While many firms are emerging from recession, nonprofits say 2011 could be worse than 2010.
Many Pakistani-Americans say they are reluctant to donate to Pakistan flood relief efforts because they think their money will only line the pockets of a government they see as corrupt.
Developing nations typically don't have emergency supplies stockpiled for disasters like the Haiti earthquake.
Just like for-profit firms, philanthopies push for efficiency. Volunteers help, too.
New tools help givers, and those in need, find answers.