October 7, 2009, Forbes - In an age of packed schedules and dwindling funds, we may not feel we have the time or money to devote to charitable giving. Fortunately for the thousands of nonprofit organizations struggling to provide critical services to our communities in this challenging economy a new wave of young and innovative social entrepreneurs has created inventive Web applications to accomplish the seemingly impossible: to spur charitable giving during a recession and to allow us to give without even opening our wallets.
September 29, 2009, Forbes — Dozens of charities, including some with brand names, have been soliciting gift annuities over the Web citing unlikely high yields and an endorsement from a fake person who is quoted as saying she is "delighted" with her investment.
September 9, 2009, Forbes — Despite managing through the worst economic conditions the U.S. has seen since the Great Depression, high-net-worth individuals are still committed to charitable giving. In fact, in many cases, they are now more generous than in years past, according to results of a survey of 500 high-net-worth and ultra-high -net-worth individuals in the U.S. and U.K. conducted by Barclays Wealth and Ledbury Research.
August 24, 2009, Forbes.com — The most exclusive subset of the world's wealthy may be this one: those living philanthropists who have already given away $1 billion or more. For the first time ever, Forbes has put together a list of the world's billion-dollar donors. Of the 793 billionaires in the world, only 11 made it into this group.
August 24, 2009, Forbes — The most exclusive subset of the world's wealthy may be this one: those living philanthropists who have already given away $1 billion or more. For the first time ever, Forbes has put together a list of the world's billion-dollar donors. Of the 793 billionaires in the world, only 11 made it into this group.
August 12, 2009 — The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation announced it has received a 4-star rating for sound fiscal management for the second year in a row from Charity Navigator, the largest charity evaluator in the United States.
July 30, 2009, Forbes — You don't need to be rich to give to charity. You don't even need to be middle class. In fact, in the United States today it's the poor, not the wealthy, who give the highest percentage of their income to those in need.
LONDON, July 16, 2009, Forbes.com — "Out of the mouths of babes and sucklings," as the saying goes. But investment bank Morgan Stanley has taken the phrase to heart, after it published a report on teenage media consumption--penned by a fifteen year old.
ORLANDO, Fla., July 9, 2009 — The Rollins Philanthropy & Nonprofit Leadership Center today announced the findings of its 2009 Nonprofit Compensation and Benefits Report. The study, which is the second of its kind, examined the compensation, benefits and employment practices of over 145 eligible nonprofit organizations, a sector that employs over 14,400 people in the Central Florida region.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark., June 29, 2009, Forbes — Charities tightening their belts because of the recession should gird themselves for a longer-than-usual downturn, the editor of Nonprofit Quarterly magazine said Friday.