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City Harvest Gala Raises Nearly $2.7 Million To Feed Hungry New Yorkers

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 15:12:00 -0400

"We're not just talking about the homeless or the poor, we're also including the lower middle class, who have to make a choice: do they buy healthy, nutritious food, or do they pay the rent?"


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Peter Buffett Talks Creativity, Music, Philanthropy, And Life With Dad Warren Buffett

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 16:40:00 -0400

Peter Buffett, a professional musician and philanthropist, joined me on The Forbes Interview podcast to talk about music, creativity, the thrill and challenges of big charity, and his experiences of growing up with in the Buffett home.


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Saving Elephants Is Good For Business

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 04:51:00 -0400

How creating conditions for elephant conservation in the face of a billion dollar illegal ivory trade is becoming a catalyst for business and poverty alleviation.


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National YoungArts Foundation Gala Dazzles With Talent, Raises $600,000

Tue, 29 Nov 2016 18:56:00 -0500

"It's vital to the progress of our nation to keep our artistic communities strong. Young people are our voice," said Debbie Allen.


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Sat, 22 Apr 2017 08:55:00 -0400

Sarah Arison

Christian Slater

Placido Domingo

Torrance Hall, Maria Giulia Maramotti

Debbie Allen

Ella Montclare, Sir Salman Rushdie

Carolina Garcia Jayaram

Chrstian Simonds, Gillian Hearst Simonds

Zuzanna Szadkowski

Michel Selene Ang

Will Cotton, Rose Dergan

Jessica Lang

Jake Goldbas, Kate Goldbas

RoseLee Goldberg

Elizabeth Kurpis, Dalia Oberlander

Bettina Prentice

Dustin Yellin, Derrick Adams

Marlies Verhoeven

Polina Proshkina

Irmina Nazar, Arthur Trawinski, Marina, Klaus Biesenbach, Sarah Arison

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A New Corporate Friendly Model Of Environmental Activism

Wed, 19 Apr 2017 10:46:00 -0400

Before environmental groups and companies jump straight into litigation, they should stop to consider whether this new model of corporate environmentalism might be more effective.


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Top Teen Roboticists Face Off This Week At World FIRST Championships

Tue, 18 Apr 2017 12:13:00 -0400

Florida's award-winning Mechromancers and teams from around the country are bringing the heat to Houston and St. Louis in the global competition.


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Discussing The Future Of Food With Wayne Pacelle

Tue, 18 Apr 2017 11:00:00 -0400

Creating a sustainable and humane food system is no small task. The CEO of HSUS tells us about the significant progress they've made on this front.


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5 'Shark Tank' Alums Prove How Corporate Philanthropy Is Profitable

Sun, 16 Apr 2017 16:39:00 -0400

TOMS Shoes’ one-for-one business model has inspired throngs of socially conscious startups to follow in Blake Myscoski’s footsteps. Here’s a look at five of them that appeared on 'Shark Tank,' ABC’s hit business reality show.


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10 Americans Who Gave Away The Most Money In 2016The 10 Americans Who Gave Away The Most Money In 201610. Kenyon Gillespie9. Bill & Melinda Gates8. Pierre and Pam Omidyar7. Charles Munger6. Larry Ellison5. John and Laura Arnold4. Paul Allen3. Howard and Lottie Marcus2. Michael Bloomberg1. Phil and Penny Knight

Sun, 16 Apr 2017 16:39:00 -0400

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



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15 Key Steps To Set Up A Charity

Sun, 16 Apr 2017 13:45:00 -0400

Perhaps you have a cause that you are passionate about—animal welfare, children's health, the environment—but you want to do more than just write a check. Maybe now is the time to set up your own IRC §501(c)(3) charity.


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IRS Can't Tax Churches, But Fake Ones Can Trigger Tax Evasion Charges

Thu, 13 Apr 2017 08:54:00 -0400

Tax evasion and cash transactions can go together. How IRS reacts when they see evasive behavior.


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As Trump Shuns The Environment, Conservation International Draws Support From Wealthy Board Members

Wed, 12 Apr 2017 09:00:00 -0400

Rob Walton, the billionaire former chairman of Walmart, is donating millions of dollars to support a Conservation International fellowship program for environmental activists and researchers.


