Whenever we sit down to visit with new clients about the most important things for them to pass down to the following generations, we hear about values, faith, family stories and life lessons. Occasionally we hear about a personal possession with a strong emotional value. Inevitably it takes a while to come around to financial… Read more »
Posts Tagged: volunteer
Nominating Chairs complain that the competition is tough; there are too many nonprofits and not enough Rock Star board members. Yet Boards function as a team, and we all know Rock Stars may not make the best teammate.
Grandparents who actively pursue philanthropic endeavors are more likely to have grandchildren who give charitably and volunteer in the community. While giving priorities may differ (grandparents are more inclined to religious giving and grandchildren to secular giving), grandparents play a role in developing their grandchildren’s giving habits. Recent research released by the Lilly Family School… Read more »
A Survey of Corporate Giving in Central Texas The results of our Survey of Corporate Giving in Central Texas are in. Through the direct feedback of local businesses, the 2016 Rodman Report shines a spotlight on corporate giving trends and benchmarks in the Austin and Central Texas area. The statistics we gathered on corporate philanthropy/giving… Read more »
Charitable donations currently exceed $350 billion per year in the U.S., helping to support approximately 1.5 million nonprofit organizations across the country. Those numbers are on track to grow. Find out how:
A well-known cruise line is marketing cruises to well-intentioned and well-heeled Americans as “social impact travel”, coordinating volunteer opportunities in the ports of call they visit. But is it the best use of your charitable time and money?