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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

Fall 2018

Silicon Valley's Calculating Philanthropy

The Almanac


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


Uniform Champions

A Wise Giver's Guide to Excellent Assistance for Veterans

Services & Resources

Election Impact on Nonprofits

The Alliance for Charitable Reform analyzes the impact of the midterm elections on nonprofits in a special-edition newsletter.

Giving Tuesday and a Letter from a "Relentless Optimist"

Max Williams of the Oregon Community Foundation defends charitable giving in a cynical age.


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.