The Chronicle of Philanthropy | Facts & Figures http://philanthropy.com/section/Facts-Figures/235/ Sun, 23 Nov 2014 01:27:22 EST <![CDATA[Groups Take Differing Approaches to Windfalls]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/150017/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Groups-Take-Differing/150017/ Some spend freely from fattened endowments, while others stick to more stodgy and sustainable giving formulas.

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Sun, 16 Nov 2014 20:00:00 EST
<![CDATA[Efforts to Outsmart Market Give Ground to Basic Investment Strategies]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/150009/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Efforts-to-Outsmart-Market/150009/ While rich nonprofits used to do well with hedge funds, private equity, and other alternative investments, groups that invest in stocks are faring better.

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Sun, 16 Nov 2014 20:00:00 EST
<![CDATA[Explore Endowment Data]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/149923/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Explore-Endowment-Data/149923/ Search for organizations by name or by type to see returns on endowment, market values, and more since 2002. 

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Sun, 16 Nov 2014 20:00:00 EST
<![CDATA[With Donors Riding Stock-Market Highs, More Charities Look to Capture Some of Those Gains for Endowments]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/149995/ http://philanthropy.com/article/With-Donors-Riding/149995/ More groups are stepping up planned-giving drives.

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Sun, 16 Nov 2014 20:00:00 EST
<![CDATA[Anti-Fossil-Fuel Movement Gains a Nonprofit Following]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/150035/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Anti-Fossil-Fuel-Movement/150035/ Membership in a network of foundations that have pledged to divorce themselves from fossil fuels has grown from 17 to 72 since January.

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Sun, 16 Nov 2014 20:00:00 EST
<![CDATA[Endowment Performance at Select Nonprofits]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/150015/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Endowment-Performance-at/150015/ Results from a Chronicle survey of nonprofits show wide disparities in investment earnings.

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Sun, 16 Nov 2014 20:00:00 EST
<![CDATA[Foundations Struggle to Show Diversity in Hiring Money Managers]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/150013/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Foundations-Struggle-to-Show/150013/ Knight’s leader Alberto Ibargüen has made it a priority to increase the number of minority-owned firms that manage the fund’s fortune.

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Sun, 16 Nov 2014 20:00:00 EST
<![CDATA[How the Survey of Nonprofit Endowments Was Compiled]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/150037/ http://philanthropy.com/article/How-the-Survey-of-Nonprofit/150037/ More than 230 nonprofit organizations provided data.

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Sun, 16 Nov 2014 20:00:00 EST
<![CDATA[Assets Have Grown 48% at Small Foundations Since the Recession]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/150003/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Assets-Have-Grown-48-at-Small/150003/ Investment earnings grew by nearly 13 percent last year alone.

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Fri, 14 Nov 2014 00:01:00 EST
<![CDATA[Shaking Up the Ranks of America’s Big Charities]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/149479/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Shaking-Up-the-Ranks-of/149479/ The nearly 11-percent gain in giving to the 400 most successful fundraising organizations came in large part because of a surge in donations from the wealthy.

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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 17:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[A Year of Recovery: Big Gains at America’s Top Charities]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/149447/ http://philanthropy.com/article/A-Year-of-Recovery-Big-Gains/149447/ The 400 most successful fundraising groups in America increased donations by nearly 11 percent last year.

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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 17:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[What Donors Want Now]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/149487/ http://philanthropy.com/article/What-Donors-Want-Now/149487/ People who give to America’s biggest charities want candor, connection to a cause, and respect.

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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 17:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Face Time With a University President Accelerates Donors’ Giving]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/149423/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Face-Time-With-a-University/149423/ A prominent Kansas State University alumnus says president Kirk Schulz takes the time to explain what’s needed and why—without the hard sell.

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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 17:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Audubon’s Effort to Broaden Its Network of Support Appeals to Big Donor]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/149433/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Audubon-s-Effort-to-Broaden/149433/ Maggie Walker says it’s inspiring to learn what other donors are doing.

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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 17:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[$4.4-Billion in Oil-Spill Fines Flows to Nonprofit Projects on the Gulf Coast]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/149457/ http://philanthropy.com/article/44-Billion-in-Oil-Spill/149457/ More cash may be on the way as the legal wrangling over the 2010 disaster in the Gulf of Mexico continues.

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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 17:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Forecast for Fundraising in 2014]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/149459/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Forecast-for-Fundraising-in/149459/ The Seattle Children's Hospital Foundation and Guild Association expects a 133.1% increase in private support.

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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 17:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Total Private Support to the Philanthropy 400]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/149483/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Total-Private-Support-to-the/149483/ See how giving to America's biggest charities has changed over the last 10 years.

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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 17:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[How Food Banks Fared]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/149471/ http://philanthropy.com/article/How-Food-Banks-Fared/149471/ A sampling of some of the largest Feeding America food banks shows a wide range in donations year over year.

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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 17:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Charities Use Customized Tools and More to Keep Donors in Touch]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/149449/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Charities-Use-Customized-Tools/149449/ To compete for donations from the rich, nonprofits are using creative approaches like personalized videos, one-of-a-kind photo books, and password-protected web pages.

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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 17:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Charities Seek to Attract More Boomers as They Mull Retirement Plans]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/149445/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Charities-Seek-to-Attract-More/149445/ Donor-advised funds and community foundations see a surge in donations, especially from people in their 50s and 60s.

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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 17:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Social-Service Group’s Potential to Do More Inspires Donor to Give]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/149419/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Social-Service-Group-s/149419/ Carol Wheeler’s giving to The Arc is relatively new, but she’s already asking friends to contribute, too.

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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 17:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[New to the Philanthropy 400 in 2014]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/149463/ http://philanthropy.com/article/New-to-the-Philanthropy-400-in/149463/ Organizations that made the list for the first time this year or are returning after being off the list for at least a year.

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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 17:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[How The Chronicle Compiled Its Philanthropy 400 Rankings of the Largest Charities]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/149451/ http://philanthropy.com/article/How-The-Chronicle-Compiled-Its/149451/ The list is based on cash and product donations as well as stock, land, and other gifts from individuals, corporations, and foundations in the United States.

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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 17:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Off the Philanthropy 400 in 2014]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/149461/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Off-the-Philanthropy-400-in/149461/ Organizations that appeared in the 2013 list but didn't raise enough money to be included in 2014.

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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 17:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Charities Whose Donations Grew and Dropped the Most in 2013]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/149465/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Charities-Whose-Donations-Grew/149465/ Private support for the National Academy of Sciences grew more than 955 percent.

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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 17:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[The 2014 Philanthropy 400]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/149383/ http://philanthropy.com/article/The-2014-Philanthropy-400/149383/ Search the full list to find details about a single organization or filter groups by state and cause.

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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 15:08:00 EDT