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In a year-end scramble, charities worry about the impact of new tax law

Jan 2, 2018
Many Americans had less of an incentive to give, as the law doubles the standard deduction.
 Legislation and regulation books related to the GOP's planned tax overhaul are stacked and ready in the House Ways and Means Committee hearing room in Washington, D.C.
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Ending inequality: Chuck Collins' message to the 1 percent

Collins, author of "Born on Third Base," joined us to talk about the country's wealth gap.
A woman looks to an abandoned foreclosed home in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
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How much do charities' overheads matter?

Mar 11, 2016
Charities overheads differ starkly but may not be a big determinant of who gives.
Parade participants representing The Wounded Warrior Project take part in the Veteran's Day Parade on November 11, 2012 in New York City.
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Growing movement to make altruism more effective

Dec 1, 2015
Effective altruism asks how each dollar spent can bring the most good possible.

Priscilla Chan on why she gave $25 million to fight Ebola

Oct 16, 2014
An exclusive interview with Priscilla Chan, pediatrician and wife of Mark Zuckerberg.

For public good, not for profit.

Charitable giving not keeping up with highest incomes

Oct 6, 2014
The middle class's giving, as share of its income, grew.

5 things to keep in mind before donating to charity

Dec 20, 2013
Marketplace Money host Carmen Wong Ulrich talks to Eileen Heisman, the President and CEO of the National Philanthropic Trust, about how to get the most out of your charitable donations

Charitable foundations aren't just for the über-rich

Dec 9, 2013
There are some 80,000 private charitable foundations operating in the U.S. today, and you don't have to be crazy rich to launch a one.