Fri, 24 Feb 2017 07:15:00 -0500What if there was an investment philosophy which focused on companies that are “doing the right” thing? Just as important - can this philosophy provide a return over the long run?
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 06:00:00 -0500You don't need to quit your job to travel the world. This digital nomad created a community that will help you work remotely.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 13:31:00 -0500Billionaire Tom Steyer joined The Forbes Interview podcast to talk politics, investing, and how he believes a big tax on fossil fuels will spur a green energy renaissance.
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 11:35:00 -0500A child in Africa is twice as likely to die on the roads as a child in any other region and unlike their peers in wealthier areas, the vast majority of schoolchildren in urban Africa – over 80% in one study – walk to school. A nonprofit will receive more than $1.75 million USD to improve safety.
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 09:07:00 -0500Kiss guitarist Tommy Thayer (and the entire Kiss band) made a surprise performance at last night's fundraiser for the Brigadier James B. Thayer Oregon Military Museum. The ret. BG is Tommy Thayer's father. Kiss's Thayer and Eric Singer worked with Zenith on a commemorative watch collection.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 10:56:00 -0500There’s something strange about the non-profit space - many of us go into this industry because we want to ‘make a difference’ - and yet, we end up as fundraisers - something that can feel in direct conflict to the life you were looking to carve out for yourselves.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 10:55:00 -0500The Fund Fair was launched by supermodel Natalia Vodianova three years ago and has already made over £1m for her charity, The Naked Heart Foundation, which supports disadvantaged families in her native Russia and beyond.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 10:50:00 -0500A first-of-its-kind study will examine a free cycle-tracker for efficacy and overall performance with real women, and in real time.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 09:03:00 -0500Millennials want to give back. Yet while many young people are highly motivated to engage in volunteer work, they find it challenging to find the time when working full-time corporate jobs. Arielle Patrick shares five tips for integrating philanthropy into your everyday life.
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 22:51:00 -0500A key insight that is often overlooked is this: A position can be given, but leadership must be taken. Putting someone in a powerful position gives no guarantee that leadership will take place.
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 13:49:00 -0500The 2017 Annual Gates Foundation Letter contains several important statistics, but it’s the story behind the statistics that make the letter a compelling read.
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 07:35:00 -0500Bill and Melinda Gates released their annual letter, outlining their philanthropic goals. This year, it's directed at Warren Buffett, who ten years ago made a historic $30 billion bequest.
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 05:00:00 -0500This millennial just completed the journey of a lifetime, breaking a Guinness World Record by visiting every single one of the world's 196 sovereign nations.
Mon, 13 Feb 2017 15:30:00 -0500The Utah Jazz are the fifth NBA to sign a jersey patch sponsorship deal. The three-year pact with Qualtrics is worth roughly $4 million a year and will showcase the software firm's cancer charity, 5 For The Fight.
Mon, 13 Feb 2017 11:14:00 -0500In its on-going effort to support amfaR's research, Harry Winston was the presenting sponsor for a celebrity gala fundraising event, the New York Gala 2017, which kicks off New York's fashion week. The brand also dressed a host of celebrities in its stunning diamonds.
Sun, 12 Feb 2017 17:37:00 -0500Woman who received over $50,000 mainly for her kids education on Ellen Degeneres Show pleaded no contest to first degree misdemeanor for not paying city income tax. Appeals court ruled she had ineffective assistance and will get a new trial.
Thu, 9 Feb 2017 11:04:00 -0500A new method may bring men one step closer to stopping unplanned reproduction in its tracts.
Wed, 8 Feb 2017 16:10:00 -0500As part of its annual assessment of charitable donations in the U.S., The Chronicle of Philanthropy has released is list of the 50 Americans who gave away the most money on 2016.
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According to an annual report on giving by The Chronicle of Philanthropy, these 10 American individuals and couples gave away the most money in 2016.
