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  • Osili, Una; Zarins, Sasha; Han, Xiao (2021-07-27)
    Charitable giving reached an all-time high in 2020 with Americans donating $471 billion. This includes an adjustment of over $4 billion for COVID-19 relief and racial justice giving on top of what would normally be expected ...
  • Kumi, Emmanuel (2020-10)
    One trend in cross-border giving relates to volatility in the amount of giving by foreign philanthropic institutions. An analysis of the historical trend of funding indicates that it increased sharply between 2010 and 2015 ...
  • Murisa, Tendai; Murat-Prater, Karly (2020-10)
    South Africa scored 3.80 according to the Global Philanthropy Environment Index Overall Score, the highest in Sub-Saharan Africa. Philanthropy in South Africa like in many other African countries is multifaceted, comprising ...
  • Murisa, Tendai (2020-10)
    Uganda, like many other African countries, has a long tradition of philanthropy that is mostly influenced by culture and by religious practices. A significant percentage of giving in Uganda happens informally and therefore ...
  • Wiepking, Pamala (Springer, 2021)
    While there is apparent evidence that individual philanthropic behavior and the motivations for this behavior are at least to some extent universal, there is also evidence that people across the world do not equally display ...
  • Unknown author (2021-05-13)
    In times of crisis, Americans have historically responded quickly and generously to assist others and address urgent needs. In 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic unleashed severe challenges. Preliminary findings from the 2021 ...
  • Kumi, Emmanuel (2020-10)
    In 2019, migrant remittance inflows to Ghana was estimated at USD 3.72 billion compared to USD 3.50 billion in 2018 (KNOMAD, 2019). Remittances to Ghana are expected to decline until 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic as ...
  • Wiepking, Pamala; Beltman, Rob (2016-09-15)
  • Osili, Una; Bergdoll, Jon; Pactor, Andrea; Ackerman, Jacqueline; Houston, Peter (2021-03-31)
    The growth of online giving signals a promising future for crowdfunding and offers donors another avenue for their generosity. This report provides details about how crowdfunding fits within the philanthropic landscape, ...
  • Yang, Yongzheng; Wiepking, Pamala (Policy Press, 2020)
    Previous studies suggest Communist Party members in China are more likely to give and give more to charity, but why remains unclear. Using the Chinese General Social Survey (CGSS, 2012), this study develops and tests ...
  • Paarlberg, Laurie E.; LePere-Schloop, Megan; Horning, Cherilyn; Ai, Jin (2020-09)
    Community philanthropic organizations, those organizations like United Ways and community foundations, have traditionally played important roles by raising and distribute resources within a specific geographic place, ...
  • Paarlberg, Laurie; LePere-Schloop, Megan; Horning, Cherilyn (2020-08)
    Community philanthropic organizations, those organizations like United Ways and community foundations, have traditionally played important roles by raising and distribute resources within a specific geographic place, ...
  • Unknown author (2021-02)
    As the one-year anniversary of the pandemic approaches, this report takes account of charities around the world that have been performing their duties under extreme pressure. While many organizations have been forced to ...
  • Wiepking, Pamala; Handy, Femida; Park, Sohyun; Neumayr, Michaela; Bekkers, René; Breeze, Beth; De Wit, Arjen; Einolf, Chris; Gricevic, Zbignev; Scaife, Wendy; Bethmann, Steffen; Breen, Oonagh B.; Kang, Chulhee; Katz, Hagai; Krasnopolskaya, Irina; Layton, Michael D.; Mersianova, Irina; Lo, Kunag-Ta; Osili, Una; Pessi, Anne Birgitta; Sivesind, Karl Henrik; Yamauchi, Naoto; Yang, Yongzheng (Sage, 2021-02-04)
    In this article, we examine whether and how the institutional context matters when understanding individuals’ giving to philanthropic organizations. We posit that both the individuals’ propensity to give and the amounts ...
  • Herzog, Patricia Snell; Naik, Harshal R.; Khan, Haseeb A. (Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy and Indiana University School of Informatics and Computing, IUPUI, Indianapolis, IN., 2021-02-07)
    This project investigates philanthropic activities related to Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Data Science technology (AIMS). Advances in AIMS technology are impacting the field of philanthropy in substantial ...
  • Paarlberg, Laurie; Walk, Marlene; Horning, Cherilyn (2021-01)
    Since 2005, community foundations across the country have been encouraged to respond to changes in their local communities by taking on new roles—roles that encourage community foundations to be “leaders” on community ...
  • Aninat, Magdalena; Vallespin, Rocio (2021-01)
    Donation legislation in Chile is both complex and fragmented. It is tied to specific causes and is reactive to contingency, failing to provide a holistic view of the concept of philanthropy or to see donations as part of ...
  • Kim, Sung-Ju (2021-01)
    In 2010, South Korea became a member of the Development Assistance Committee of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD DAC). Although the history of South Korea as a donor country can be traced ...

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