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Will the Sharing Economy Catalyze New Forms of Philanthropy?

Will the Sharing Economy Catalyze New Forms of Philanthropy? | Philanthropy - Legacy From The Heart | Scoop.it
After I attended Catalyzing the Sharing Economy conference (the sharing economy is defined as the use of networked, mobile, information technology to share goods and services), I shared a post with some notes and ideas about why I think it is the next generation of networked social change.  
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Heartbreaking encounter with girl fuels Aussie billionaire’s courageous mission

Heartbreaking encounter with girl fuels Aussie billionaire’s courageous mission | Philanthropy - Legacy From The Heart | Scoop.it
IT’S an experience so heart-wrenching that Andrew “Twiggy” Forrest still finds it difficult to talk about.
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Corona del Mar’s Samuelis donate record $200 million to UCI to establish health sciences college

Corona del Mar’s Samuelis donate record $200 million to UCI to establish health sciences college | Philanthropy - Legacy From The Heart | Scoop.it
UC Irvine officials Monday announced the university’s largest gift ever — a $200-million donation from Corona del Mar philanthropists Susan and Henry Samueli to establish a health sciences college.
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Drake Donates $200,000 To JJ Watt's Hurricane Harvey Relief Fundraiser

Drake Donates $200,000 To JJ Watt's Hurricane Harvey Relief Fundraiser | Philanthropy - Legacy From The Heart | Scoop.it
One of the donors to J.J. Watt's hurricane Harvey fund just so happens to have been Drake, who took to Instagram to announce his own contribution as well as to encourage others to donate what they can.
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Involve your children in philanthropy

Involve your children in philanthropy | Philanthropy - Legacy From The Heart | Scoop.it
Over the next few decades, an estimated $30 trillion is expected to pass from baby boomers to their heirs in the biggest wealth transfer in history.
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'We're trying to go all in': Chocolate giant Mars pledges $1 billion to fight climate change

'We're trying to go all in': Chocolate giant Mars pledges $1 billion to fight climate change | Philanthropy - Legacy From The Heart | Scoop.it
Barry Parkin, Mars' Chief Sustainability Officer, said: 'We believe in the scientific view of climate science and the need for collective action.'
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Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund Receives $10 Million From Owner Of Houston Rockets

In a follow-up to an earlier statement released by the Houston Rockets, owner Leslie Alexander has pledged to donate $10 million to Mayor Sylveste
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Bill Gates Just Donated Almost $5 BILLION Worth Of Microsoft Shares, His Biggest Gift In 17 Years

Bill Gates Just Donated Almost $5 BILLION Worth Of Microsoft Shares, His Biggest Gift In 17 Years | Philanthropy - Legacy From The Heart | Scoop.it
The contribution reportedly reduces Gates' stake in Microsoft to a paltry 1.3 percent, with about 103 million Microsoft shares to his name.
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Anthony Pratt to donate $1 billion to charity

Anthony Pratt to donate $1 billion to charity | Philanthropy - Legacy From The Heart | Scoop.it
Australia's richest man Anthony Pratt, 57, will give away $1 billion to charity - more than double the biggest donation in the country's history - from his $12.6 billion fortune over the rest of his life.
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Super-rich urged to set up charity foundations like billionaire Bill Gates

Super-rich urged to set up charity foundations like billionaire Bill Gates | Philanthropy - Legacy From The Heart | Scoop.it
London's richest residents were today urged to set up a new wave of “Bill Gates-style” charitable foundations to help tackle social inequality and promote the arts. Paul Ramsbottom, chief executive of the London-based Wolfson Foundation, said philanthropy could “enrich and improve” society by supporting education, medical research, museums and galleries.
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Making a Case For Short-term Philanthropy

Making a Case For Short-term Philanthropy | Philanthropy - Legacy From The Heart | Scoop.it
Many believe that resources invested in long-term systemic change have the greatest impact. But there is a strong case for the importance of short-term philanthropy.
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Bill Gates donates £3.6bn in Microsoft shares | UK Fundraising

Bill Gates donates £3.6bn in Microsoft shares | UK Fundraising | Philanthropy - Legacy From The Heart | Scoop.it
Bill Gates has donated 64 million of his shares in Microsoft worth £3.6 billion in his biggest donation to date. The donation was revealed in a recently re
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Where Should Jeff Bezos Donate His Money? One CEO Has The Answer

