Effective Giving Bloggers Series: Children and Philanthropy

"I hope I can pass on the values that matter most to me: restraint from excessive luxury, gratitude for what you’ve been given, and empathy — even for those it ... Read more >

How You Should Budget For Charitable Giving Even If You Aren’t Rich

A few simple steps you can take to increase your capacity to donate — even on a tight budget.... Read more >

Fundraising for an Effective Cause During an Unrelated Crisis

In our research, we asked how organizations that provide effective aid can best remain relevant in donors’ minds, amidst a crisis that has consumed the media and donors’ limited attention.... Read more >

Is Extreme Poverty Being Neglected in the U.S.?

My Princeton colleague Angus Deaton has done us all a service by pointing to the existence of extreme poverty in the United States, and especially the failure of this affluent society to provide adequate shelter for homeless people. There is no doubt that governments at all levels should be doing more to meet this need. Yet it is disturbing that Mr. Deaton has started to doubt that, in our personal giving, we should prioritize the poor in developing countries over those at home. Mr. Deaton omit... Read more >