Many low-income debtors are especially vulnerable to debt scams, including high up-front fees, penalties for early payoffs, inflated interest rates, and "deals" targeting senior citizens, low-income borrowers, and people with poor credit.
On February 23, 2015, the Urban Institute’s Center on Nonprofits and Philanthropy conducted a survey of community foundations and the IRA Charitable Rollover provision. All community foundations with total assets of $5 million or more were invited to take the survey.
This year's version of the America Gives More Act contains four key components (IRA Charitable Rollover, Food Donations, Conservation Easement Donations and Foundation Excise Tax).
This resource monograph developed by Philanthropy Ohio provides brief case studies of several partnerships in which foundations play or have played a pivotal role, beyond funding to convening, advocacy and technical assistance.
These profiles highlight the economic importance, diversity, and community impact of the charitable sector in each of the 50 states.