Philanthropic Giving


Solving World Hunger Through Innovation, Part 1
Brown Advisory
Solving world hunger—or “food insecurity”—is really hard. The solutions are not particularly sexy, and they require a very long-term outlook. In seeking to learn more about
Customized SMAs: How to Make Responsible Investing Truly Personal
When an off-the-shelf solution doesn’t cut it, responsible investors can turn to customized separately managed accounts (SMAs) to build portfolios that align with their values, including
Family Philanthropy Speaks: A Conversation with Jeff and Tricia Raikes
National Center for Family Philanthropy
Jeff and Tricia Raikes, founders of the Seattle-based Raikes Foundation, are using their platform to push other donors to embrace and advance racial justice. In this Family Philanthropy Speaks
The Global Risks Report 2021
Marsh & McLennan Companies
COVID-19 is exacerbating ongoing geopolitical and societal challenges, and the existential crisis of climate change looms large. In this 16th edition of the Global Risks Report, it highlights the
Peer Roundtable: How Faith-Based Investors Are Navigating COVID-19
Against the backdrop of the pandemic, this roundtable discussion was centered around faith-based institutions that seek to align their investments with the belief systems that guide their
How to Become a Philanthropist
Ascent Private Capital Management of U.S. Bank
Making the shift from a “checkbook” donor to a philanthropist can be one of the most rewarding privileges of wealth. And while discussions about philanthropy often begin in the context of
Three Ways to Maximize Tax Benefits Through Charitable Giving
The process of finding a charity and donating money seems simple. However, just like portfolio asset allocation, slightly different approaches can yield dramatically different results in your
The Giving Landscape: 2020 Trends
National Center for Family Philanthropy
In a season of change and unprecedented challenges—from the unexpected presence of a devastating pandemic, growing awareness of longstanding racism and pervasive systemic inequality, and a
Social Equity Investing: From Ideas to Action
Cambridge Associates
Thought leaders and practitioners discuss key investment risks and opportunities through a social equity lens, and are joined by Judy Belk, president and CEO of The California Wellness Foundation,
Increasing Efficiency and Effectiveness: How Nonprofits Are Leveraging Donor-Advised Funds
Schwab Advisor Family Office
Over the past decade, the popularity and use of donor-advised funds, or DAFs as they are commonly known, have grown dramatically. In this Giving With Impact podcast, learn how nonprofits can leverage