An Estate Plan for Your Treasures

It isn’t always so easy for donors to find charities willing to take their collections, Wilmington Trust’s Ms. Kroch says. Even if you find one, it might … …read more

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Stephen Amell on ‘Arrow,’ His Charity to Fight Cancer and ‘The Flash’

Stephen Amell’s TV show, “Arrow” is in its third season, while the comic book spinoff from “Arrow,” “The Flash” is setting ratings records for The CW. …read more

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Where Wealthy Donors Give Their Money

Some 98.4% of high-net-worth households gave to charity last year, up from 95.4% in 2011, as rich families felt more financially flush thanks to rising … …read more

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A Way Into Credit Unions With High Deposit Rates

USAlliance’s online application also points savers to two charities they can join to qualify for credit-union membership: the Waterbury Arc, known as … …read more

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In a Post-Sandy City, NYC Marathon Trims Charity Slots

A year after the fallout from Superstorm Sandy threw the New York City Marathon’s charity program into turmoil, a new normal has evolved in runner … …read more

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Rules on IRA Transfers to Charity Are in Limbo

In the past, the tax code would allow me to directly transfer from my IRA to the charity. This transfer would count against my minimum required … …read more

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Not Selling Any GoPro Shares Until Next Year, Charity Says

The report elaborates on what an official of the foundation said last week, after GoPro’s shares tumbled upon news of the gift on fears that the sale of … …read more

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10 Charities Expanding in a Hurry

By Charity Navigator Expect to hear about these 10 charities long into the future. They are growing dramatically. Over the past three years, these charities have grown their primary sources of revenue by more than 35% each year. Over that same period, they have expanded their programs and services by more than 35% each year. In addition, these organizations also have enough money in the bank to sustain a similar rate of growth for years to come. …read more

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10 Most Frequently Viewed Charities

By Charity Navigator Popularity doesn’t make a charity more effective or more worthy of support. But it does show that people know your name. These 10 charities are the most frequently visited on our web site. They are ranked by number of page views in the past 30 days. …read more

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10 Top-Notch Charities

By Charity Navigator At Charity Navigator we believe that high-performing charities excel in three areas: (1) financial, (2) accountability & transparency and (3) results. We expanded our rating system in September 2011 from one that solely looked at financial indicators to one that also includes metrics of accountability & transparency. These ten charities not only earn our highest 4-star rating for their Financial Health, but they also earn 4-stars in Accountability & Transparency. This tells us that these 10 charities adhere to good governance and other best practices that minimize the chance of unethical activities and that they execute their missions in a fiscally responsible way. …read more

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