Charities love them. Donors, not so much. The enforceable pledge is a double-edged sword, with advantages and disadvantages to charity and donor alike. As a generous donor who is bound to be solicited for a major gift
When Harvard announced that billionaire John Paulson had made a $400 million gift to name the university’s School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, you would think that the philanthropic community would applaud such a mega-gift.
The non-profit world was reeling recently in the wake of the announcement by the Federal Trade Commission that they, along with all 50 states and the District of Columbia, had filed a complaint against four cancer charities,