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November 21st, 2017
Source: Fast Company
If you don’t have a lot of money to donate to a cause, you could give a little bit whenever you can afford it, or you might consider pooling that money with others who have similar interests. That way, your group can give a larger sum all at once, which, for cause groups has a much larger effect:... More »
November 16th, 2017
Source: Urban Institute and Brookings Institution
Even though the House version of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) preserves the charitable income tax deduction, other income tax provisions of the bill could reduce charitable giving by between $12 billion and $20 billion in 2018, based on new  More »
November 9th, 2017
Source: AGM Blog
AGM Office will be closed Friday, November 10, 2017 in observance of Veterans Day.  More »
November 7th, 2017
Source: Forbes
Like any other generation, millennials care about salary, benefits, opportunity, and a great work environment. Where they and members of Gen Z stand in contrast is that they care about social responsibility as well. The majority want to work for a company with a commitment to charitable giving. In... More »
November 2nd, 2017
Source: Stanford Social Innovation Review
As former Carnegie Corporation president John Gardner once said “Wealth is not new. Neither is charity. But the idea of using private wealth imaginatively, constructively and systematically to attack the fundamental problems of mankind is new.” More »
October 24th, 2017
Source: Center for Disaster Philanthropy
Foundation Center and the Center for Disaster Philanthropy (CDP) announce the fourth edition of their annual research report, Measuring the State of Disaster Philanthropy 2017: Data to Drive Decisions. The new report documents $23 billion in private, public, corporate, and individual disaster-... More »
October 16th, 2017
Source: Arkansas Business
Fewer Americans appear to be giving to charity, according to the Chronicle of Philanthropy’s 2017 report on charitable giving, “How America Gives Special Report: Breaking the Charity Habit.” “In 2015, only 24 percent of taxpayers reported a charitable gift, according to a Chronicle analysis of... More »

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