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  • 30 Jun 2014 11:17 AM | Laura Parshall (Administrator)

    According to a new analysis of nearly 64,000 Fidelity Charitable donor-advised funds, the average number of grants awarded per account increased to 7.9 in 2013, while the average grant size increased to more than $4,000.

  • 30 Jun 2014 11:12 AM | Laura Parshall (Administrator)
    Charitable contributions from individuals, corporations, and foundations totaled an estimated $335.17 billion in 2013, up 4.4 percent, or 3 percent in inflation-adjusted dollars, from the revised estimate of $320.97 billion for 2012, a new report from the Giving USA Foundation and the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy finds.

  • 30 Jun 2014 11:10 AM | Laura Parshall (Administrator)

    Three out of five donors to Vanguard Charitable donor-advised funds follow a long-term plan in their philanthropic giving, a report from Vanguard Charitable finds.

  • 30 Jun 2014 11:02 AM | Laura Parshall (Administrator)

    Nonprofits are launching prize competitions to challenge people to solve problems. This press release links to a report that contains lessons learned from similar efforts by federal agencies.

  • 30 Jun 2014 11:00 AM | Laura Parshall (Administrator)

    It appears that the Chinese government is intensifying its scrutiny of foreign nonprofits with offices in the country.

  • 30 Jun 2014 10:55 AM | Laura Parshall (Administrator)

    The Arnolds' latest gift to Rice University is evidence of a new way of looking at higher education philanthropy.

  • 30 Jun 2014 10:51 AM | Laura Parshall (Administrator)
    While businesses are increasingly embracing philanthropy, most of them have yet to use it as a tool to increase employee engagement.

  • 30 Jun 2014 10:48 AM | Laura Parshall (Administrator)

    The National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy has created a website that features not only crowd-sourced reviews but in-depth, expert evaluations as well.

  • 30 Jun 2014 10:45 AM | Laura Parshall (Administrator)

    Wealthy people are increasingly involving their children and grandchildren in family philanthropy in order to help teach their values and ideals. (Registration is required, but is free.)

  • 30 Jun 2014 10:36 AM | Laura Parshall (Administrator)

    Philanthropy is on the rise in Asia, with roughly 40 per cent of the wealth donated going to education last year.

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