Optimizing Clients’ Charitable Giving This Season
Clients’ portfolios have done well this year, so charitable giving seems appropriate. But what’s the best way to practice philanthropy?
Where Charitable Giving May Head With Trump
Studies by the Congressional Budget Office and Treasury have suggested that repealing the estate tax would cut into philanthropy.
3 Big Complaints About Donor-Advised Funds
Most complaints about the fastest-growing charitable giving vehicle in America are overstated, says Howard Husock of the Manhattan Institute.
How Wealthy Americans Spend Their Money in These 14 Categories
A Spectrem study finds some spend more than $100,000 on everyday and luxury items.
U.S. Philanthropy Becoming Increasingly ‘Top-Heavy’: Report
Growing inequity in giving poses risks for both charities and the public, according to the Institute for Policy Studies.
Surge in Donor-Advised-Fund Growth Continued in 2015: NPT Report
National Philanthropic Trust predicts continued growth in contributions.
Trump’s Campaign Pledges Would Slash Some Nonprofits: Philanthropy Report
Caps on deductions and slashed spending would cut many charities to the bone, according to The Chronicle of Philanthropy.
Top 15 Charities for 2015 Fundraising
Private support for Philanthropy 400 organizations increased by 7% over 2014.
Harvard Raises Record $1.2B, but Slow Returns Crimp Budget
Fundraising total is second-largest ever in higher education; “more restraint on spending will be called for,” school says.
Where Wealthy Donors Give and What They Expect: U.S. Trust Survey
The wealthy contributed to eight different nonprofit organizations on average, with most giving to basic needs groups.