Tagged: Giving Habits

Giving Increases Happiness

When Warren Buffett pledged 99% of his wealth in 2006 he stated in his pledge letter that he ‘couldn’t be happier with that decision’. This feeling also bares scientific ground as research has shown...

Giving Attitude of 6000 HNWI

The Charity Aid Foundation (CAF) looked at the attitudes to giving of nearly 6000 wealthy individuals worldwide. This may make it on of the largest ever survey into global philanthropic attitudes. The CAF begins...

Study of HNW Philanthropy

In the ‘2012 Bank of America (BOA) Study of High Net Worth Philanthropy’ the Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University studied the 2011 giving patters, priorities and attitudes of Americas wealthiest households. It builds...

Giving Habits of Wealthy Philanthropists

After the announcement by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation that the giving pledge would be extended beyond the US, The Institute for Philanthropy examined the giving habits of wealthy philanthropists around the world....

The Million Dollar Donors Report 2013

The Million Dollar Donors Report 2013 (notice the name change from Pounds to Dollars) has been released yearly since 2008 by the renowned private bank Coutts in association with the University of Kent. Coutts analyses...

The 2012 Charitable Giving Report (Blackbaud)

The annual Charitable Giving Report, by CRM giant Blackaud, includes 24 months of overall giving data from 3,144 non-profit organizations in the USA which combined represents $7.9 billion in total fundraising. The report further...

The Man Who Gave Away $7.5 Billion

This week the Guardian reported on a very interesting man few of us have heard about. The man’s name is Chuck Feeney and he has given away $7.5 billion of his personnel wealth. The...