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

Yunus forced from bank. How will it affect microfinance?

Mar 2, 2011
Muhammad Yunus, a pioneer in microfinance, has reportedly been forced out of the bank he founded 30 years ago. The Center for Global Development's David Roodman discusses the impact his ouster will have on microfinance.
Posted In: Charity

Egyptians rally to give relief for Libyans

Feb 25, 2011
As violence mounts in Libya, people in neighboring Egypt have raised thousands of dollars to get food and provisions to those refugees.
Posted In: Charity



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