Tax plan not seen swaying wealthy givers
Changes in the charitable-deduction rate and the estate tax will have little effect on most wealthy givers, a new study says.
Arts & Science Council drive falls short
The council’s 2009 campaign raised slightly more than $7 million, falling short of its $11.2 million goal.
Wealthiest donors gave less in 2007
Average contributions by the wealthiest donors in the U.S. dropped by more than $100,000 between 2005 and 2007, says a new study of high net-worth donors.
New Hampshire nonprofits ‘essential’
The state’s charitable organizations funnel $8.3 billion into the economy and employ one in eight residents, a new study says.
Bank of America honors community builders
The bank’s foundation is launching the sixth year of its Neighborhood Excellence Initiative, which recognizes organizations and leaders working to bolster their communities.
Youth group urges long-term service
Youth Service America launches the Semester of Service campaign to encourage young people to engage in long-term community-service projects.
Wealthy seek connection in giving
While most high-net-worth donors give to the same charities year after year, most who stop giving do so because they feel they’ve lost touch with the organization, a new study says.
Business owners donate more, report says
Entrepreneurs are more likely to contribute to charitable causes than are people who do not own businesses, says a report by the Heritage Foundation.
United Way aims for year-round corporate engagement
A new strategy focuses on involving companies and their employees in giving, advocacy and volunteering to achieve long-term goals in education, income and health.
Corporate funders retool giving strategies
Some companies are increasing their giving, some are reassessing their philanthropic strategies, and some are looking for ways to collaborate with one another.