Donations Trends

This podcast made by Science, presents an interview to Ayelet Gneezy (UC San Diego) who explains the different possible explanations taht can be given to high overhead costs in nonprofits. She has done experimental studies that show a preference to giving more when overhead costs are lower. The general trend shows that donors are always interested […]

Philanthropy and Democracy

We propose the book “Philanthropy in Democratic Societies: History, Institutions, Values.” Edited by: Rob Reich, Chiara Cordelli, and Lucy Bernholz. Which tries to “examine how ultra-rich philanthropists—once considered a serious threat to democracy—came to be regarded as legitimate players in the provision of public services.” An extract of the book was published in the Stanford Social […]

Philathropy and Justice

This really interesting article published in Stanford Social Innovation Review states that charitable giving should always have in mind the justice value, and not only the good intentions. “…we believe the field should seek to reclaim charitable giving by supporting practices that liberate—and that change the attitudes, beliefs, and policies of—society as a whole.” “Here […]