Charitable Giving Linked to Higher Stocks, Not Lower Taxes
The stock market has risen 5% year to date, and that helps philanthropic giving more than fears over ending the charitable deduction hurt it, the U.S. Trust wealth strategies advisor Ramsay Slugg told AdvisorOne.
Wealthy Donors Committed and Engaged: BofA Study
Last year, individual Americans gave more than 70% of the nearly $300 billion donated to charity, and about half that amount came from the wealthiest 3% of households, according a new study.
Boomer Women Much More Charitable Than Male Counterparts
A new study has found that women born during and before the Baby Boom gave more to charity than their male counterparts.
Midsize Nonprofits Fall Short in Financial Knowledge: New Study
Gaps in financial knowledge exist among professionals at midsize nonprofits, with serious implications for those organizations and the donors who place their trust in them, according to a new study by the Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University.
5 Online Tools to Facilitate Charitable Giving
Many donors, especially those who are planning large gifts, want to know how to make their gifts more effective or to fill gaps in funding. Several online providers can meet these needs.
Wealthy Women Chief Decision Makers About Charitable Giving
Women are different from men in many respects, not least in their influence over charitable giving decisions, according to the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2011 Study of High Net Worth Women's Philanthropy, released Monday.
Charities Under Obama Tax Plans Would Feel Some Pain: Study
Tax code proposals would have limited short-term effects, but in long-term might hurt, Indiana University study finds.
Looking to Give a Million? Tool Helps Big Donors Find Right Match
A new tool lets big-dollar donors find out about the charities they want to give to before they write that check.