Does Philanthropy Need to be More Woke?Jan 18, 2021
Today's social justice aims not for the equality sought by Martin Luther King Jr., but for equity, which leads to special treatment for some groups over others.
Congress Continues Campaign to Chill Political SpeechJan 14, 2021
Congress has resurrected a sweeping election reform bill that’s certain to stifle funding to political advocacy.
Foundation Payout Decisions and the Folly of One-Size-Fits-All MandatesJan 14, 2021
Questions about whether to maintain or increase payout rates during a crisis are difficult—and best left to a foundation’s own leaders.
Jeff Bezos, Cancel Culture, and Charitable Giving in AmericaJan 13, 2021
What is philanthropy's equivalent of cancel culture? Howard Husock explains in FOXBusiness.
Why Charter Schools Deserve Another Look from PhilanthropyJan 11, 2021
Even though public charter schools don’t benefit from the funding levels of public schools, they still manage, in many cases, to provide better educational outcomes.
The Supreme Court May Set an Important Donor-Privacy PrecedentJan 11, 2021
The Supreme Court will decide whether California can require charitable organizations to disclose the identities of their donors.
Private Philanthropy: The Indispensable Force in the PandemicJan 06, 2021
Patrice Lee Onwuka, adjunct senior fellow with The Philanthropy Roundtable, writes that private philanthropy has been indispensable during the pandemic.
Congress Recognizes Julius Rosenwald’s PhilanthropyJan 04, 2021
Last month, Congress came together to pay homage to the incredible philanthropic legacy of Julius Rosenwald.
Why Philanthropy Was Critical to Developing COVID-19 VaccinesJan 03, 2021
The Gates Foundation and other major donors can take risks that government and corporations cannot.
Are We Looking at a Death Tax on Charitable Giving?Dec 31, 2020
America is more charitable, dollar for dollar, than any other country. Let's keep it that way.
The Power of Private GivingDec 24, 2020
On IWF's "She Thinks" podcast, Philanthropy Roundtable President and CEO Elise Westhoff talks about the power of private giving.
Charles Koch on Philanthropy and Civil SocietyDec 23, 2020
What is the relationship between philanthropy and civil society? Howard Husock asks Charles Koch and Brian Hooks.
Worth Watching: A Discussion About Our Common ValuesDec 22, 2020
What can we do about the intense division, naming and shaming, and cancel culture we’ve seen accelerate leading up to this year’s election?
The Problem with Nasdaq’s Diversity QuotasDec 17, 2020
Earlier this month, Nasdaq President and CEO Adena Friedman spearheaded an initiative to attempt to bring more diversity, equity, and inclusion to Wall Street.
Celebrity Cardi B Turns Criticism into a Philanthropic BoostDec 16, 2020
Musical artist Cardi B recently demonstrated an important lesson about the role private philanthropy plays in spurring giving.
The Left Wants a Philanthropy of the FewDec 15, 2020
Major foundations back a proposal that would force smaller donors to spend down their funds, writes Philanthropy Roundtable President and CEO Elise Westhoff.
The Supreme Court May Soon Rule on Donor PrivacyDec 15, 2020
For those following donor-privacy issues, there was an important development in the case known as Americans for Prosperity Foundation v. Becerra.