Getting a masterpiece commissioned isn't just limited to the wealthy. Commissioning clubs let people contribute as much as they want -- from the equivalent of giving up one restaurant dinner a month to more than the cost of a European cruise.
Bill Radke speaks with Randy Cohen of Americans for the Arts about how contributions to American arts nonprofits have been faring through the recession and why companies and people should support the arts.
Susan G. Komen For the Cure, the breast cancer charity, has warned several other charities to stay away from its trademarked phrase: "Race for the Cure." And watch out if you use the color pink. Janet Babin reports.
Thousands of ordinary people are turning towards microfinance as a form of charitable giving. But it turns out your contribution could end up in the wrong hands. New York Times writer Neil MacFarquhar discusses the challenges surrounding microfinance with host Tess Vigeland.