Charity in a down economy

Dec 6, 2011
Three years after the start of the recession, we revisit the Los Angeles' Boys & Girls club as a gauge on how nonprofits are faring.
Posted In: nonprofits, Charitable giving, charities, Charity

When it comes to charitable giving, what works?

Nov 29, 2011
Freakonomics Radio's Stephen Dubner discusses strategies to get people to give.
Posted In: Charity, philanthropy

Do tax deductions impact charitable giving?

Nov 8, 2011
Economy 4.0's David Brancaccio discusses how eliminating tax perks for charitable donations might affect how much people give.
Posted In: Charity

Fighting malaria through business ideals

Oct 12, 2011
Armed with business savvy and some insecticide-treated bed nets, philanthropist Ray Chambers is helping bring the death rate from malaria down to zero. Time Magazine's Africa correspondent Alex Perry wrote about his mission in a new book.
Posted In: Books, Charity

Energy bar company builds hunger relief into its business model

Sep 29, 2011
Two Degrees Food funnels part of its proceeds to a breakthrough treatment for malnutrition.
Posted In: Charity

Muslim charitable giving shifted to domestic causes after 9/11

Sep 9, 2011
Following the 9/11 attacks, many Muslim charities in the U.S. were forced to shut down. But others were able to grow and prosper.
Posted In: Charity

Question: Charity starts at home, right?

Apr 12, 2011
All this week I'll be answering last-minute tax questions as part of Marketplace Money's special report on tax season. This next question comes...
Posted In: Charity, deductions, Taxes

The complications in distributing foreign aid

Apr 4, 2011
Nearly $1 billion has been given to Japan in earthquake relief aid, but much of it hasn't been distributed to victims yet. There are a number of complexities that come into figuring out how much to give and how.
Posted In: Charity

U.S. corporations donate millions for Japan relief efforts

Mar 15, 2011
More than $50 million has been promised to Japan in what will likely be the largest relief response since the 2004 Southeast Asian tsunami.
Posted In: Charity

Aid groups stand ready to help Japan

Mar 11, 2011
Phones lines to aid groups like the Red Cross are already ringing in the aftermath of a massive earthquake that struck Japan. What will the nation need exactly?
Posted In: Charity