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Network with Peers

2019 National Forum on K-12 Philanthropy

April 3 - 4, 2019 Denver, Colorado

2019 Annual Meeting

October 23 - 25, 2019 Carlsbad, California
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Philanthropy Magazine

Spring 2019

The power of local giving

The Almanac


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


The Fabric of Character

A Wise Giver's Guide to Supporting Social and Moral Renewal

Services & Resources

ACR News 2.11.19

ACR Meets with Key Leaders, “Extenders” Update, A Troubling Trend Continues

ACR Leadership Meets with Lawmakers

Last week, ACR was joined by former Congressman Ben Chandler on Capitol Hill to meet with key leaders.


Growth Spurt

The Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Foundation has $1.3 billion to give away in less than two decades. Expect the pace to pick up fast.

Clarifying Your Philanthropic Purpose

A vitally important step in safeguarding donor intent is defining and clarifying your mission.

Sweet Charity: A Walk Through Some Nation-changing Churches

Giving thanks for Boston’s charitable houses of worship.

Sweet Charity: Some Common Criticisms of Philanthropy

...and a few quick answers. Part 3 of three podcasts.