There are many options for charitable giving, including Donor Advised Funds and Private Foundations… every family and individual’s situation is unique, and each giving vehicle has its own distinct qualities and benefits. (more…)
We would all risk our lives to save a single person from drowning, yet will not make a donation that could save hundreds from relying on polluted well water. There is something about human nature that has difficulty empathizing with the many over the few. (more…)
Rodman & Associates features a unique nonprofit in every issue of LOCALE. See the latest issue here.
Austin seems to breathe the motto that healthy lives are happy lives. From the runners on trails around Lady Bird Lake, to the bikers whizzing through scenic roads, health is a central piece of the Austin lifestyle. (more…)
From the boardwalk to the boardroom – CSR is growing up.
Bain Capital, private equity investors, has made a deal to purchase half of Toms Shoes, the exemplar of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). (more…)
We were featured in the Austin-American Statesman, discussing central Texas’ charitable giving and where it ranks nationally. (more…)
The answer to the question “What is my giving potential?” is deeply personal, and not always clear. (more…)
Only 29% of America’s workforce is actively engaged in their organization, meaning they are psychologically committed to their jobs and likely to be making positive contributions.
Half (54%) of employees polled by Gallup are not actively engaged – and even worse, 18% identified as actively disengaged! (more…)
If the Coca-Cola Company is able to deliver its products in nearly every corner of the world, why not lifesaving medicines?
Their distribution strategy is famously “anywhere within arm’s reach of desire.” (more…)
Rodman & Associates was featured in LOCALE, a premiere guide to Austin. We spoke about how even a modest sum can create a legacy, and about what common traps to avoid when starting family foundations. (more…)
A little known, but vital fact: a Board member’s personal assets are at stake if a non-profit organization fails to pay its federal employee taxes. Even more concerning – donors can sue trustees for alleged misuse of gifts, grants, or assets. (more…)