Category: Giving Back

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What Makes a Nonprofit Successful?

Whether you plan on contributing to a nonprofit organization, or even starting one of your own, it is helpful to understand exactly what it is that makes a nonprofit really successful. Here are a...

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Philanthropy’s Revolution

Over the last decade or so, philanthropy has become a bit of a buzzword. Passing mentions of “philanthropy” elicit images of the ultra-wealthy writing big checks to even bigger foundations. But when you look...

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Remembering R. Randolph Richardson

He may not be a household name, but the loss of R. Randolph Richard last month definitely warrants a conversation about his unconventional approach to philanthropy. The Chronicle of Philanthropy has already taken on the...

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Matthieu Ricard on Altruism

Buddhist Monk Matthieu Ricard understands the potential for human nature swing in one of two directions: towards immense good, or unspeakable evil. Becuase of this nature, he urges all to foster an altruistic attitude...

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Find Charities That Do The Most Good

America is home to 2.3 million nonprofits, and has by far the largest nonprofit sector in the world. And the billions of dollars of money that Americans donate to these charities every year certainly...

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Love Triumphs Ferguson in Fundraising Efforts

The Washington Post recently published a heartwarming article  written by Wesley Lowery entitled, “Damaged Ferguson Businesses Receive Pledges of Almost $500,000.” Despite the civil unrest our country is going through at this moment, many...