Articles about
Philanthropic Freedom

Roundtable Update on Tax Reform

After many starts and stops over the last 30 years, Congress is poised to complete a comprehensive rewrite of the tax code. The House of Representatives passed its version of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act on...

White Paper: Protecting Donor Privacy

Philanthropic Freedom, Anonymity and the First Amendment

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

President’s Note

Whatever one thinks of President Trump, most of our countrymen would agree with his statement in his Inaugural Address that “Americans want great schools for their children, safe neighborhoods for their...

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...