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?
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.
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.
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.’
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.
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.
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.