Wealthy Donors Worry Their Gifts Are Wasted
More than half of donors with at least $10 million said their philanthropy kept them up at night, yet few said they talked to advisors.
The Latest in Social Impact Investing: An Online Matchmaking Platform
Enable Impact matches investors to social impact companies or projects looking for Series A funding to scale up operations.
Donors Increasingly Support Charities via Mobile Devices
Donations via by smartphone or tablet shot up by 80% since 2013, according to a survey released this week by Dunham+Company.
Cash-Strapped Connecticut Licks Tax Chops at Yale Endowment Fund
A proposed bill in the state would tax endowment income in funds with $10 billion or more — a distinction that applies only to Yale.
Do Political Campaign Donations Cannibalize Charity Gifts?
Donors who made campaign gifts in 2012 actually gave more to charity than they did the year before, a study found.
20 Most Generous U.S. Donors: 2016
Overall giving by ultra-wealthy donors fell by 30% as tech entrepreneur donations plummeted.
Reducing the Impact of Obamacare’s Net Investment Income Tax
The pain of the NIIT, designed to partially fund the Affordable Care Act, can be softened by smart planning.
Andy Friedman’s 8 Tips to Cut Taxes for Clients Before Congress Acts
Nobody can accurately guess how Congress will act, so take advantage of these current tax savings, suggests The Washington Update's Friedman.
Noncash Charitable Donations: Proceed With Caution
Failure to properly document noncash gifts can result in disallowance as charitable tax deductions and even monetary penalties, the American Endowment Foundation warns.
Combine ILITs With IRA Trusts to Maximize Inherited IRA Benefits
Estate planning for IRA assets can be complicated. An irrevocable life insurance trust with an IRA trust can provide a solution.