Funds raised for child poverty should rely on evidence for greater impact

Red Nose Day raised $38 million in the United States this year. These funds should support evidence-tested programs that improve children's lives.

When it comes to saving US jobs, what about nonprofits?

Nonprofits employ around 10 percent of the labor force, but this sphere of job creation does not get much respect from the administration.

Can Red Nose Day catch on in the United States?

Red Nose Day raised $21 million when it launched here in 2015, but the event raised more than five times that amount in the United Kingdom that year.

The charitable deduction is safe, but tax reform could still hurt charitable giving

Three proposed changes to the federal income tax could depress charitable giving, despite a plan to keep the charitable deduction.

How vulnerable are nonprofits under Trump’s skinny budget?

President Trump's budget would slash funding to, or abolish, programs that provide significant financial support to nonprofits across the country.

How the Social Innovation Fund supports a culture of evaluation

The Social Innovation Fund supports community-based organizations with evidence of success and encourages rigorous evaluation to assess effectiveness.

Should nonprofit leaders rethink the relationship between political and charitable giving?

A postelection spike in charitable giving challenges the conventional wisdom that political campaigns steal support from charitable causes.

An unexpected leader in international charity: The Twin Cities

The Minneapolis–St. Paul area tied with the Seattle area for the 10th-highest number of internationally focused nonprofits in the country in 2013–14.

Why good nonprofit jobs matter

The people we’re depending on to implement sophisticated program models often aren’t positioned for success.

Human services organizations lag in fundraising, but they’re gaining ground

In 2013, human services organizations constituted the largest share of all public charities at 35.5 percent, but they received just 11.7 percent of all charitable contributions.