February 17, 2012

February 17: Philanthropy News


The Four Tenets of a Philanthropist
Wall Street Journal

Joel E. Smilow has a simple way to determine his charitable giving. A gift needs to fulfill the four categories of his personal.  The philosophy is this: Do it now, leverage the gift, make a difference and get accountability.

Study: Growth Of Online Giving Slowed In 2011
The NonProfit Times

Online giving pretty much marked time during 2011, reversing multiple years of double-digit gains. Donors clicked and gave just 0.3 percent more during 2011 . . .

Drayton's grand slam
Houston Chronicle

Dr. Alfred Knight, president of the Scott & White Healthcare Foundation, said the McLanes requested that the amount of the donation not be released.

Couple's gift thought to be largest-ever to community fund
New Jersey Jewish News

The gift comes from the Cooperman Family Foundation. According to JCF executive director Joshua Rednik, a minimum of $10 million will be placed in the ...

Many Nonprofit Leaders See Flat Spending for Charities in 2013 ...
Chronicle of Philanthropy

But it proposes few big increases either, despite what nonprofit leaders say is a .... See as Good News Flat Spending for Charities in 2013 Federal Budget 1.

Banks' Philanthropy Needs Greater Oversight, Says Watchdog
Chronicle of Philanthropy

Banks often tout the possibility of bigger philanthropy budgets and greater charitable impact when they seek to merge, said the National Committee for ...

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