By Marla Stein According to recent NYT article, Fidelity Charitable “… has become the largest grant maker in the country, managing thousands of individual donor-advised funds.” (“As needs surge in pandemic, donors step up,” Paul Sullivan, July 2, 2020). Further, the article quo … [Read more...] about Is Your Fidelity Charitable Donation Reaching its Destination?
By Mirele B. Goldsmith In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, while Jewish organizations rally with compassion and creativity, government is failing the test of providing protection and security. The devastating loss of over 135,000 lives is the result of a deep moral crisis in … [Read more...] about The Climate Crisis Demands Jewish Civic Engagement
American individuals, bequests, foundations and corporations gave an estimated $449.64 billion to U.S. charities in 2019, placing it among the highest years ever for charitable giving, according to findings in Giving USA 2020: The Annual Report on Philanthropy for the Year … [Read more...] about Giving USA 2020: Americans Gave $449 Billion to Charity in 2019; one of the Highest Years for Giving on Record
The Ford Foundation has announced plans to raise $1 billion through a combination of 30- and 50-year bonds to help nonprofits struggling to stay afloat during the coronavirus pandemic, according to a by The New York Times. The Ford … [Read more...] about Ford Foundation to issue $1 Billion in Debt to Help Nonprofits
By Sheila Katz and Emily Goodstein Quick note before you dig in: the issues commonly referred to as “women’s issues” are not only women’s issues. These issues impact gender non-binary people and, specifically on the issue of abortion, trans men. Additionally, “women’s issues” i … [Read more...] about Leveling the #GivingTuesdayNow Playing Field