philanthropy

The Clinton Global Initiative Makes a Comeback: 5 Key Takeaways

For a summit that many thought would never see the light of day again, this event proved it still has a lot to offer.

3 Reasons to Support Rare Disease Research

Many rare diseases are deadly and devastating in a way that inspires urgency and a willingness to try experimental interventions, yet treatments are only available for fewer than 5% of them.

What Is Impact Investing?

As private foundations aim for 100 percent of their endowment assets and grant funds to serve the greater good, we examine four distinct approaches they can take for impact investing, ranging from fiscally conservative to...

6 Ways Technology Can Improve Your Corporate Fundraising Initiatives

Using new technologies is something every organization can benefit from, and the companies that are willing to adopt tech are more likely to outperform their competitors.

Fintech and the Giving Season (Year 2)

Cryptocurrency investors are more generous givers than average investors. American megafoundations have enabled crypto donation and NFTs are increasingly powering the world of charity. Plus, what the hell happened to PayPal's stock?

Purpose Mindset is the Light to Overcome this Extraordinary Pandemic Year

We have become reasonably adept at describing the need for change “out there” in the world. But we are not so good at talking about the change that needs to happen within us. Today, more...

This Philanthropic Startup Aims to Help Cincinnati Now

People’s Liberty is a philanthropic lab funded by the Haile and Johnson Foundations. Each year, individuals in the Cincinnati area receive grants to work on projects related to civic improvement. Operations Director Jake Hodesh spoke...

What if We Treated our Children with the Respect They Deserve?

If only our country focused on finding the potential in its children, amazing things could happen, as this inspiring article from The New York Times shows. When a committed philanthropist spent a relatively small amount...

Want to Donate Your Old Sofa to Charity? There’s an App for That

The sharing economy is rooted in the idea that at any given moment, the things that people own—their tools, their cars, and sometimes even their homes—are sitting idle, ready to be used by someone who...

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