Giving When It Hurts
April 27, 2009, Forbes.com — We all know what is happening in the stock market and with investment portfolios ? it's hit almost all of us where it hurts most: in the pocketbook. One sector where this is particularly evident is philanthropy, where there's been a veritable paradigm shift in how we think about what it means to be charitable. While the passion and concern that drives many charitable interests may not have changed, the capacity to give to the causes they care about has changed for many people.