Philanthropy can be defined in many complex ways. Here is one definition:
Although philanthropy has some commonalities with charity, not all charity is philanthropy, although there will be overlap. This section offers thoughts and research on the role of philanthropy in the nonprofit sector.
Philanthropy Resources and Tools
We’ve complied a comprehensive database of resources that can make an impact. Use the table below to search for resources. Please contact us if you have any questions.
|The Center for Effective Philanthropy||The Center for Effective Philanthropy (CEP) is a nonprofit organization focused on the development of comparative data to enable higher-performing funders. CEP’s mission is to provide data …|
|Glasspockets||With Glasspockets, the Foundation Center and its partners are working to: Inspire private foundations to greater openness in their communications. Increase understanding of best practices in …|
|Charity Raters||Wouldn’t it be great if there were an objective rating system so that donors could choose the best nonprofits to donate to just as investors …|
|50 Fascinating Philanthropy Statistics||Visit slideshare.net to view Steve MacLaughlin’s updated presentation.|
|Effective Altruism||Effective altruism is about answering one simple question: how can we use our resources to help others the most? Rather than just doing what feels right, …|
|Online Giving Trends||Follow important developments in online fundraising with this new data dashboard. See which causes have raised the most, which parts of the country have contributed the …|
|The Giving Code||The Giving Code: Silicon Valley Nonprofits and Philanthropy a new report funded by The David and Lucile Packard Foundation, and supported by 13 partners and 19 …|
|Philanthropy and the Social Economy||Philanthropy and the Social Economy: Blueprint 2017 is an annual industry forecast about the ways we use private resources for public benefit Insight: Big Ideas That Matter …|
|Giving in the USA||This first-of-its-kind longitudinal analysis of household giving, draws on a gold-standard survey of 9,000 households conducted nationwide every two years since 2000 by the Indiana …|
|Nonprofit Explorer||Research tool developed by ProPublica In April 2013, the IRS released structured data culled from the tax returns of almost 616,000 tax-exempt organizations. ProPublica has …|
|A History of Modern Philanthropy||500 years of philanthropic history Philanthropy has a global history that goes back centuries. The National Philanthropic Trust has created a website A History of …|
|The Human Needs Index||The Human Needs Index (HNI), offers a multidimensional way to measure poverty and its effects. Prepared quarterly by The Salvation Army in partnership with Indiana …|
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