CFW 17.08.01

Posted by National Catholic Development Conference on Aug 1, 2017 3:33:12 PM


White House, GOP close to releasing joint tax-reform principles

The White House, congressional leaders and the chairmen of the tax-writing committees may release joint tax-reform principles as soon as this week, according to lobbyists.” [The Hill]

More need to know news:


Wealthy People Give to Charity for Different Reasons Than the Rest of Us

“What motivates people to give to charity? Surprisingly, the most obvious answers to this question have been difficult to prove. For example, having a desire to give is often not enough: many people who express a strong intention to make charitable donations often fail to follow through on their intentions. The research is also mixed on whether people with more money are more likely to give it away. While some studies suggest that wealthier people are more likely to donate money, other studies do not.” [Scientific American]

More emerging trends:


Charitable Planning—Who, How and Where?

Every three years, CGP conducts the Gift Planner Profile survey to learn more about the characteristics and work of charitable planners. Responses come mostly from CGP members, but others in the community can also respond to the survey. Earlier this year, more than 700 people responded to the eighth profile survey.” [National Association of Charitable Gift Planners]

More tips and tactics:


Inspirational insight of the week: 

Nothing else is required than to act toward God, in the midst of your occupations, as you do, even when busy, toward those who love you and whom you love.

- Saint Alphonsus Liguori

Turning Facebook Likes into Donors

Topics: Politics, Donor engagement

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