I crafted this quote base on the popular Deuteronomy (6:10-12) Bible verse, yet from the viewpoint of the giver.
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How a Shared Database is Helping 4 Nonprofits Help the Jobless
Note: This article appeared in The Chronicle of Philanthropy in April, 2017. John White (not his real name) came to Skyland Workforce Center in Washington, D.C., in the fall of 2015. He was in his early 40s and had just […]
Mark Ewert Earns His CAP®
I am happy to announce that I have earned certification as a Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy® (CAP®) from The American College of Financial Services. What is a CAP®? The Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy® is professional designation from the Richard D. […]
There’s a New T in Town
The 4th T to add to Time, Talent, and Treasure You probably already know the Three Ts; time, talent, and treasure. They are the basics when you are thinking about what you can donate to charitable causes. I hope you […]
Funders: Directing at the Intersection
To give away money is an easy matter and in any man’s power. But to decide to whom to give it, and how large and when, and for what purpose and how, is neither in every man’s power nor an […]
Corporate Philanthropy Programs; Are You Engaged?
It is time for corporate America to become ‘the third pillar’ of social change in our society, complementing the first two pillars of government and philanthropy. ~ Simon Mainwaring Jaidyn is a boy whose autism spectrum disorder was detected at […]
Six Ways to Get Kids Involved in Giving
Web Based Resources To Engage Youth in Philanthropy If you have children or youth in your life and you are concerned that they are not learning to “give back,” here are some resources geared specifically for them. These range from […]
Philanthropist is a Big Word; Are You One?
Regardless of the amount, it takes more than just donating money to transform your contributions from “charitable giving” to “philanthropy.” Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen, is the author of Giving 2.0 and the MOOC (massively open online course) of the same name. She […]
Charitable Giving as a Family Project
Philanthropy can be the glue holding family together for generations. The Laird Norton Company, one of the oldest family businesses in the country, was founded by two brothers and a cousin. This team approach also informs the Laird Norton Family […]
Investing Charitable Dollars for Positive or Negative Impact
Let’s say that you budget a certain amount of money to give to charity every year, based on a philanthropy plan. That might be optimistic but let’s start there. That money could come from a savings account, a private foundation, […]