May 30, 2013

The New Science of Giving

A young Houston couple is planning to give away $4 billion—but only to projects that prove they are worth it. Can they redefine the world of philanthropy?

Aug 30, 2012

Ideas from the NC Philanthropy Conference

“Be the Change” was the theme of last week’s Association of Fundraising Professionals’ Eighth Annual NC Philanthropy Conference. Read more for some ideas shared during the breakout sessions.

Jul 23, 2012

Videos that Move Us to Laugh, Cry, Think and Act

Videos are a valuable tool for nonprofits to spread their messages. To celebrate this communication medium, we are sharing some of our favorite YouTube videos with our Philanthropy Journal readers.

Jul 11, 2008

Talent in philanthropy: Hiring good talent scouts

Gara LaMarche, president and CEO of Atlantic Philanthropies, says funding the most effective programs is about finding them – by hiring ‘talent scouts.’

Jun 30, 2008

Business owners seen giving to create change

High-net-worth business owners give to charity based on their personal beliefs, not for personal reward, says a new study.

Jun 20, 2008

Talent in philanthropy: Generalist or specialist?

Gara LaMarche, president and CEO of Atlantic Philanthropies, examines the benefits and detriments of foundations’ preference for program officers with narrow expertise.

Mar 18, 2008

Israelis find philanthropy important

While many Israelis believe social programs are government’s responsibility, they have a positive view of philanthropy, a new survey says.