Category Archives: Philanthropy

Will to Give: Americans Plan To Give More This Year

Will to Give: Americans Plan To Give More This Year

Chronicles of Philanthropy reported recently on the 2017 Burk Donor Survey, an annual study of the state of giving in America. It showed nearly a third of Americans plan to increase their giving in 2017.

The more significant finding to me, though is that just over half of Millennials intend to up their giving this year. In fact, 69% …

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Donor Intent Plinko Shows the Challenge of Legacy Security

Donor Intent Plinko Shows the Challenge of Legacy Security

Do you remember Plinko from the Price is Right? Other than spinning the Big Wheel, Plinko was the game I always wanted to play if Bob Barker ever invited me to “come on down.”

If you’re having trouble remembering, imagine a large board with wooden dowels scattered throughout. At the top are a series of openings. At the bottom are …

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Charity Beyond 2016: Will a New President Change Giving?

Charity Beyond 2016: Will a New President Change Giving?

The three presidential debates this year featured plenty of discussion about charitable activities (or, more accurately, the questions surrounding those activities). Absent, however, was any discussion of how charitable donors across the country will fare should either candidate win and manage to pass his or her respective tax policies.

Carol Kroch, managing director of wealth and philanthropic planning at Wilmington …

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DonorsTrust’s New CEO

DonorsTrust’s New CEO

DonorsTrust is happy to announce Lawson Bader as the new CEO for DonorsTrust.

When he takes the helm at DonorsTrust in November, Lawson will have concluded three years as president and CEO at the Competitive Enterprise Institute, a DC-based think tank that promotes freedom and limited government across a wide range of policy issues. Lawson succeeded CEI’s founder and managed …

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