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Roger Daltrey, Paul McCartney Team Up With Shure For Charity

Mon, 10 Apr 2017 12:10:00 -0400

The rock legends help celebrate the 50th anniversary of Shure's SM58 microphone by giving all auction proceeds to Teen Cancer America and Meat Free Monday.


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Why Volunteering Is A Great Career Option For Millennials

Mon, 10 Apr 2017 10:08:00 -0400

This millennials discovered volunteering can be a career.


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Montblanc Launches Campaign To Support UNICEF Literacy Projects

Wed, 5 Apr 2017 21:03:00 -0400

The “Writing Is A Gift Collection” is now available at Montblanc boutiques and its website. For every piece in the collection sold till March 31, 2018, Montblanc will donate 3% of the proceeds to support UNICEF and its literacy projects, with a minimum amount of $1.5 million guaranteed by Montblanc


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Advancing Social Good With Mission-Related Investing: Ford Foundation Pledges $1B

Wed, 5 Apr 2017 15:22:00 -0400

Innovation is a buzzword in 2017 in business circles, but also with institutional investors keen to see it used to best effect. A commitment by the Ford Foundation to give $1B to an innovative new type of impact investment is likely to attract attention, and the Foundation hopes, collaboration.


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What This Ex-Wall Street Trader Who Went From 'Zero To $200M' Is Investing In

Wed, 5 Apr 2017 14:00:00 -0400

U.S.-born entrepreneur Paul Oberschneider, who went from Wall Street trader to losing his job and going into debt, resurfaced in Estonia later to build a property empire worth $200m in the Baltic states. Here he talks about his journey, what he is now investing in and tips for business success.


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Zedd, Skrillex, Incubus And More Show New Wave Of Music Activism

Wed, 5 Apr 2017 12:19:00 -0400

Musicians are banding together to throw more benefits in response to the Trump Administration. Zedd took it to the next level in L.A. with his Welcome show for ACLU.


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Inventor Of The Web Wins 50th Annual Turing Award, Including $1M From Google

Tue, 4 Apr 2017 10:24:00 -0400

The winner of the 2016 'Nobel for Computing' is none other than Sir Tim Berners-Lee, who gave rise to a massive global network informally known as the Web (and for which, incidentally, he still has some suggestions).


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How Opportunity International Is Working To End Poverty In Our Lifetime

Mon, 3 Apr 2017 16:06:00 -0400

An interview with Vicki Escarra and Atul Tandon of Opportunity International, a dynamic social enterprise that provides financial services and other sustainable solutions to help millions of families around the world break the cycle of poverty.


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Trump Wants To Cut An Agency That Helps Small Farmers -- And Makes Money For U.S. Taxpayers

Fri, 31 Mar 2017 13:25:00 -0400

The Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) takes a market-based approach, mobilizing private sector capital for public good. But it actually earns money and contributes sorely needed revenue to reduce the budget deficit.


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The Global Apparel Industry Looks To Social Entrepreneurs to Co-Create Transformative Solutions

Fri, 31 Mar 2017 00:01:00 -0400

Collaboration in the apparel industry goes well beyond Kate Moss teaming up with Topshop. Forward-thinking brands co-create by working together with competitors and social entrepreneurs to design radical and transformative projects and processes.


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Can Chinese Philanthropists Learn From The Rockefeller Legacy?

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 14:15:00 -0400

Now is the time for China to broaden its approach to philanthropy, and create its own philanthropic forefathers, motivated not just by obligation but by a desire to inspire and to drive real positive social change.


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Hollywood Goes Green And Turns A Profit At First-Ever Environmental Media Association Impact Summit

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 16:09:00 -0400

The Environmental Media Association (EMA) kicked off their first-ever IMPACT Summit in Los Angeles. According to experts in sustainability and environmentalism, looking out for the planet can be extremely lucrative. In fact, there are millions of dollars just waiting to be made in the trash.


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How One Brave Girl Brought Hope To Her Slum In The Form Of A School

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 08:48:00 -0400

In honor of International Women’s Day, here is a story of a young Mumbai slum girl fighting back against society’s restrictions to bring education to other girls like her.


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Siefken Heads Up Fred Rogers Company, Keeping Mister Rogers' Message Relevant For Next Generation

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 04:52:00 -0400

Parents and grandparents who loved the kindly neighbor in the cardigan sweater for more than three decades continue to watch the programming of the company that still bears his name. Only now they're adding a third generation to the mix. Mister Rogers would approve.


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