Smaller U.S. Private Foundations Thrived in 2013
Private foundations with less than $50 million in assets saw their endowments grow in 2013 for the second consecutive year, Foundation Source reported.
Smaller Private Foundations More Generous Than Larger Peers in 2011: Report
The general public tends to know a lot about the activities of the big foundations–MacArthur, Gates, Ford–because most reporting focuses on the largest ones. But what about small to midsize private foundations?
Crowdfunding Enters the Charitable Giving Tool Kit
Nonprofit organizations and other charitable groups focused on worthy causes are always on the lookout for new ways to raise funds. Crowdfunding, an offshoot of crowdsourcing, is gaining traction as a tool for nonprofits and philanthropists.
Philanthropy Focus: Page Snow on Private Foundation Fundraising
Private foundations that actively raise funds are usually thought to need extra money. Now, this notion is being turned on its head, according to Page Eberstadt Snow of Foundation Source, the private foundation outsourcing firm.
Philanthropy Focus: Page Snow on Advisors and 'Impact' Investing
If you want wealthy clients, learn about a new trend of mission-related investments. Page Eberstadt Snow, Foundation Source's chief philanthropic officer, says private foundations are judging advisors by their expertise in this area.
Fidelity Boosts Philanthropic Resources for Family Offices
Fidelity Family Office Services in an alliance with Foundation Source is expanding the resources available for philanthropic planning for family offices.
How do you Simplify Family Foundations?
Foundation Source is launching a comprehensive advisory service, and has named the firm's Chief Philanthropic Officer, Page Snow, president of the new service, Foundation Source Advisors.
When Cup Runneth Over
Most wealth advisors find themselves poorly positioned when it comes to one of their high-net-worth clients' most worthwhile impulses--the impulse to give money away. With...
Private, but Reasonable
Of the many charitable avenues an advisor could steer a client down, private foundations might be more reasonable than you think. The New York-based Foundation...
Front Seat Driver
Altruistic charitable giving notwithstanding, philanthropy is pretty much a fourth-quarter phenomenon. Given the outpouring of donations following 9/11 (individuals contributed some $1.25 billion while foundations...