Foundation investment returns dive in 2008
U.S. foundations lost an average of 26 percent on their endowment investments in 2008, but almost half gave away more money last year than the year before, a new study says.
Past sheds light on foundation giving
Foundation giving this year likely will outpace inflation this year, a new report says, but the outlook for next year is murkier.
Past sheds light on recession giving
Past recessions have slowed the rate of growth in charitable giving, stalling gifts in some sectors and while spurring increases in others, a new study says.
Foundations aid struggling families
As the economy continues to falter, almost all U.S. foundations are working in some way to help the families hardest hit, a new study says.
Endowments geared for downturn
Charitable endowments are counting on diversified investment strategies to weather the looming recession.
Financial woes worry many
Worries about the economy and personal finances are top-of-mind for many Americans in the run-up to the 2008 election, a new report says.