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.
Schwab’s Bernie Clark Urges Advisors to Evolve; Unveils Robo-Advisor Upgrades
Since wirehouses “want to look like you,” head of Schwab custody unit urges advisors to evolve to meet client needs.
Schwab, Fidelity Having Banner Year for Charitable Giving
The donor-advised funds of Schwab and Fidelity report big increases in deployments through the third quarter.