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Fondations d'entreprise - le mécénat sauce corporate - Le nouvel Economiste

Fondations d'entreprise - le mécénat sauce corporate - Le nouvel Economiste | Philanthropy and sustainable projects | Scoop.it
Les entreprises sont de plus en plus nombreuses à entreprendre des actions de mécénat, et à créer des fondations pour les rationaliser.
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Africa's Top 10 Philanthropists - AllAfrica.com

Africa's Top 10 Philanthropists - AllAfrica.com | Philanthropy and sustainable projects | Scoop.it
Africa's Top 10 Philanthropists AllAfrica.com Theophilus Danjuma, Nigeria - The chairman of South Atlantic Petroleum broke Nigerian philanthropic records when he gave $100-million to set up the TY Danjuma Foundation, a grant-making organization...
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Alami Lazraq, bâtisseur et mécène

Alami Lazraq, bâtisseur et mécène | Philanthropy and sustainable projects | Scoop.it
Côte d'Ivoire, Sénégal, Congo. . . Alami Lazraq, le patron du groupe marocain Alliances étend son empire immobilier sur le continent africain.
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New Ford Foundation head Darren Walker talks about social justice

New Ford Foundation head Darren Walker talks about social justice | Philanthropy and sustainable projects | Scoop.it
In September, Darren Walker became the second African American and tenth president of the Ford Foundation, America’s second largest philanthropy organization with $500 million in annual giving.
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Charity, Philanthropy and Media Stereotypes: Africa’s new colonialists?

Charity, Philanthropy and Media Stereotypes: Africa’s new colonialists? | Philanthropy and sustainable projects | Scoop.it
by Samira Sawlani Starving children with swollen bellies and vacant gazes stare into the camera while a musical melody epitomising agony and inviting sympathy plays in the background. Sponsor a chi...
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Philanthropic and academic arrogance - World Magazine

Philanthropic and academic arrogance - World Magazine | Philanthropy and sustainable projects | Scoop.it
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Philanthropic and academic arrogance
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Not only donors practice what Charles Dickens satirized as “telescopic philanthropy.” Professors wise in their own eyes fall into it as well.
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Getty among beneficiaries of massive Roy Lichtenstein Foundation gift - Los Angeles Times

Getty among beneficiaries of massive Roy Lichtenstein Foundation gift - Los Angeles Times | Philanthropy and sustainable projects | Scoop.it
New York Times Getty among beneficiaries of massive Roy Lichtenstein Foundation gift Los Angeles Times A trove of 200,000 photographic items from the Roy Lichtenstein Foundation is being donated to five institutions around the world, including the...
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Is Corporate Philanthropy Dead as We Know It, or Should It Be? - Huffington Post

Is Corporate Philanthropy Dead as We Know It, or Should It Be? - Huffington Post | Philanthropy and sustainable projects | Scoop.it
Is Corporate Philanthropy Dead as We Know It, or Should It Be?
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The value of corporate philanthropy is a topic of ongoing and vigorous discussion. That was especially the case at this year's Independent Sector conference.
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Clowning Around With Charity: How McDonald's Exploits Philanthropy and Targets Children

Clowning Around With Charity: How McDonald's Exploits Philanthropy and Targets Children | Philanthropy and sustainable projects | Scoop.it
Pop quiz: Who do you think funds the hundreds of Ronald McDonald Houses around the nation? McDonald's, right? Sort of, but not really. Confused? Wondering how a corporation that raked in $27 billion last year can be so stingy with its own charity?
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Is Crowdfunding's New "It Girl" Creating a Generation of Citizen Philanthropists? - techPresident

Is Crowdfunding's New "It Girl" Creating a Generation of Citizen Philanthropists? - techPresident | Philanthropy and sustainable projects | Scoop.it
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Inside the Beltway: Strategic media bias over the Clinton Foundation - Washington Times

Inside the Beltway: Strategic media bias over the Clinton Foundation Washington Times There was considerable hubbub over The New York Times' decision this week to investigate the finances of the Bill, Hillary & Chelsea Clinton Foundation; the news...
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The African Artist Foundation promoting Art and Photography

The African Artist Foundation promoting Art and Photography | Philanthropy and sustainable projects | Scoop.it
African Artists' Foundation (AAF) has been an innovative and vital force in the Nigerian arts community over the last seven years. It is a non-profit organization dedicated to the development of contemporary art, providing ...
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Ex-Louvre director appointed as patronage czar in France - Art Newspaper

Ex-Louvre director appointed as patronage czar in France - Art Newspaper | Philanthropy and sustainable projects | Scoop.it
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Ex-Louvre director appointed as patronage czar in France. Surprise career move sees Henri Loyrette head up organisation dedicated to corporate philanthropy.
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Crowdfunding, le mécénat pour tous !

