Philanthropy News

Sep 16 2013 - 10:55am

Aug 8 2013 - 1:38pm

According to blackbaud's latest study, "In short, the odds are strong that for the vast majority of causes, your next donor will be over age 50."blackbaud study: The next generation of American giving - charitable habits of generations Y, X, Baby Boomers, and Matures

Jul 24 2013 - 9:30am

Toyota Motor Corporation Public Affairs Manager Katarina Persic shared insights into how the car giant develops partnerships and makes decisions when it comes to community and social responsibility.

Persic spoke to delegates at the Not for Profit and Corporate Partnerships conference held in Sydney on Tuesday where she said employee engagement and involvement played a big role.

Jun 18 2013 - 9:59am

Instead of focusing on the percentage of charity’s expenses that go to administrative and fundraising costs—commonly referred to as “overhead”—we need to focus on what really matters: impact.

Apr 2 2013 - 11:14am

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Jan 10 2013 - 4:19pm

On Wednesday, January 30, 2013, the District of Columbia will conduct its annual census of homeless persons living on the street.

Oct 26 2012 - 11:14am

Leaders of big nationwide nonprofits sent letters to President Obama and Mitt Romney on Thursday urging the presidential candidates to reconsider their proposals to cut the charitable tax deduction.

A special gathering has been scheduled on December 4 and 5 to bring hundreds individuals to Washington to tell members of Congress that any tax changes that led to decline in private giving would devastate nonprofits and the people they serve.

Aug 30 2012 - 9:58am

CINCINNATI — A facial tissue brand has partnered with an organization that promotes the economic independence of disadvantaged women.

Aug 29 2012 - 9:44am

Donor Disclosures501(c)(3) nonprofits must abide by many IRS rules in exchange for their considerable tax advantages. The most common rules have to do with disclosures to donors. Here is a good article listing some of the most important laws governing this aspect of your fundraising endeavors.  >> Read More.

Aug 20 2012 - 9:34am
  • Who is more generous, low-income, middle-income or wealthy households?
  • Are religious individuals more generous than non-religious individuals?
  • Does being a resident of a red state versus a blue state depict your level of generosity?
  • How about tax incentives - do special tax benefits to charity donors actually make a significant difference?

Aug 17 2012 - 1:42pm

This past week, the DC Interagency Council on Homelessness voted to pass the 2012-2013 Winter Plan, which describes how the DC government and service providers will coordinate shelter and services during hypothermia season (November 1, 2012 - March 31, 2013.)

Aug 8 2012 - 11:24am

How much does an employer's decision concerning employee engagement play into the overall corporate culture of giving and volunteering (or lack of giving and volunteering) at an organization?

Recently, I had the opportunity to speak about this subject on the Not-for-Profit Exchange Blog Talk Radio.  Here's why we at America's Charities believe that employee engagement is the glue between giving and volunteering that is so important:

Aug 6 2012 - 7:36am

Jul 2 2012 - 10:49am

Barbara Louise Clouse returned to The Children's Inn at NIH on June 20th for the first time since her daughter's death three years ago.  Diagnosed with primary liver cancer when she was 23,  Clouse's daughter , Michelle spent the next two years at The Children's Inn while her parents took turns at her side.

Jun 21 2012 - 3:34pm

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Apr 21 2012 - 4:48pm

As part of the sixth annual four-day Soldier Ride organized by the Wounded Warrior Project, a group of military veterans has been riding bikes this week around Washington, D.C. and in cities across the country. Many of the bikes have been reconfigured so that soldiers who lost limbs and suffered wounds in war could feel the power in their grace and the wind in their faces.

Apr 18 2012 - 9:55am