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New survey: Black, Latinx and Asian American donors give more to social and racial justice causes purpose

Sep. 13, 2021 2:49 pm

New survey: Black, Latinx and Asian American donors give more to social and racial justice causes

"We also see that African Americans are the most likely to give to strangers of all racial and ethnic groups," say researchers and guest columnists Wendy Chen and Una Osili.
If Jeff Bezos gave you $100M to help grow a nonprofit, which would you choose? purpose

Jul. 22, 2021 12:11 pm

If Jeff Bezos gave you $100M to help grow a nonprofit, which would you choose?

When we posed that question via our newsletter yesterday, four community members immediately responded — three of them spotlighting deserving organizational recipients, and one of them with a plan that would make the lives Philadelphians a lot healthier.
A new reason Americans are getting leery of billionaire donors purpose

Jun. 11, 2021 11:50 am

A new reason Americans are getting leery of billionaire donors

The debate over the value of the charitable giving done by America’s billionaires — whether it’s a force for good, perpetuates enduring social problems or does some of both — was recently rekindled.
4 new findings shed light on crowdfunding for charity purpose

Jun. 4, 2021 1:19 pm

4 new findings shed light on crowdfunding for charity

There’s no doubt that crowdfunding is on the rise — campaigns help pay for everything from hospital bills and COVID-19 relief for restaurants to college tuition and launching new companies, say guest columnists Jon Bergdoll and Jacqueline Ackerman.
After years of conducting community health needs assessments, why weren’t we more prepared for COVID? purpose

Apr. 27, 2021 12:28 pm

After years of conducting community health needs assessments, why weren’t we more prepared for COVID?

One reason may be the years of decreasing levels of community-directed spending from hospitals — particularly nonprofit hospitals.
What the $25 billion the biggest US donors gave in 2020 says about high-dollar charity today funding

Feb. 9, 2021 1:53 pm

What the $25 billion the biggest US donors gave in 2020 says about high-dollar charity today

Guest columnists David Campbell, Elizabeth Dale and Jasmine McGinnis Johnson take a look at the gifts given by the 50 top American donors this year and what they portend for the future of charitable giving in the United States.
Salima Suswell talks about the pandemic, this year’s Eid and charity as a Muslim obligation purpose

Aug. 24, 2020 11:41 am

Salima Suswell talks about the pandemic, this year’s Eid and charity as a Muslim obligation

When Suswell was growing up her family sometimes had to rely on help from local charities, but there were none that specifically focused on supporting Muslims in need. 
Through PIF^2’s social impact mobile game platform, users are playing it forward for charity purpose

Jul. 27, 2020 11:24 am

Through PIF^2’s social impact mobile game platform, users are playing it forward for charity

This NJ start-up raises money for charitable organizations via ad revenue and in-app purchases users accumulate by playing mobile games.
How to decide which organization gets your money method

Jun. 14, 2019 7:34 am

How to decide which organization gets your money

Columnist Valerie Johnson outlines how to get "a good read on who is doing good work, who is using donations responsibly, and who is really meeting their mission."
Should I give to paid canvassers? funding

Jan. 4, 2018 9:39 am

Should I give to paid canvassers?

"How to Give" columnist Lansie Sylvia's not a fan. Here's why.

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