Introducing the 2015 Rodman Report

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Philanthropy is an important part of any community, and while giving back is an integral part of life for central Texas, there was no data on how local businesses – large or small – were involved in philanthropy. (more…)

David vs Goliath – Isn’t it time to shake things up?

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Americans tend to reward the familiar rather than the innovative when it comes to charity. Almost 80 percent of all donations made are classified as “loyalty giving” – meaning people tend to give to the same organizations year over year. (more…)

Run Carrozza Run

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Some philanthropists give generously of their time and expertise, others tap into their networks to raise thousands of dollars for the community, and some establish their own nonprofit foundation or philanthropic fund.  RunTex Foundation’s Paul Carrozza has done it all. (more…)

4 Things to Know About a Charity – Before Writing a Check


We all intuitively know that some nonprofits are better than others. By better, that means they are able to create a bigger impact per dollar spent.

The elephant in the room is that some people make better donors than others. They, too, are able to create a bigger impact per dollar spent. (more…)