A Call for Oversight of Charities

A recent opinion piece in the New York Times called for oversight of charitable organizations in the United States. Not more oversight, but any. The piece, written by David Callahan, founder and editor of Inside Philanthropy, came after the federal government alleged that four cancer charities had defrauded donors of millions of dollars. The piece […]

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Inside Philanthropy Challenges Big Donors for Big Results

In the world of not-for-profit fundraising, smaller startups and nonprofit organizations often minimize the pool of donors that they reach out to, simply because donations from more prominent donors seem unattainable. As Forbes contributor Tom Watson explains, “At the top end, philanthropy is a disproportionate business. The largest funders, the big foundations, the massive fortunes […]