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Tencent Co-Founder Charles Chen Tops Forbes China Philanthropy List

Mon, 29 May 2017 04:43:00 -0400

Billionaires including Jack Ma, Wang Jianlin, Neil Shen also among listees


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JFK's Sharp Editing Skills Help His Ideas Live On

Sun, 28 May 2017 09:55:00 -0400

It’s good to celebrate inspiring leaders. Their stories bring out the best in us. Great communicators are great editors and JFK was one of the best.


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Mental Tenacity As Fuel For Success: The Story Of Gurbaksh Chahal

Sat, 27 May 2017 06:19:00 -0400

Gurbaksh Chahal’s journey from the hardships of immigration to eventual entrepreneurial success illustrates the importance of grit and determination in the face of adversity.


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This Career Advice Will Help You Land Your Ideal First Job

Thu, 25 May 2017 13:40:00 -0400

Fatou Keita landed her ideal first job at Bloomberg Philanthropies. Here, she offers career advice for recent grads looking to ace their job searches.


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Bill Gates Gives Book Big Sales Bump After Recent Tweets To College Grads

Wed, 24 May 2017 20:22:00 -0400

Calling it "the most inspiring book I've ever read," Gates' recent endorsement of Steven Pinker's 'The Better Angels of Our Nature' to the nation's college graduates has elicited a 2,000% surge in paperback sales according to figures released by NBD Books on Wednesday.


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IRS Nixes Student Loan Payoff Charity

Wed, 24 May 2017 13:28:00 -0400

Charity that allowed donors to direct funds to pay off student loans for particular students, so that money was not squandered on avocado toast, denied exempt status by IRS.


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Tue, 23 May 2017 18:42:16 -0400

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Report: Silicon Valley Tycoons Don't Give Enough To Their Community

Tue, 23 May 2017 13:33:00 -0400

It’s a little known tale of two Valleys: While many in the tech industry grow rich, 30% of Silicon Valley’s residents need some assistance to get by. And many nonprofits that serve those in need are scrambling to get funding.


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How Microsoft Is Defending Refugee Minors Facing Deportation

Tue, 23 May 2017 10:33:00 -0400

Supporting immigration and refugees seemed a natural fit when Microsoft President Brad Smith decided to create a pro-bono program for Microsoft lawyers. Debate surrounding immigration has not deterred the tech giant from its commitment.


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6 Ways To Better Giving In The Queer Community

Sun, 21 May 2017 10:34:00 -0400

Many LGBT people around the world need help and LGBT people historically give back to our community, but we can give better. These are six ways to give better and get a better return on your giving.


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Heavyweight Champion Anthony Joshua Salutes Nigerian Tycoon Igho Sanomi On Philanthropy

Fri, 19 May 2017 04:07:00 -0400

World Heavyweight Boxing Champion Anthony Joshua has paid tribute to Nigerian multi-millionaire oil tycoon Igho Sanomi II for his philanthropy.


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5 Priceless Benefits Entrepreneurs Gain From Philanthropy

Thu, 18 May 2017 09:00:00 -0400

Philanthropy is something that all entrepreneurs can benefit immensely from. Check here how


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Grantmaking's Six Degrees Of Separation

Wed, 17 May 2017 15:59:00 -0400

Why successful philanthropists are the ones that get closer to the communities they serve.


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Google And Trip Advisor Partner With International Rescue Committee To Help Refugees

Wed, 17 May 2017 08:32:00 -0400

As the Syrian crisis continues, the International Rescue Committee, with the help of Google, Microsoft and Trip Advisor, has developed refugee.info, a product that helps refugees stranded in Greece or travelling along the Balkans route.


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Preserving Wealth By Defining A Legacy - The Role Of Family Historians

Tue, 16 May 2017 15:10:00 -0400

By gifting a biography project, adult children can celebrate the contributions of and bear witness to the sacrifices made by their aging parents, thereby defining their family’s legacy for generations to come.


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Joan Wulff Honored By The Bonefish And Tarpon Trust

Tue, 16 May 2017 14:59:00 -0400

A pioneer, innovator and tireless conservationist--fly fishing’s leading lady, now and forever.


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This Disrupter Left A 6-Figure Job To Scoop Ice Cream And Built A Sweet Success Story

Tue, 16 May 2017 11:00:00 -0400

How a company has reinvented ice cream by incorporating business advice from Bono, Howard Schultz and Danny Meyer.


