Only one individual testified in favor of Indianapolis City-County Council Proposal 256, which would require those giving food to 10 or more people in a public place to register with the Office of Public Health and Safety or face a potential fine.
Boilermaker Alliance expands NIL program; Brees joins executive board
The not-for-profit designed to help Purdue University student-athletes use their name, image and likeness to boost charitable organizations announced Thursday it is expanding its services to all of Purdue’s 385 scholarship student-athletes.Read More
IBJ Podcast: Pete the Planner on how to develop a strategy for charitable giving
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Roiled by pandemic, not-for-profits cut back, shift missions
Seventy percent of not-for-profits in Indiana have reduced programs or limited capacity since the coronavirus pandemic hit the state, according to a recent report.Read More
Charitable gambling—once a juggernaut in Indiana—has declined in recent years due to the challenges navigating the COVID-19 pandemic and its ensuing supply chain disruptions and inflation, with many organizations closing down completely.
A City-County Council proposal regulating charitable food donations sparked controversy Monday night, leading the group to delay the public hearing.
The ruling issued Wednesday will allow the law to take effect as scheduled on Friday.
Lilly Endowment said the grants, ranging from $1 million to $7.5 million, will help the organizations strengthen their long-term financial sustainability plans.
The Giving USA report from Indiana University’s Lilly Family School of Philanthropy says donations in 2021 were 4% higher than the record-setting $466 billion contributed in 2020. But that amount was down 0.7% when adjusted for inflation.
Filed Wednesday by The Bail Project and the American Civil Liberties Union of Indiana, the lawsuit alleges a new Indiana law restricting whom it can bail out of jail infringes on its constitutional rights.
After years of declines, Americans’ trust in civil-rights and community-action charities increased in 2020, according to a new study, which also found that trust in charities overall held steady.
Roughly $1 out of every $11 donated in 2020 went to the 100 largest not-for-profits, a sign of the gigantic percentage big not-for-profits get compared to the more than 1 million other charitable organizations in the United States.
Small charities nationwide have faced significant losses in charitable giving as donors cut back during the COVID-19 health and economic crisis: Four in 10 have suffered a decline in donations, according to a study released Thursday.
Hill, who joined the endowment’s board in 2015, is currently senior vice president and general counsel for Citizens Energy Group.
The number of donor-advised funds in the United States, the amount contributed to these funds and the amount distributed to charity from them have all seen significant growth, with no signs of a slowdown.
Criticism has helped drive a Senate bill that would tighten the rules for donor-advised funds and aim to speed donations to charities.
Two key U.S. senators introduced legislation Wednesday designed to spur faster payouts from donor-advised funds and foundations, giving new momentum to an effort that has deeply divided philanthropy.
Giving Tuesday was launched in 2012 as a way to get people to donate on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, when people are already opening their wallets for the kickoff of the holiday shopping season.
The Indianapolis-based philanthropic giant saw its assets increase to nearly $17 billion in 2019.
Growth in charitable giving in the United States slowed in 2018, possibly as a result of the 2017 tax reform bill, according to an annual report that tracks American giving patterns. But the decline wasn’t as big as many predicted.
Josh Driver, founder of Selfless.ly, which sells cloud-based software for managing corporate social responsibility programs, says volunteer PTO is an increasingly important part of benefits packages. In fact, nearly one quarter of companies now pay employees to spend their time and energy with a not-for-profit.
Experts in corporate social responsibility, or CSR, say such programs are at least in part driven by millennials in the workforce and are almost necessary today to attract and maintain top talent.