A Resource for Donors Seeking Best Ways to Give

Mar 01, 2018 by Martin Morse Wooster |

Martin Wooster recommends NAS to donors as an organization that promotes intellectual diversity on college campuses.

Donor Intent Wins at Trinity College

Mar 16, 2015 by George Leef |

A battle over a philanthropic endowment at Trinity College ends as a victory for donor intent.

Ars Gratia Artis?

Feb 27, 2014 by Marilee Turscak |

Despite the fact that many art donors forbid the sale of their art, some university officials believe that flailing institutions can only stay afloat if they sell their collections.

The Very Rich Hours

Jan 10, 2012 by Peter Wood |

Peter Wood searches for the uncommon good in fundraising for nonprofits.

Can Classical-Liberal Philanthropy Improve Higher Ed?

Dec 22, 2011 by George Leef |

That is the question that Lenore Ealy addresses in today’s Pope Center Clarion Call. She looks quite a way back into the 20th century to see how the classical-liberal philanthropists of the post-war years went about trying…

You Don’t Have to Write That Check!

Dec 14, 2011 by George Leef |

Duke University has recently received some large gifts, but in today's Pope Center Clarion Call, alum Al Oettinger explains why he has stopped giving the school money.

The Perils of College Philanthropy

Sep 21, 2011 by George Leef |

In this week’s Pope Center Clarion Call I discuss the Center’s latest paper, “Games Universities Play” by Martin Morse Wooster. 

Who Owns Philanthropy?

Dec 13, 2010 by Peter Wood |

Peter Wood responds to the Greenlining Institute on the threats to voluntary philanthropic giving.

Generosity, Trussed

Nov 24, 2010 by Peter Wood |

Peter Wood warns about the damage that “greenlining” activists can do to American philanthropy.