Pros and Cons of Giving Publicly Vs. Giving Anonymously

This article lists the pros and cons of giving anonymously, from both a donor’s and a charity’s point of view. Donor issues discussed include recognition versus unwanted attention; charity issues include the benefit of association with a big name, and the danger of linkage with a controversial one.

This Collection

Privacy and Transparency: Anonymous vs. Public Giving

This timely and important NCFP Content Collection provides context for new donors considering how public to be with their grantmaking, management and operations, and provides ideas for existing foundations and boards contemplating this question.

See Collection

Get Involved

Search Knowledge Center for Resources!

We’re here to help you on your philanthropic journey. Contact NCFP for support!

Get Assistance

Keep up with trends in family philanthropy. Subscribe to our newsletter!

Signup

Family philanthropy improves the quality of life for all. Join our family!

Join Now