Category Archives: News

Episode 15: Reciprocity Decays Over Time

Episode 15: “Field study of charitable giving reveals that reciprocity decays over time” Waiting a month to ask for a gift decreases the likelihood of a donation by 30 percent. That’s according to research on positive reciprocity that looked at

Episode 14: Donor-Advised Fund Grants In A Recession

Donor-Advised Fund Grants In A Recession Donor-Advised Funds (DAF) have become one of the fastest-growing vehicles for philanthropy over the past decade or more. They’ve also become a lightning rod in the debate about charitable giving. Some have gone so

Episode 14: Donor-Advised Fund Grants During Recessions

Episode 14: Donor-Advised Fund Grants During Recessions Donor-advised funds (DAF) have become one of the fastest-growing vehicles for philanthropy in the past decade. They also have become a lightning rod in the debate about charitable giving, described by skeptics as a “Wall Street

Episode 13: Anatomy of a Mega Merger

Fresh Research Episode 13 – Brad Smith & Jacob Harold Two of the two largest data and information nonprofit organizations in the United States announced a merger on Feb. 1. The Foundation Center and GuideStar will become Candid after almost two years of discussions on

Episode 13: Anatomy of a Mega Merger

Fresh Research Episode 13 – Brad Smith & Jacob Harold Two of the two largest data and information nonprofit organizations in the United States announced a merger on Feb. 1. The Foundation Center and GuideStar will become Candid after almost two years of discussions on

Episode 12: Gilded Giving + Giving Circles

More charitable giving than ever is coming from high-income households while the donor universe has been shrinking for years. Those are some of the concerns identified in “Gilded Giving 2018: Top Heavy Philanthropy and Its Perils to the Independent Sector

Episode 12: Gilded Giving + Giving Circles

More charitable giving than ever is coming from high-income households while the donor universe has been shrinking for years. Those are some of the concerns identified in “Gilded Giving 2018: Top Heavy Philanthropy and Its Perils to the Independent Sector

Episode 11: Volunteer Rates + The Philanthropic Closet

http://www.thenonprofittimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/Fresh-Research-Episode-11.mp3 Part 1: Robert Grimm & Nathan Dietz Where are America’s volunteers? That’s literally the question posed, and answered, by a new study from the Do Good Institute at the University of Maryland’s School of Public Policy: “Where Are America’s Volunteers? A Look

Episode 11: Volunteer Rates + The Philanthropic Closet

https://www.thenonprofittimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/Fresh-Research-Episode-11.mp3 Part 1: Robert Grimm & Nathan Dietz Where are America’s volunteers? That’s literally the question posed, and answered, by a new study from the Do Good Institute at the University of Maryland’s School of Public Policy: “Where Are America’s Volunteers? A Look

Episode 10: Executive Teams + Income Inequality

https://www.thenonprofittimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Fresh-Research-Episode10.mp3 Part 1: Libbie Landles-Cobb Only about half of nonprofits surveyed agreed that their executive team communicates to others. Two-thirds agreed that their teams focus on the right work or use their time effectively. Now, that’s not Michael Scott-level executive