National Philanthropic Trust

Feb 27, 2017

2.27.17 US Nonprofit News

WHRO Public Media receives a $3 million gift from Hampton Roads leader Jane Batten, Maternity Care Coalition honors the W.K Kellogg Foundation with the Spirit of Motherhood Award, Bonnaroo Works Fund is accepting grant applications until April 8th, and more.

Oct 3, 2016

10.3.16 US Nonprofit News

Legal Services of the Hudson Valley was awarded a two-year, $225,000 grant from The Dyson Foundation. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Foundation has named Monique Saunders Patrick as chief operating officer, and more.

Aug 1, 2016

8.1.16 US Nonprofit News

Wells Fargo Foundation donates $25,000 to the Community Foundation of Greater Flint, Archangel Ancient Tree Archive to clone California’s giant sequoias, The UnitedHealthcare Children’s Foundation raises $2.2 million to help families pay for child medical expenses, and more.

Jul 18, 2016

The History of Global Charitable Giving: Why We Need to Remember

The National Philanthropic Trust reveals the history of philanthropy and how it is more global, more broadly defined, and has more impact than we can imagine.

Jan 9, 2012

Recovery seen for donor-advised funds

After sustaining big hits in the wake of the recession, donor-advised funds in the U.S. saw a rebound in 2010, but have yet to regain their peak asset and contribution levels, a new report says.

Dec 15, 2010

Donor-advised funds see declines

Donor-advised funds in 2009 posted declines for the second straight year in the value of their assets, in contributions they received, and in grants they made, a new report says.

Jan 18, 2010

Grants from donor-advised funds grow

While assets in donor-advised funds took a hit last year, contributions to the funds and grants paid out both grew, a new study says.

Jan 15, 2009

Broken economy holds fundraising promise

The worst of times for the economy may be the best of times for nonprofits to focus on their fundraising.

Jan 9, 2009

Bequests best in down economy

For fundraisers trying to promote planned giving in a down economy, the tried-and-true bequest is the best option, says Eileen Heisman, CEO of the National Philanthropic Trust.

Jan 6, 2009

Donor-advised funds grow

In 2007, these vehicles for charitable giving held about $27.7 billion in assets and took in a total of $8 billion in donations, a new study says.