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4 Ways Grantmakers Can Streamline Reporting

Foreign organizations are able to receive tax-effective charitable funding from the US if 1) the US grantor is able to make a good faith determination that the foreign organization is the equivalent of a US 501(c)(3) public charity (the grantor conducts an Equivalency Determination or ED), or 2) the grantor can establish that the funds… CONTINUE READING >>


Reading the Writings on the Wall: International Literacy Day 2019

First celebrated in 1967, International Literacy Day highlights the importance of literacy for the development of individuals and societies at large but also calls attention to a major global challenge and awareness loophole. Literacy levels across the globe have drastically risen in the last couple of centuries. While only 12% of people in the world… CONTINUE READING >>


International Day of Charity 2019: A World of Impact

Taking place every year on September 5th, the UN’s International Day of Charity serves as a great reminder each year to celebrate the power of philanthropy. In our quest to enable domestic and cross-border giving by American donors—individuals, foundations, and corporations—we have the privilege of witnessing philanthropy in action every day. Whether fighting to alleviate… CONTINUE READING >>


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Celebrating Expressions of Faith, Diversity, and Culture through the Arts

Observed by Muslims worldwide, the holy month of Ramadan is the most sacred time of year in the Islamic faith. Nearly 2 billion Muslims celebrate this spiritual period, or roughly one-quarter of the world’s population. It is a time of spiritual unity that binds this diverse population. Jordan’s Al Balad Theater works to bring diversity… CONTINUE READING >>

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