CCS is pleased to share the news, views, and tools you may have missed this past week!

  1. Multiple generations coming together for philanthropic impact.  Earlier this week, the New York Times highlighted the challenges and opportunities that come along with multi-generational family philanthropy. Read more and learn how these families are navigating philanthropic decisions together.  
  2. Millennial women are open to new forms of giving. According to a Fidelity Charitable survey conducted among 1,706 US women who claimed itemized charitable tax deductions on their 2015 tax returns, Millennial and Baby Boomer women possess diverging motivations and patterns of giving. The GuideStar Blog reveals interesting data including which group gives more from the heart than the head!
  3. Change the overhead conversation! The ongoing discussion about non-profit overhead has produced some interesting thought pieces over the past couple of years. NPEngage’s Andrew Urban makes the case for educating donors on mission costs and focusing on a “Return on Mission.”
  4. Faith-based philanthropy remains strong in the UK. Through data and our experience with faith-based fundraising, CCS highlights the growing role of churches and religious charities in the UK. Get the latest insights in our newest video.
  5. Gain a better understanding of donor-advised funds. Donor-advised funds (DAFs) represent only 5% of charitable giving, but they continue to grow in popularity. CCS’s newest blog post A Quick Guide to Donor Advised Funds outlines the pros and cons of DAFs and tips for working with donors who use this charitable tool.  

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