Chronicle of Philanthropy

Tactical Philanthropy Advisors, Serving High Net Worth Donors, Launches Today
August 31, 2009

Burlingame, CA, August 31, 2009 — Tactical Philanthropy Advisors, an advisory firm working with wealthy individuals and families, launched today. It is headed by Sean Stannard-Stockton, co-founder of a wealth advisory firm focused on philanthropists, a columnist for the Chronicle of Philanthropy and author of the industry leading blog Tactical Philanthropy.

Rich Feel Guilty About Giving to Charity
May 20, 2009

May 18, 2009, The Wall Street Journal — It is one thing to feel guilty about buying a $5,000 handbag these days. But are the rich also feeling guilty about giving to charity?

Fundraising Returns Reach New Low Point, Study Finds
April 1, 2009

New Orleans, March 30, 2009, Chronicle of Philanthropy — Forty-six percent of nonprofit organizations raised more money last year compared with 2007, according to preliminary findings of an annual survey, released here today by the Association of Fundraising Professionals.

New Research Sheds Light on Bequest Giving
April 1, 2009

New Orleans, April 1, 2009, Chronicle of Philanthropy — In contrast to individual, foundation, and corporate giving, which tend to drop or remain flat during tough economic times, giving through charitable bequests usually grows during a recession, according to fund raisers.

Social-Enterprise Network Raises $750-Million
March 27, 2009

March 26, 2009, The Chronicle of Philanthropy — A group of foundations, social-venture funds, and international-development organizations has formed a new network to try to increase investment in and business assistance available to small and medium-sized businesses in developing countries.

Congress Gives Big Boost to National Service
March 19, 2009

The move to expand the country’s national-service programs got a significant boost on Wednesday, when the House of Representatives adopted legislation to create an array of new volunteer projects and a Senate committee approved a similar measure.