Urgency and Compassion in Giving

Even though it is only May, Atlantic hurricane season is approaching. The start of hurricane season also coincides with the mid-June release of Giving USA 2019:  The Annual Report on Philanthropy for the Year 2018.  If the patterns of the last several years continue, we are likely to see an increase in the total dollars given, a decline in the number of households giving and an increase in mega giving (when a person gives at least a million of dollars to one organization.  These mega Read more

There Really Are No Quick Fixes


Americans always seem to be looking for a quick fix:  meals all in one box;  the all-in-one dusting and polishing; matching services that find you the love of your life.  Maybe these work; I honestly don’t know.  But what I do know is that they take individual responsibility out of the equation. 

Let’s look at what could be used as a quick fix in the nonprofit sector.  With somewhere between 1.4 million to 1.8 million nonprofits in the United States, how do you Read more


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