Civil society wasn’t invented by the tax code, but changes in the law can have serious, if unintended, consequences on the public good. Nothing is final, however; with change comes new opportunity.
Like all of civil society, the American nonprofit sector is a living thing. Its recent evolution has created a large and diverse force for good, but faces distinct challenges ranging from identity to sustainability.
To curb rising inequality, global leaders must work together to stop the flow of illicit wealth and mitigate tax avoidance.
How an infrastructure imperative and tax overhaul could unlock capital for social and environmental impact.
As funders, providers, and advocates pivot to face a dramatically different funding and political environment, some lessons from history may be instructive.
Welfare reform to encourage work doesn’t take into account how unstable jobs have become, especially for the poorest.
No-strings-attached prizes incentivize innovation, but private foundations need to structure them carefully to avoid prohibitive penalty taxes.
The whirlwind year for social enterprise saw new investments, corporate forms, and business models.