Good Giving Publications

This study was designed to complement the 2010 Millennial Donor Study while providing new insights and deeper understanding of Millennial donor interests, engagement and motivations.
The potential of mobile giving, which helped raise more than $41 million for Haiti disaster relief, will be examined with a new study by the Berkman Center for Internet & Society, along with the mGive Foundation and the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project. The Berkman Center will use the Haiti case to examine the impact of new digital tools on charitable giving. The Berkman Center will survey donors to the Haiti mobile...
This research provides the first support for a possible psychological universal: human beings around the world derive emotional benefits from using their financial resources to help others (prosocial spending). Findings suggest that the reward experienced from helping others may be deeply ingrained in human nature, emerging in diverse cultural and economic contexts.
Do More Than Give reveals how foundation leaders, trustees and individual donors can rise to address the complex challenges facing our increasingly interdependent world. Inspired by the bestselling book Forces for Good,
Some of the best minds in the business came up with 50 creative ideas that you can start using today to raise more money for your cause.  You'll find great ideas from Jeff Brooks, Jocelyn Harmon, Mark Rovner, Kivi Leroux Miller, Beth Kanter, Allison Fine, Nancy Schwartz, Sarah Durham, Chris Forbes, Alia McKee Scott, and Katya Andresen.
For today's super-wired, always-on, live-life-in-public young Americans, the causes they support define who they are. Societal aspirations have so permeated the "net native" population that causes have become like musical tastes. CauseWired illustrates wired causes in action, bringing real-world stories to readers. Tracks the massive societal impact on causes of online social networks-from blogs, to video, to the rise of social networks. Reveals...