Category: Giving Back

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Millennial Volunteering

In case you haven’t heard, millennials are not just thinking about the reputation of future employers from a financial standpoint. They’re heavily weighing their volunteering activity into the final decision, too. As reported by...

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Summer Volunteering Ideas

Summer unofficially begins in about a month. So while we still have a few more weeks of Spring, let’s take that time to think about some volunteering and service ideas that can really bring...

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Learning from Mistakes

When the Wounded Warrior Project fired most of its top staff, many were shocked. The scandal that came afterwards definitely left former donors, volunteers, and a knowledgeable public feeling disillusioned, dismayed and confused. How...

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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...