Crowdfunding, le mécénat pour tous ! | Philanthropy and sustainable projects | Scoop.it
Si l'accès à la culture se démocratise avec Internet, le monde du mécénat n'est pas en reste et, aujourd'hui, tout le monde peut financer un projet artistique, l'acquisition d'une oeuvre d'art ou la restauration d'un site historique, en faisant appel à un grand nombre de personnes.
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The 67 People As Wealthy As The World's Poorest 3.5 Billion

Oxfam International, a poverty fighting organization, made news at the World Economic Forum in Davos earlier this year with its report that the world's 85 richest people own assets with the same value as those owned by the poorer half of the...
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En Guinée, l’ingérence humanitaire de Canal +

La chaîne cryptée est à la fois mécène, partenaire et observatrice d’un projet de développement de trois ans dans la ville de Kindia.
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Africa's Aid Mess

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Theroux explains why the aid efforts of people like Bill Gates, Bill Clinton, Bono, and Jeffrey Sachs largely fail. Here's what works.
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Van Gogh's 'Green Wheat Fields, Auvers' Goes to Washington - New York Times

Van Gogh's 'Green Wheat Fields, Auvers' Goes to Washington - New York Times | Philanthropy and sustainable projects | Scoop.it
New York Times Van Gogh's 'Green Wheat Fields, Auvers' Goes to Washington New York Times When he died in 1999, the philanthropist Paul Mellon left the National Gallery of Art in Washington the largest gift in its history: $75 million plus nearly...
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Man Gets $140 Picasso as Innovative Raffle Makes Charity Millions

Man Gets $140 Picasso as Innovative Raffle Makes Charity Millions | Philanthropy and sustainable projects | Scoop.it
A nonprofit bought a million-dollar Picasso using a loan, with the intent of raffling it off. This is one speculative effort that appears to have paid off BIG! (This #Picasso raffle is one speculative effort that appears to have paid off BIG!
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Crise et instabilité fiscale pèsent sur le mécénat d'entreprise

Crise et instabilité fiscale pèsent sur le mécénat d'entreprise | Philanthropy and sustainable projects | Scoop.it
Le budget des entreprises alloué au mécénat devrait encore baisser en 2013. En cause notamment l'instabilité fiscale, selon l'Association pour le développement du mécénat industriel et commercial.
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McDonald's slammed over Ronald McDonald House giving - USA TODAY

McDonald's slammed over Ronald McDonald House giving - USA TODAY | Philanthropy and sustainable projects | Scoop.it
International Business Times McDonald's slammed over Ronald McDonald House giving USA TODAY The 30-page report, funded by Corporate Accountability International and The Small Planet Fund, charges that McDonald's is mostly using the charity as a...
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More than 5 million people have backed a Kickstarter project - Gigaom

More than 5 million people have backed a Kickstarter project - Gigaom | Philanthropy and sustainable projects | Scoop.it
Crowd-funding giant Kickstarter unveiled some of its latest stats on Tuesday, showing just how quickly the company's community is growing. More than 5 million people have now backed a Kickstarter project, and almost a third ...
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Inside The Charitable-Industrial Complex - Huffington Post

Inside The Charitable-Industrial Complex
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Has "philanthropic colonialism" taken our charitable eye off the ball? Are we possibly better off with a guaranteed minimum income? Hosted by: Alyona Minkovski.
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PHILANTHROPY 2173: Book Review: The Nature of the Future

PHILANTHROPY 2173: Book Review: The Nature of the Future | Philanthropy and sustainable projects | Scoop.it
Near the end of the South by Southwest Festival (SXSW) held this past March, I read this tweet: “Somewhere between Musk and Morozov is where the rest of us will find our futures.” Those few words say a lot about where the ...
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In Giving are Self-made Millionaires or America’s Poor More Generous?

In Giving are Self-made Millionaires or America’s Poor More Generous? | Philanthropy and sustainable projects | Scoop.it
Self-made wealthy on the Forbes 400 are more generous than their peers from wealthy families. But are they more generous than America’s poor? (In Giving are Self-made Millionaires or America’s Poor More Generous?
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