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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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This Woman Is Running 40 Marathons In 6 Weeks To Raise Awareness For The Global Water Crisis

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 07:06:00 -0400

In 2016, the World Economic Forum ranked the water crisis as one of the highest concerns for the next decade. Mina Guli decided to take action, founding the non-profit Thirst. On World Water Day, she begins running 40 marathons in 6 weeks to raise money and awareness for the global water crisis.

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With Jakob Dylan & Friends, Everyone's a Rock Star at Connecting to Cure's 'Rock The Night'

Mon, 20 Mar 2017 14:14:00 -0400

A charity event where Jakob Dylan and Friends perform and everyone there feels like a Rock Star

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When Volunteering Is All In The Family

Mon, 20 Mar 2017 13:16:00 -0400

Multigenerational volunteering is becoming more popular, often within the same family.

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David Rockefeller, World's Oldest Billionaire, Dies At 101

Mon, 20 Mar 2017 12:19:00 -0400

Rockefeller was the last surviving grandchild of the world's first billionaire, John D. Rockefeller.

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Businesses And Nations Thrive When Every Day Is 'Happiness Day'

Sun, 19 Mar 2017 09:54:00 -0400

Studies have been done on happiness and mood contagion. Simply put, when you’re around happy, positive people, you tend to be happier and more positive.

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Kips Bay President's Dinner Raises Over $1 Million For After School Programs

Wed, 15 Mar 2017 09:21:00 -0400

"Kips Bay is important for two reasons: because we raise a lot of money for the extraordinary kids at the Clubhouse, and because it helps the design community," said Williams.

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UNICEF USAVoice: This Entrepreneur Rallied 2,500 Facebook Friends To Make A Difference For Syrian Children

Tue, 14 Mar 2017 14:55:00 -0400

One day in November, in need of cheering, Narges Bani Asadi found a way to use social media to raise more than $100,000 and bring hope to kids devastated by conflict.

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About that Trillion Dollars of Infrastructure Spending

Mon, 13 Mar 2017 12:50:00 -0400

A look at the critical funding needs of our cultural institutions, an element of our infrastructure inventory that is less well understood and at great risk of disrepair as a result of shrinking financial support.

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How To Combat Homelessness: Give Vets, Former Convicts And Addicts Jobs

Fri, 10 Mar 2017 07:16:00 -0500

"A steady and sustainable income is the only permanent, reliable path out of homelessness,” says Greg Block. That is why the social entrepreneur founded First Step. The highly successful non-profit finds jobs for the homeless, who are mostly veterans, recovering drug addicts, and recent convicts.

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Lawsuit Challenging Charities Backing Israeli Settlements Fails On Standing

Thu, 9 Mar 2017 10:48:00 -0500

A lawsuit seeking to force the IRS and other Treasury department to investigate not for profits backing Israeli settlements has foundered on the rock of standing.

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Dayle Haddon: "The More You Dare, The Quicker You Move Forward And Gain Wisdom."

Wed, 8 Mar 2017 17:27:00 -0500

For decades cover model Dayle Haddon has inspired women of all ages. This week she will be honored by the UN Women for Peace Association for working to educate females around the world through her organization WomenOne.

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Lawsuit Against PayPal Alleges Charities Never Received Donations

Tue, 7 Mar 2017 20:03:00 -0500

A lawsuit has been filed against online payments system giant PayPal, claiming that the company didn't deliver charitable donations made on the company's platform, as promised.

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Should Charity Officers Get Rich?

Tue, 7 Mar 2017 10:14:00 -0500

The Wall Street Journal reports that 2,700 nonprofit employees were paid over a million dollars in annual compensation in 2014. This offends the sensibilities of Americans who want to donate their money to do good, not into a trough for C-suite fat cats.

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Uber Bare: Four Steps To Avoiding A Corporate Culture Disaster

Tue, 28 Feb 2017 22:21:00 -0500

In the old days when we were not as connected as we are now, it was possible for people and corporations to hide information or remain anonymous... Today, like it or not, reputation is king.

PhRMA Sets In Motion Massive Campaign Launching New Era In Medicine

Tue, 28 Feb 2017 21:51:00 -0500

“GOBOLDLY is an effort to highlight the incredible pace of discovery of new treatments and medicines while showcasing the minds behind that innovation—the scientists in the lab.”

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Here Are 3 Steps That Harness Negotiating Power In Fundraising

Tue, 28 Feb 2017 10:04:00 -0500

What moves a person to give money to a cause, a candidate or a business venture? The right ask! As more women consider running for political office, having sharp negotiating and fundraising skills can be essential to landing resources that make ideas happen. Take at look at these three easy steps.

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How To Align Your Investments With Your Moral Compass

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 07:15:00 -0500

What 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?

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Want To Work Remotely And Travel The World? This Startup Will Help You

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 06:00:00 -0500

You don't need to quit your job to travel the world. This digital nomad created a community that will help you work remotely.

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Billionaire Tom Steyer Talks About His Plan To Fight President Trump

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 13:31:00 -0500

Billionaire 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.

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School Children In Africa To Benefit From $1.75 Million USD For Road Safety

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 11:35:00 -0500

A 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.

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KISS Guitarist Tommy Thayer Teams With Zenith Watches for Military Museum Fundraiser

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 09:07:00 -0500

Kiss 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.

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An Epiphany: How I Found The Inspiration To Take On Another Year Of Fundraising

Thu, 16 Feb 2017 10:56:00 -0500

There’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.

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Supermodel Natalia Vodianova's Annual Fundraising Fair Is Almost Here

Thu, 16 Feb 2017 10:55:00 -0500

The 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.

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A Revolutionary Study Puts App-Only Birth Control To The Test

Thu, 16 Feb 2017 10:50:00 -0500

A first-of-its-kind study will examine a free cycle-tracker for efficacy and overall performance with real women, and in real time.

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