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Charitable Giving Articles
Detroit’s plan to fix its finances with hundreds of millions of dollars in private donations comes years after the U.S. automotive capital got hooked on philanthropy to rebuild the city.
Fidelity Charitable distributed more than 250,000 grants totaling nearly $1.1 billion during the first six months of 2014, a 19 percent increase from the same period last year.
Individuals granted out $822 million in fiscal 2014 to more than 34,500 charities, an increase of 38 percent from a year earlier.
CFA Institute President and CEO John Rogers called for a new era of “fiduciary capitalism" that considers the long-term outcomes for society.
Consumers are choosing to purchase brands based on their companies' social responsibility over giving to charity, according to a recent study.
Amy Danforth heads Fidelity Charitable, a public charity and donor advised fund.
Donations to U.S. colleges and universities rose 9 percent to a record $33.8 billion in the year through June as stock market gains fueled giving.
Finra and United Way Worldwide announce more than $1.2 million in grants to nine recipients as part of the Financial Education in Your Community initiative.
Peter Mallouk’s Kansas firm has become a $10 billion powerhouse in less than 10 years.
Grants to not-for-profits increased to $2.1billion last year from $1.6 billion in 2012.
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