The 60th edition of Giving USA, released June 16, 2015, showed continued growth in charitable giving in the year 2014. Americans gave an estimated $358.38 billion to charity in 2014, surpassing the peak last seen before the Great Recession. That total slightly exceeded the benchmark year of 2007, when giving hit an estimated inflation adjusted …Read More..
by Tim Ardillo A recent Boston Globe article has once again drawn attention to an issue we have been warned about for several years – a predicted mass leadership transition among nonprofits. Though we have long been warned about the anticipated change as boomers retire from leadership roles at the nonprofits many of …Read More..
by Angela White While we all know many examples of extreme generosity through charitable bequests, a new CNBC survey of high-net-worth individuals paints a different picture. This poll published in the Chronicle of Philanthropy in May 2015 indicates that 59% of the 750 millionaires polled agreed that there is “no such …Read More..