Giving Compass Partners with The Philanthropy Roundtable to Expand Reach to Donors

The Philanthropy Roundtable joins growing list of editorial partners for

Fall Issue of Philanthropy Magazine

Meet Pitt and Barbara Hyde, 2017 winners of the William E. Simon Prize for Philanthropic Leadership

Video: The “Anti-Hate” Group That Is a Hate Group

The Southern Poverty Law Center bills itself as a watchdog of hate groups. But is this just a cover for its true aims?

Mission Statement Infographic

Why should I craft a mission statement? How do I get started? What practical steps do I need to take?

Interview with David Saltzman

After leading the Robin Hood Foundation for 27 years, Saltzman reflects on his time fighting poverty in New York

Tiny Ships to the Stars

A billionaire’s ambitious plans to send stamp-sized spacecraft light years away

Three Donors, a Trustee, and a Library

One of the largest libraries in the world is a product of private philanthropy

New Video! Philanthropy and Politics

Prominent philanthropists discuss with us how private action can improve our nation even if politics remains fractious, the advantages donors and volunteers have when it comes to succeeding at societal reform, and the dangers that philanthropy needs to watch out for. Featuring Betsy DeVos, Phil Anschutz, Bernie Marcus, Harris Rosen, Jack Miller, Jeff Sandefer, David Weekley, and others.

Medical Matchmaking

While federal health-care policy is in disarray, these charities and volunteers are offering help now

An Indispensable Donor Memorializes America’s Irreplaceable Patriots

Philadelphia's New Museum of the American Revolution is a long-overdue landmark

Interview with Orville Rogers

This 99-year-old runner explains how his Christian faith moved him to serve in the military and donate upwards of $34 million

Newspaper Nonprofits

Gerry Lenfest is a leading American philanthropist, and also owner of two Philadelphia newspapers—the Inquirer and Daily News. At the beginning of this year he combined his occupations and donated the newspapers, plus their companion website to the Philadelphia ­Foundation.

How private givers can rescue America

This book offers inspiration and a practical roadmap for the next generation of patriotic philanthropists willing to organize, spend, and act to change our culture and strengthen the nation in places where government has disappointed.

Building Builders

A Christian polytechnic university takes after its inventive founder

12 Common Criticisms of Philanthropy—and Some Answers

Critics have argued that charitable giving isn’t focused enough on the poor, isn’t sufficient to make a difference, is undemocratic, and more, but research—and history—show otherwise.