How the Giving Pledge, Bill Gates and Warren Buffett's quest to get billionaires to donate half their wealth to charity, will impact philanthropy and the world's needy.
Charities' donations in 2009 fell 11 percent for the largest 400 US charitable groups.
The Great Recession has hurt charitable giving — and may keep on doing so for some time
Most donors plan to give to charity in coming months, an online survey finds. History bears that out.
Giving topped $300 billion in 2007. A small but rising percentage of those gifts came via the Internet.