Total Giving: $108 Million
Largest Gift: $54 Million (Stamford Hospital Foundation)
Source of Wealth: Family Wealth; Investments
Total Giving: $141.4 Million
Largest Gift: Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Source of Wealth: Technology, Microsoft
Total Giving: $173 Million
Largest Gift: Omidyar Network, Humanity United, Democracy Fund, and HopeLab.
Source of Wealth: Technology
Total Giving: $200 Million
Largest Gift: University of California at Santa Barbara
Source of Wealth: Investments, Berkshire Hathaway
Total Giving: $271,425,000
Largest Gift: University of Southern California ($200 million)
Source of Wealth: Technology, Oracle
Total Giving: $284 Million
Largest Gift: Laura and John Arnold Foundation ($183 million)
Source of Wealth: Finance
Total Giving: $295 Million
Largest Gift: Arts and culture, brain and cell science, climate change and ocean health, global health, Pacific Northwest groups, and wildlife conservation
Source of Wealth: Technology, Microsoft
Total Giving: $400 Million (bequest)
Largest Gift: American Associates, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Source of Wealth: Investments
Total Giving: $600.1 Million
Largest Gift: Arts, education, environment, public-health groups, and programs aimed at improving city governments around the world.
Source of Wealth: Media and entertainment
Total Giving: $900 Million
Largest Gift: University of Oregon ($500 Million)
Source of Wealth: Manufacturing, Nike
Wed, 8 Feb 2017 13:54:00 -0500The Environmental Media Association (EMA) will host its first-ever annual EMA IMPACT Summit in Los Angeles on March 23-24. Entertainment figures, investors, philanthropic leaders and entrepreneurs will collaborate on ways to create positive changes that will impact the future of our planet.
Wed, 8 Feb 2017 06:39:00 -0500Inspired by becoming an adaptive ski coach this season, the author shares his reflections on the experience of helping individuals with disabilities conquer the mountain - and how important it is to remember patient-centricity as we work towards making new therapies.
Wed, 8 Feb 2017 00:18:00 -0500Is there any connection between cashmere socks and the 50 companies that Glassdoor recently rated the best places to work, based on employee reviews?
Mon, 6 Feb 2017 10:00:00 -0500Filings for the Donald J. Trump Foundation reveal that he gave $0 to his own charitable foundation from 2009 to 2014, the most recent year on record.
Sun, 5 Feb 2017 14:53:00 -0500President Trump's promise to "destroy the Johnson" amendment to allow representatives of faith to speak freely may be another instance of what he calls "truthful hyperbole".
Sat, 4 Feb 2017 18:01:00 -0500Inez was pretty surprised when two different recruiters reached out to her with opportunities for two very low-paying jobs, relative to market salaries in Inez's field. Is this typical, or not? What should Inez do?
Wed, 1 Feb 2017 13:30:00 -0500Love Your Melon is a fashion brand startup that has successfully mobilized millennials as customers, volunteers, supporters, and promoters of the business. They've reached wild success by knowing how to engage young adults through social media, campus outreach, and celebrity programs.
Wed, 1 Feb 2017 05:33:00 -0500Entrepreneurship is alive and well across Asia, and now there is a new model that is bringing together founders of ambitious charities with generous donors to help get them off the ground. It's called 10x10, it's very focused, and it's growing around Asia and the world.
Tue, 31 Jan 2017 21:52:00 -0500Trustees have begun a fundraising appeal to keep open the museum where vaccination began.
Tue, 31 Jan 2017 19:11:00 -0500Monica barely was barely getting by, cleaning the local church in her village in rural India. When she attended a seminar on entrepreneurship, she became inspired to see new possibilities in the world around her.
Tue, 31 Jan 2017 15:47:00 -0500Becoming Warren Buffett, the moving HBO documentary that aired last night chronicling the life, career and philanthropy of the world's greatest investor, showed how a billionaire can be: kind, compassionate, thoughtful and generous to an unprecedented degree.