Giving, When You Have a Lot to Give

[Note: A version of this post appeared in Philanthropy Daily on February 8, 2018.] The rich have always played a leading role in charitable giving. Now their role is getting larger. In fact, soon the middle class may not even have a speaking part. The growing...

“It’s Their Money.” Well, Sort Of.

There are occupational hazards to writing about philanthropy. One is that when I make a critical comment about donors, I run the risk of being chastised for passing judgment. I’m told it’s none of my business how people choose to be charitable, that I should stop...