Thu, 23 Mar 2017 04:52:00 -0400Parents 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.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 07:06:00 -0400In 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.
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 14:14:00 -0400A charity event where Jakob Dylan and Friends perform and everyone there feels like a Rock Star
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 13:16:00 -0400Multigenerational volunteering is becoming more popular, often within the same family.
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 12:19:00 -0400Rockefeller was the last surviving grandchild of the world's first billionaire, John D. Rockefeller.
Sun, 19 Mar 2017 09:54:00 -0400Studies 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.
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.
Wed, 15 Mar 2017 09:21:00 -0400Amy Astley, Bunny WilliamsMartha StewartKen FulkMandell CrawleyLinda FargoKaleb Anderson, Jamie Drake
Christopher Spitzmiller, Alex PapachristidisMartha Stewart, Eli SJames Druckman, Daniel QuinteroAmy Astley, John Saladino, Bunny WilliamsRandy Kemper, Susan Magrino, Tony Ingrao
Jamie Drake, Jose Castro, Nathan Orsman, Christopher Spitzmiller, David Scott, Alex PashkowskyKirsten Fitzgibbons, David Phoenix, Kelli FordMark Gilbertson, Kathy ProunisKips Bay Performing Arts ProgramKips Bay Performing Arts Program
Tue, 14 Mar 2017 14:55:00 -0400One 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.
Mon, 13 Mar 2017 12:50:00 -0400A 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.
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.
Thu, 9 Mar 2017 10:48:00 -0500A 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.
Wed, 8 Mar 2017 17:27:00 -0500For 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.
Tue, 7 Mar 2017 20:03:00 -0500A 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.
Tue, 7 Mar 2017 10:14:00 -0500The 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.
Tue, 28 Feb 2017 22:21:00 -0500In 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.
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.”
Tue, 28 Feb 2017 10:04:00 -0500What 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.
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.