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President Trump's budget would slash funding to, or abolish, programs that provide significant financial support to nonprofits across the country.
The Social Innovation Fund supports community-based organizations with evidence of success and encourages rigorous evaluation to assess effectiveness.
A postelection spike in charitable giving challenges the conventional wisdom that political campaigns steal support from charitable causes.
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.
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.
Recent headlines imply that donor-advised funds reduced money distributed for charitable purposes, but that is misleading, if not wrong.
The status quo is not acceptable if nonprofits are expected to develop innovative solutions to meet today’s needs.
The datasets contain information that has been publicly available, but the machine-readable, ready-to-analyze format will enable innovation and more effective oversight of the sector.
Tax evasion schemes account for a small share of the sector, but high-profile leaks like Mossack Fonseca’s can solidify doubts about how charitable these organizations really are.
How can nonprofits—and their funders—navigate the maze of resources and recommendations about what research tools to use to drive results?

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