More businesses are asking us to "round up" for charity. How much change does it take to make change?

Mar 28, 2022
Research finds more people will agree to round a purchase up for charity than give a whole dollar. The reason: It hurts less.
Research shows that consumers are more inclined to "round up" purchases for charity at checkout than they are to donate a full dollar.
Al Bello/Getty Images

Donations fortify Ukraine's defense spending

Mar 9, 2022
But international money transfers can be tricky. Ukraine is also accepting help in the form of cryptocurrency.
Ukrainian soldiers carry water near a base in Lviv. The government has been making its account information public to help it raise funds.
Daniel Leal/AFP via Getty Images

Nonprofit hospitals weigh risks of accepting donations in cryptocurrency

Dec 14, 2021
Charities may face questions about taking bitcoin gifts that they wouldn't face with donations in other forms, like cash or stock.
Many nonprofit organizations are considering the benefits and risks associated with taking donations in cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin.
Ozan Kose/AFP via Getty Images

Waves of giving follow racial equity crises

Apr 5, 2021
Billions of dollars were donated to social justice causes in 2020. Deciding where and when to allocate resources can be hard.
In the months following George Floyd's death, people donated billions of dollars to social justice and racial equity groups.
Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Charitable giving is way up this year — the same will likely be true of Giving Tuesday

Early numbers show that people are giving more than in previous years to places like food banks, housing groups and mutual aid networks.
SDI Productions/Getty Images

The most effective way to give this holiday season

Nov 25, 2020
As we head into a holiday season like no other, what is the best way to help those in need?
Workers from the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank distribute boxes of fresh produce to people facing food insecurity in August. Donating cash to food banks allows them to supply produce to people in need more easily.
Mario Tama/Getty Images

For public good, not for profit.

Hackers with a heart? Cyber crooks seek to provide charitable donations

Nov 18, 2020
Several cybercrime groups are trying to brand themselves as ethical. But it's hard to know a hacker's actual motivation in any particular case.
Some hackers view themselves as Robin Hood, stealing from the rich and giving to the  poor, one expert said.
Thomas Samson/AFP via Getty Images

With companies matching social justice donations, employees are crowdsourcing to increase contributions

Jun 12, 2020
Over the last two weeks, social justice organizations have raised $600 million dollars, according to one nonprofit.
People are sending money to employees, employees are giving through companies and the donations are going further.
Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images

Amazon says it plans to donate goods rather than destroy them

Sep 5, 2019
Amazon says it'll stop destroying unsold goods in the U.S. and the U.K., and donate them instead.
David Ryder / Getty Images