Fidelity Charitable Donors Granted $1.1 Billion in First Half
This was a 19% increase over the same period last year, Fidelity Charitable reported this week.
Vanguard Charitable Reports on 10 Years of Giving Through Donor-Advised Funds
Questions exist about DAFs’ effectiveness and the charitable intent of donors who use them. Vanguard studied 10 years of account data to find answers.
Donor-Advised Funds Aid Financial Planning, Teach Children About Giving
Families with donor-advised fund accounts are using them to prepare the next generation to take up the family’s giving legacy, according to Fidelity Charitable.
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.
Financial Coaching Leads to Higher Credit Scores, More Savings
New research suggests that financial coaching can help low- and middle-income families in a lasting way.
Making an Impact in Challenging Times: A Profile of Donor Advised Funds' Giving
Fidelity Charitable's comprehensive report on the giving patterns of donor-advised funds shows DAFs are seen as a ‘ready reserve’ for giving in difficult economic times.
10 Most Generous U.S. Cities for Online Donations in 2012
Overall charitable giving in the U.S. last year was relatively flat, but online giving saw double-digit growth, according to recent research by Blackbaud.
Nonprofit Fundraising Eked Out 2% Growth in 2012: Blackbaud
But online giving grew 11%, according to Blackbaud’s Charitable Giving Report.
Fidelity Charitable Sees Record Grants and Contributions in 2012
Last year’s improved stock market and economic conditions—and an uncertain tax environment—made donors feel more charitable.
Nonprofits Aren’t Afraid to Demonstrate Their Effectiveness: Study
The Center for Effective Philanthropy reported that most nonprofits want more support from funders to assess and improve their impact.