When I think of the next generation of donors, I think of individuals who were raised in an on-demand culture and have been shaped by social media, mobile technology, a post 9/11 world, and a deep recession. They are self-starters, self-learners, and self-motivators. Universal connectivity, highly curated global information, on-demand video, and 24/7 news cycles […]
Women make up 45 percent of American millionaires. In 2013, an estimated 60 percent of high-net-worth women made their own fortunes, and some estimates put as many as two-thirds of all wealth in the U.S. will be controlled by women by the year 2030. Women’s influence in philanthropy continues to change. Did you know that […]
This week brings record setting gifts for education and children’s hospitals and a new report on the distribution of wealth in the world.
5 Takeaways from the Major Gifts Fundraising Benchmark Study The 2017 Major Gifts Fundraising Benchmark Study was recently completed and released. For the study, over 600 nonprofit organizations in a variety of sectors from the U.S. and Canada were polled in early 2017. This study was sponsored by the Association of Philanthropic Counsel, funded by […]
2017 will be remembered for many events at colleges, universities, hospitals, and medical centers as each has celebrated highpoints and dealt with some disappointments. Overall, when the final numbers are tallied, it will be a good year for philanthropy. As we reflect, we see 2017 shaped by three big events that will impact your development […]
This week brings a review of the tax reform on donor-advised funds and charitable giving as well as major gifts to nonprofits.
The first week of December brings 8 and 9-figure gifts to universities and healthcare and a new report on demographics and giving.
The first week of November brings two donor engagement reports, large gifts to universities, and a report on the impact of the proposed tax bill on giving.
The last week of October brings two nine-figure gifts to universities and looks at philanthropy of the wealthiest.
This week brings large gifts to universities and other nonprofits, including organizations focused on environmental priorities.
This week in philanthropy we continue to see a wide breadth of support for disaster relief as well as large gifts to educational institutions.
This week in philanthropy brings major gifts from companies and foundations, a board diversity report, and a Hollywood telethon to raise funds for hurricane relief efforts.
This week in philanthropy brings major gifts from companies, professional athletes, and professional athletic organizations to support Harvey relief efforts.
This week brings another 9-figure donation from Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, a matching gift to help the homeless and a new report on philanthropy and large scale social impact.
This week highlights some major gifts to nonprofits, record breaking donation distributions from one of the largest Jewish donor-advised fund, and a new nonprofit exchange traded fund platform.