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A Question For Grant Givers -- Do You Know What Works?

Sun, 14 May 2017 11:31:00 -0400

For two decades funders have asked charities to provide more and more evidence to back up their work. Now it's time for funders to look to data to analyse their own effectiveness.


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Billionaire Michael Dell Announces $1 Billion Commitment To Support Social Entrepreneurs, Nonprofits

Sat, 13 May 2017 08:00:00 -0400

Michael Dell is committing an additional $1 billion to the endowment of his Michael & Susan Dell Foundation, the nonprofit announced Thursday.


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America's 100 Best Corporate Citizens In 2017

Thu, 11 May 2017 16:07:00 -0400

A newly published ranking of the 100 Best Corporate Citizens highlights firms that take their philanthropic missions seriously.



America's 10 Best Corporate Citizens In 2017America's 10 Best Corporate Citizens In 201710. Ecolab9. Lockheed Martin8. Hormel Foods7. Accenture6. Cisco Systems5. Campbells Soup Co.4. Altria Group3. Microsoft2. Intel1. Hasbro

Thu, 11 May 2017 10:59:46 -0400

According to a recently released annual report by Corporate Responsibility Magazine, these are the large U.S. companies that show great corporate citizenship in various categories.

Environment Rank: 15

Climate Change Rank: 2

Human Rights Rank: 33

Employee Relations Rank: 21

Corp. Governance Rank: 160

Philanthropy Rank: 7

Financial Rank: 350

Environment Rank: 13

Climate Change Rank: 40

Human Rights Rank: 16

Employee Relations Rank: 81

Corp. Governance Rank: 179

Philanthropy Rank: 73

Financial Rank: 36

Environment Rank: 85

Climate Change Rank: 76

Human Rights Rank: 6

Employee Relations Rank: 25

Corp. Governance Rank: 8

Philanthropy Rank: 113

Financial Rank: 22

Environment Rank: 40

Climate Change Rank: 17

Human Rights Rank: 83

Employee Relations Rank: 46

Corp. Governance Rank: 82

Philanthropy Rank: 17

Financial Rank: 83

Environment Rank: 8

Climate Change Rank: 36

Human Rights Rank: 25

Employee Relations Rank: 7

Corp. Governance Rank: 147

Philanthropy Rank: 96

Financial Rank: 142

Environment Rank: 46

Climate Change Rank: 33

Human Rights Rank: 59

Employee Relations Rank: 31

Corp. Governance Rank:13

Philanthropy Rank: 27

Financial Rank: 121

Environment Rank: 74

Climate Change Rank: 13

Human Rights Rank: 33
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Environmental Activism Attracts Boomers Seeking An Impact

Tue, 9 May 2017 13:43:00 -0400

There's a new movement of environmental activism among older adults seeking to stop climate change through their organization, Elders Climate Action.


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Increasing Autism Employment: An Anthropologist's Perspective

Tue, 9 May 2017 11:10:00 -0400

Can there be an anthropology of autism employment? If so, what would it reveal about evolving workplace culture and norms, and battling ideas of workforce participation?


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Forbes Small Giants 2017: America's Best Small Companies

Tue, 9 May 2017 09:45:00 -0400

The 25 companies featured in Forbes Small Giants 2017 know that growth is good -- but not growth at all costs.


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UNICEF USAVoice: Show The World Your Kid Power -- Get Active And Save Lives

Fri, 5 May 2017 18:55:00 -0400

Let our infographic show you how activate your Inner Hero. Download our free UNICEF Kid Power App and join the fight against severe child malnutrition around the world.


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2017 New York City Ballet Spring Gala Features Spectacular Performances, Raises Over $2 Million

Fri, 5 May 2017 17:26:00 -0400

Ratmansky's piece was a soaring tour de force, and many guests were looking forward to going back to see it again.



Spotlight On Charitable Foundation Abuse

Fri, 5 May 2017 16:26:00 -0400

Charitable trust pays salaries almost equal to amount given. Salaries are paid to sole donor's daughters.


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Is Volunteer Recognition An Oxymoron?

Fri, 5 May 2017 08:00:00 -0400

Understanding that people volunteer for different reasons and hope to get different things from the experience can help company leaders modulate how they acknowledge volunteers.


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