Fidelity DAFs Pumped $4.5 Billion Into Nonprofits

Contributions to Fidelity Charitable, the nation’s largest commercial donor-advised fund (DAF), jumped almost 30 percent last year, including a tenfold increase in cryptocurrency like Bitcoin, and noncash donations of almost $1 billion. Fidelity Charitable today released its 2018 Giving Report, detailing $4.5 billion distributed through more than 1 million donor-recommended grants to almost 127,000 nonprofits…

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Gates’ Answer 10 Tough Questions In Annual Letter

To mark their 10th annual letter, Bill and Melinda Gates presented their answers to 10 tough questions they get asked, including the most popular one lately: How are President Trump’s policies affecting the foundation’s work? “In the past year, I’ve been asked about President Trump and his policies more often than all the other topics…

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New Federal Tax Reform Bill To Impact Grants

Even nonprofits that don’t receive direct federal grants often benefit from money provided by state, county, city or other organizations that pass-through federal support. The far-reaching arm of the federal dollar means almost all nonprofits feel the hurricane-force drama pouring out of Washington, D.C. The new tax bill is fueling grave concerns that nonprofits will…

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Facebook, Twitter Lead NPO Social Media Worldwide

The vast majority of nonprofit organizations worldwide see social media as an effective tool for online brand awareness, recruiting volunteers and online fundraising but only one-third have a written social media policy. The Global NGO Technology Report, sponsored by the Public Interest Registry (PIR) and researched by Nonprofit Tech for Good, surveyed 5,352 nongovernmental organizations…

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