Advisors, Execs Give Back During the Holidays
Teams of advisors are supporing the arts, James Hamilton of Raymand James says, while LPL’s CEO is growing a beard for an animal charity.
Bill Gates Issues Annual Foundation Letter
Gates pushes innovations in measurement for delivery of effective services.
U.S. Tops Index of Most Charitable Nations
Proportionally, more Americans contributed in some way than in any other country, according to Charities Aid Foundation.
Act Now on These Expiring Tax Breaks: IRA Charitable Rollovers, Bonus Depreciation
You can’t count on Congress to renew tax provisions set to expire at year-end, so get clients to act now, especially on these two items.
Plan to Limit Charitable Tax Deduction Would Cut Gifts by $9.4B: AEI
American Enterprise Institute study warns top 1% would lose incentive to give.
Donor-Advised Fund Accounts Gained $13.7 Billion in 2012
Donor-advised funds experienced double-digit growth in assets and contributions in 2012, according to National Philanthropic Trust’s annual report.
New Technologies Can Facilitate Foundation Collaboration
The Monitor Institute and the Foundation Center released a report on their research into how new technologies can facilitate collaborations and reduce inefficiencies.
Donors’ Surprising Thoughts on Hot Topics in Philanthropy
Should foundations get a say in grantees’ operations? How does a charity’s effectiveness affect giving decisions? A Foundation Source survey tackled these questions.
How to Channel Bill Gross and Maximize Clients’ Charity
As PIMCO's bond king upstages Gates and Buffett, here's how you can help clients respond to inequality.
Bill Gross and His Wife Commit Entire Fortune to Charity
Bill Gross and Carl Icahn got into a verbal boxing match about philanthropy last week.