March 4, 2015

Philanthropy

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Social Giving IRL (In Real Life) for Nonprofits

Birds on a wireSocial giving uses the power of networks to amplify donations. Sharing on Facebook, Twitter, and the rest can encourage new donations. But what about location-based networks? Can donations go up using ad-hoc networks of people in the real world?

Internet Rights are Civil Rights: New Foundation Initiative Announced

InternetOn Wednesday, a daylong event in New York launched the NetGain project, which will explore and spark action on the intersection between civil society and the future of the internet.

 

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The 2014 World Giving Index Findings Ranks US in 9th Place for Donations

CAFAccording to the World Giving Index, the United States and Myanmar are tied for first place when it comes to giving—but read on.

How the Other Half Gives: Philanthropy from High Net Worth Individuals

1%The link between giving and volunteering persists, even among high net worth givers.

Eisenberg: Why Doesn’t Gates Fund Healthcare in the US?

GatesWhy doesn’t the Gates Foundation apply its weight and institutional expertise to ameliorate the significant health problems in America?

10 General Guidelines for Greater Foundation Transparency

TransparencyHere are ten general guidelines upon which transparency across all types of foundations can be based.

The Foundation for Detroit’s Future: Its Role in Philanthropic Collaboration

NewsA new nonprofit with a five-member governing board will help monitor funds for retiree pensions.

Is the Link Between Religiosity and Giving Fraying? Study of Women in Giving Suggests It May Be So

FrayedHave young women provided us with a picture of future giving patterns? Help NPQ explore these findings.

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