Friday, January 24, 2014

Charitable Giving Results and Forecsts

This week, Tony Martignetti Nonprofit Radio hosted a presentation of Atlas of Giving estimates for charitable giving in 2013, our collective reactions to it, as well as our thoughts on what's in store for 2014 regarding charitable giving and trends in the nonprofit sector more generally. I participated in the conversation along with Marcia Stepanek, New Media Faculty & Advisor at the New York University Heyman Center for Philanthropy and Rob Mitchell, CEO of Atlas of Giving

The video below is one hour in length. The first ten minutes or so of the video is a presentation by Rob Mitchell of Atlas Corp, followed by our 50 minute discussion. 

Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Tips for long-term donations

The traditional year-end charitable giving season may be over, but now's not the time to forget about our charitable passions and social investments. This is precisely the time to establish your philanthropic plans for 2014 and beyond. Watch this clip from The Willis Report where Ken explains how you should go about finding a charity to invest in long-term.

Monday, January 6, 2014

How to Choose a Charity That Delivers

Studies show that, in terms of voluntary contributions, Americans are the most charitable people in the world, but a change to charitable tax deductions may reduce the overall amount given to charity by billions. Watch this PBS Weekend NewsHour video clip where I explain how to choose a charity which provides the best giving value per dollar and the implications of potential new tax rules.