Financial Services

Impact Investing Changes the Way Donors Help Nonprofits
May 15, 2019 at 1:04 pm

Today, impact investing has become an essential topic for philanthropic engagement and discussion, and even the Catholic Church has gotten on the impact investment train. Under the direction of Pope Francis, the Church understands that it also takes making money to make a difference...

FASB E-Book
January 29, 2019 at 4:45 pm

The difference between charity and philanthropy In 2015, Goldman Sachs bought Imprint Capital, which is an investment firm that specializes in developing portfolios that are attractive to socially conscious clients. More recently, the MacArthur Foundation created the Catalytic Capital Consortium and made an investment of $150 million toward patient financing, which takes impact investing a […]

Then & Now: The Evolution of Donor-Advised Funds
September 19, 2018 at 12:45 pm

As we discussed last year in the April issue of NonProfit PRO, donor-advised funds have been picking up speed lately, and they’re rapidly growing in popularity as the way to give to charities.

Making Green Work: Nonprofit Finance Program Enables Capital Improvements and Lower Operating Expenses
April 3, 2018 at 12:18 pm

Reducing the fundraising burden against operational expenses or minimizing the scale required of a capital campaign for physical improvements is possible. A new financial tool, recently deployed by both Volunteers of America Chesapeake and The Simon Foundation, demonstrates a capital conservation technique that can be utilized by countless nonprofit organizations throughout the U.S...

How to Make Donating Easy For Your Nonprofit Donors
March 1, 2018 at 12:09 pm

If you work for a U.S. charity, you might have noticed a positive change in affairs. Yep, donations have gone up in recent years. According to Giving USA’s most current report on philanthropy, annual charitable donations reached a new high of $390 billion in 2016, with individual giving increasing 4 percent across the board. That’s good news for everyone...