Snap Poll: Increases in tax rates will not greatly affect charitable giving
A recent PJ Snap Poll asked readers how increases in the 2013 payroll deduction and the highest marginal income tax rates will impact their charitable giving this year. Overall, the answer for three-fourths of the 248 people who responded is – not at all. Other research helps explain why.
Student Social Entrepreneurs Take Top Prize
Frustrated by the continual dependence of nonprofits on fundraising to carry out their missions, Ryan O'Donnell, a junior at North Carolina State University, decided to create change from change (pennies).
Annual Giving Report Released
The Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University and Giving USA released The Annual Report on Philanthropy for the Year 2011 on Tuesday. In its 57th publication, the report aims to take a pulse of yearly giving to charitable organizations.
Research studies suggest ways to E.A.R.N. donations
Why do people give to charities? Although individual donors are unique and their perceptions of different charities are far from uniform, research has confirmed some common factors that increase the odds of getting donations.
Largest U.S. donors named
Two hoteliers, the late Leona Helmsley and William Barron Hilton, topped Slate Magazine’s annual list of the 60 largest American donors last year.