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Privacy as a Philanthropic Pillar

Why givers prize the right to be anonymous

The Legal and Political Landscape of Donor Privacy

For all Americans—conservative, progressive, or apolitical—protecting donor privacy is crucial to the health and freedom of our society.

The Dark Side of Transparency

Private decision-making can be more effective than openness

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On U.S. Campuses, Free Inquiry Is Taking a Beating

Donors may be the best hope for making colleges less one-sided and censorious.

Letter to the Editor

Ford's Darren Walker on inequality.

Closing the Marriage Gap

An inventive philanthropic undertaking seeks to strengthen America by bolstering marital ties.

The Art of Public Policy Philanthropy: Donors Go to Court

Hard-won knowledge on how donor-funded litigation can improve our country.

Proposed Regulation Threatens Donor Privacy

The U.S. Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service published proposed regulations that would permit charities to file a new information return with the IRS. But the new return would require the...

Donor Privacy is the Focus of Supreme Court Appeal

In early September, The Philanthropy Roundtable filed an amicus brief supporting a petition to the Supreme Court.

Policing Philanthropy?

Why a new federal bureau for investigating charity is a terrible idea,