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An economist outlines the impact of the charitable deduction purpose

Jul. 6, 2021 9:37 am

An economist outlines the impact of the charitable deduction

Even though it is available only for the 10% of American taxpayers who itemize their tax returns, guest columnist Patrick Rooney says giving incentives affect the amount donors actually give.
Giving while female: Women are more likely to donate to charities than men of equal means purpose

Mar. 23, 2021 12:21 pm

Giving while female: Women are more likely to donate to charities than men of equal means

Women also show a greater preference for collective giving and other collaborative charitable efforts than men. Most people who take part in giving circles are women, say guest columnists Tara Skidmore and Charles Sellen.
Nonprofits are struggling to do more with less money, but donors and volunteers can help: 5 questions answered purpose

Dec. 2, 2020 8:03 am

Nonprofits are struggling to do more with less money, but donors and volunteers can help: 5 questions answered

It’s critically important that everyone who can afford to donate to nonprofits does so now, says guest columnist Erica Mills Barnhart.
US giving reached a near-record $450 billion in 2019 funding

Jun. 17, 2020 11:00 am

US giving reached a near-record $450 billion in 2019

It’s too soon to tell about 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the recession underway and widespread social movements for racial justice, but guest columnist Anna Pruitt looks at three long-term trends to watch.
Charitable giving: Are the rich really stingier than the rest of us? funding

May 21, 2020 12:56 pm

Charitable giving: Are the rich really stingier than the rest of us?

Many people believe that the rich are inherently less generous — or that they donate only to museums and art galleries, preferably at fancy galas. But not so fast, says Benjamin Priday, an economist who studies charitable giving.
Today is #GivingTuesday! Here are 60 local nonprofit campaigns for you to support purpose

Dec. 3, 2019 8:37 am

Today is #GivingTuesday! Here are 60 local nonprofit campaigns for you to support

An incomplete list of the myriad local organizations participating in the global philanthropic holiday.
Money Moves: The eagle-eyed will notice that these grants and donations total more than $11 million funding

May 6, 2019 8:15 am

Money Moves: The eagle-eyed will notice that these grants and donations total more than $11 million

The Pew Charitable Trusts, the Fund for the School District of Philadelphia, NRG Gives, Eagles Autism Challenge and more, made significant awards to area organizations in April.
In conversation with Bill Golderer: On changes at Philly’s United Way, his new hires and the bat signal purpose

Apr. 15, 2019 8:00 am

In conversation with Bill Golderer: On changes at Philly’s United Way, his new hires and the bat signal

The CEO with a gift for memorable turns-of-phrase and pop culture allusions has a plan to drop Philadelphia's poverty rate by six percentage points.
Rooster Soup Co. is open and folks are loving it results

Jan. 26, 2017 10:52 am

Rooster Soup Co. is open and folks are loving it

"Soup, duh," says Zagat about the charity-minded luncheonette. "Delicious and belly-warming," claims Tablet mag. "A touch of Jewishness," raves Philly.com.
This Philly startup helps you meet refugee aid workers’ needs method

Jan. 19, 2017 7:43 am

This Philly startup helps you meet refugee aid workers’ needs

NeedsList is a "holistic needs management" platform that connects individuals to refugee aid workers at small NGOs.

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