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.
Jul. 13, 2021 11:33 am
Can mindfulness make you generous? The answer might depend on whether you more often use ‘we’ than ‘I’
Hospitals, schools, prisons promote tout its benefits, and more than 1 in 5 employers offers training in it. But the way we practice mindfulness may be making us more selfish, says guest columnist Michael Poulin.
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.
Dec. 3, 2020 7:59 am
Moving beyond philanthropy
Guest columnist Monique Curry-Mims looks at the definition of philanthropy and wonders if it fits the ways we are currently showing up for those in need.
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.
Sep. 10, 2020 1:42 pm
COVID-19 funding: Seniors both need more and give more
The University of Pennsylvania’s Center for High Impact Philanthropy estimates that of the $11.3 million that has been awarded to COVID-related health causes regionally, only 1%, or $131,500 was directed to nursing homes and assisted living facilities.
Aug. 12, 2020 1:42 pm
Black philanthropy and the Divine Nine
Approximately 60% of the multicultural meetings that the PHLCVB helps bring to Philadelphia are derived from the African Diaspora, chief among them the annual meetings held by Black fraternities and sororities.
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.
Jan. 1, 2020 7:31 am
Astrological philanthrophy? Let’s talk zodiac sun signs and giving in 2020
According to an Aug. 2019 MTV poll, one third of Gen Zers decide who they date based on astrology. Could deciding what social impact org to donate to be next? Just for fun, we imagine what that might look like.
Nov. 19, 2019 8:00 am
#GivingTuesday is almost here. How will you help transform Philadelphia?
Celebrate GivingTuesday on December 3, and join millions around the world participating in the global generosity movement.