The Council for Aid to Education's latest report on institutional giving found that donations
increased by just under 5 percent, to $25.
This preferential tax treatment contributed to a 190% increase in the donations
of listed shares to charities between 1997 and 2000.
The unprecedented volume of donations
made it difficult for us to issue receipts immediately; similarly, we did not account for the growing number of readers who donated online when we sent out reminder letters about the appeal in November.
Within days of Hurricane Katrina, the National Cattleman's Beef Association (NCBA), state beef councils and state cattlemen's associations made donations
to traditional relief agencies.
You don't have to be a millionaire for these donations
to make economic sense.
Of course the organizations get the donations
free and clear.
The same authors estimate that this deferral policy led to 50,000 rejected donations
in a total of 13 million per year (0.
So it's no surprise that car donation
drives are increasingly popular, especially with civic-minded upper-middleclass types.
But despite the scandals, most readers believe their donations
8are handled responsibly, and they continue to give.
frequently are restricted and many times allocated to more than one fund.
The Boats 4 Causes[R] program accepts used boat donations
and allows donors to designate a charity of their choice to receive a portion of the proceeds from the sale of the boat.
Currently, donors can give $5 or $10 donations
to charities of their choice that utilize mobile donation