Global Philanthropists Put Growing Demands on Advisors
Advisors need more tools to add value for increasingly sophisticated overseas donor clients, says Maggi Alexander of The Philanthropic Initiative.
15 Most Generous American Donors in 2013
The Chronicle of Philanthropy’s annual ranking of the top 50 donors to charitable causes showed contributions rose 4% over 2012.
Giving Pledge Draws ‘Paltry’ Interest Among Billionaires
Wealth-X investigates why only 5% of the world's billionaires have signed the Buffett-Gates pledge to leave half their wealth to charity.
7 Billionaires Pledge Half Their Wealth to Charity
Groupon CEO Eric Lefkofsky and a top hotel executive are among the latest crop of Giving Pledgers.
Bill Gates Issues Annual Foundation Letter
Gates pushes innovations in measurement for delivery of effective services.
Could American Donors Be More Generous?
Americans give more to charity as a percentage of GDP than their counterparts in many other major industrial countries, but advocates would like to push this rate higher.
9 Philanthropists Join Buffett-Gates Giving Pledge Initiative
Nine more ultrawealthy families, including two from outside the U.S., have pledged half their wealth to charity.
12 Non-U.S. Investors Who Pledged Half Their Wealth to Charity
Billionaire families from eight countries have joined the Giving Pledge started in 2010 by Warren Buffett and Bill Gates.
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.