Articles about
Excellence in Philanthropy

Briefly Noted

Winnings for cancer. The church grocery. Protecting donor intent.

Nonprofit Spotlight: Birch Community Services

Birch Community Services gives away food and asks for life-change in return.

Interview with Donald Rumsfeld

Our oldest and youngest Secretary of Defense is also a philanthropist.

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Donors Who Come to the Aid of Their Country

You thought only government could do defense? Think again!

Just What the Doctor Ordered

Purpose-driven organizations help veterans transition to civilian life.

Changing of the Guard

Where are the old-line veterans’ charities headed?

War, Peace, Philanthropy

Bringing the spirit of America to combat zones.

From Big Success to Local Succor

How one donor found satisfaction in helping a unique community.

Something Out of Nothing

Stories on the sources of prosperity.

Books in Brief

The Paradox of Generosity presents data showing that givers are kinder to their neighbors, find themselves in better health, report having a strong life purpose, and generally describe themselves as “very...


The Almanac
of American

A compendium of the Great Donors, Great Achievements, Great Ideas, and Latest Facts on private giving in the U.S.