If the 2012 election campaign has plunged you into depression and convinced you that this country is going down the drain, an antidote could be a tour of a college or university campus.
11 U.S. Donors Join Buffett/Gates ‘Giving Pledge’
Eleven more wealthy U.S. families have committed to give half of their wealth to charitable causes, the Giving Pledge announced last week.
No Time to Research Nonprofits? The Giving Library Has Done It for You
The Laura and John Arnold Foundation last week released an online library with information about hundreds of American nonprofit organizations to help donors explore giving opportunities in one place.
400 Economists Endorse Romney
A former conservative official has rallied 400 economists, including five Nobel Prize winners, to sign a statement supporting Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney’s economic policies.
New Foundation Center Tool Tracks ‘Giving Pledge’ Donors
A new tool on Foundation Center's website monitors Giving Pledgers' activities as part of its 2020 strategic plan to encourage greater transparency in philanthropy.
Clinton, Other Speakers Headline Insite
Insite 2012, Pershing’s 14th-annual conference, attracted more than 2,000 attendees, many of whom are broker-dealer home office personnel and BD reps who work through Pershing’s clearing business and use its technology.
Seeking Social Media’s Payoff
In less than one year, advisor Elle Kaplan’s “online tribe,” as she calls it, has surged from 10 to more than 2,400 Twitter followers. Not coincidentally, a dozen of them have signed on as clients.
Deepak Chopra Ponders the Soul of Leadership
“Well-being is the one thing that predicts everything,” says Chopra—including the economy, social unrest, conflict, hospital admissions and financial institutions.
Chinese Surprised by U.S. Charities’ Lack of State Control
A Chinese delegation on a recent East Coast tour to learn about the U.S. nonprofit sectors couldn’t believe that government controls of these entities were so loose.
'Harry Potter' Star Supports Higher Taxes for Wealthy
Move over, Wizard of Omaha. You’ve got company–the Wizard of Little Whinging. Actor Daniel Radcliffe, best known for his portrayal of wizard Harry Potter, has come out in favor of taxing the wealthy, himself included.