Top 15 Charities for 2014 Fundraising
Donor-advised sponsors have elbowed their way into the top ranks of U.S.-based charities, according to The Chronicle of Philanthropy’s list of the 400 top nonprofits.
About Half of Foundations Pay Board Members and Allow Unlimited Terms
A recent study by the Center for Effective Philanthropy examined private foundation governance.
Retirees to Add $8 Trillion to Economy Through Charity: Report
Advisors who want to serve all of a client’s needs, particularly in retirement, should make sure they are well-versed in philanthropic planning.
Charity Donors Demand Low Overhead Spending
A new poll commissioned by The Chronicle of Philanthropy found significant concerns about nonprofits’ spending.
U.S. Nonprofits Lost 3% of Donors in 2014
While overall donations increased, charities lost more donors than they recruited, the Fundraising Effectiveness Project found.
USAA Debuts Online Financial Planning Tool for Military Members, Veterans and Their Families
The Financial Readiness Score comes on line just weeks before new pension plan options for veterans are expected to take effect.
Schwab Donor-Advised Fund Clients Gave $1 Billion to Charity in FY2015
Clients supported 42,000 charities, Schwab Charitable reported.
Impact Investing Returns as Good as S&P 500: Wharton
Must impact fund managers sacrifice their funds’ missions to maximize returns? That’s the question a new paper from the Wharton School seeks to answer.
Now Is the Time for Charitable Lead Trusts
For clients with complex estate and transfer tax planning needs, now might be a good time to establish a charitable trust before rates rise.
Can Wall Street Cure Cancer?
MIT Sloan professor Andrew Lo is calling for an investable "mega-fund" for cancer research.