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Philanthropic Freedom

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,

High Noon for Charity?

Joanne Florino, The Philanthropy Roundtable’s senior vice president for public policy, responds to NYT op-ed.

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Changing Hearts, Minds, and Laws

History shows that donors can have big, healthy effects on public policy—if they are prepared.

Church Tax

Taxing church attendance

Philanthropy’s Dangerous Rival

The clamor for limitless government threatens every private initiative.

No Good Donation Goes Un-Sniped At

Joanne Florino responds to an opinion essay worrying over the private philanthropy behind New York’s planned Pier 55 park.

DAFs: Popular Yet Under Pressure

Donor-advised funds are mushrooming. But legislation proposed in Congress could threaten the funds’ appeal.

So-called ‘Dark Money’

In an editorial published by the National Review Online, Bill Zeiser explains role of anonymous giving.

Land Law

Does conservation benefit the public? A Massachusetts court decided it does.


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