Where Should Jeff Bezos Donate His Money? One CEO Has The Answer | Philanthropy - Legacy From The Heart | Scoop.it
Louis Rosenberg, Unanimous A.I. CEO and founder, says he has overwhelming evidence proving where Jeff Bezos should donate his money.
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Bill Gates just gave away $5.88 billion

Bill Gates just gave away $5.88 billion | Philanthropy - Legacy From The Heart | Scoop.it
FOR a considerable chunk of his adult life, Bill Gates has laid claim to being the richest man in the world — and he certainly puts it to good use.
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Related Chairman Stephen Ross Donates $50 Million to the University of Michigan

Related Chairman Stephen Ross Donates $50 Million to the University of Michigan | Philanthropy - Legacy From The Heart | Scoop.it
Related Cos. Chairman Stephen Ross, the University of Michigan’s biggest benefactor, is giving an additional $50 million to his alma mater.
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Utah Jazz Owners Are Matching Up To $10 Million In Donations For Homeless Shelters

Utah Jazz Owners Are Matching Up To $10 Million In Donations For Homeless Shelters | Philanthropy - Legacy From The Heart | Scoop.it
The Miller family announced their plan to match up donations for programs and services at three new homeless shelters in Salt Lake County.
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Michael Dell Gives Millions To Hurricane Harvey Relief

Michael Dell Gives Millions To Hurricane Harvey Relief | Philanthropy - Legacy From The Heart | Scoop.it
Billionaire Michael Dell is a native Texan who grew up in Houston, the city that has been ravaged by Hurricane Harvey. He has pledged an unprecedented amount of money to fund relief efforts.
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On philanthropy: Higher education philanthropy, more like soccer or basketball?

On philanthropy: Higher education philanthropy, more like soccer or basketball? | Philanthropy - Legacy From The Heart | Scoop.it
Most people agree that higher education is worthy of philanthropic support. But which institutions and students should that money go to?
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Obituary: Angus Wurtele, arts donor and former CEO of Valspar

Obituary: Angus Wurtele, arts donor and former CEO of Valspar | Philanthropy - Legacy From The Heart | Scoop.it
Angus and Margaret Wurtele gave generously to the Walker Art Center and Guthrie Theater.
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Austin billionaires Michael and Susan Dell pledge $36 million to Harvey relief fund

Austin billionaires Michael and Susan Dell pledge $36 million to Harvey relief fund | Philanthropy - Legacy From The Heart | Scoop.it
Austin billionaire Michael Dell and his wife, Susan, have pledged as much as $36 million to a new fund aiming to raise more than $100 million for Hurricane H
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George & Amal Clooney And Tim Cook Both Donate Big Sums After Charlottesville

George & Amal Clooney And Tim Cook Both Donate Big Sums After Charlottesville | Philanthropy - Legacy From The Heart | Scoop.it
both Tim Cook and George & Amal Clooney recently made big, commendable donations provoked by the recent violence of white supremacist demonstrators in Charlottesville, VA.
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Billionaire Philanthropist Awards Millions to Paralympics

Billionaire Philanthropist Awards Millions to Paralympics | Philanthropy - Legacy From The Heart | Scoop.it
Octogenarian Chinese billionaire Lui Che Woo has announced the three recipients of this year’s US$7.8 million prize for civilisation, including the International Paralympic Committee.
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3 charities just dropped Trump's Mar-a-Lago for their big fundraisers after Charlottesville

3 charities just dropped Trump's Mar-a-Lago for their big fundraisers after Charlottesville | Philanthropy - Legacy From The Heart | Scoop.it
Three charities have pulled their fundraising events from President Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort in the wake of his response to a rally in Charlottesville, VA.
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Competitive Philanthropy: The Ultimate Status Symbol

Competitive Philanthropy: The Ultimate Status Symbol | Philanthropy - Legacy From The Heart | Scoop.it
All around the world, there are signs that philanthropy is the new Prada. Logomania is out — real ultra-high-net-worth individuals now find it distasteful to have big, bold luxury logos all over their clothes and handbags.
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The Great Divide: Millennials vs. Baby Boomers Fundraising

The Great Divide: Millennials vs. Baby Boomers Fundraising | Philanthropy - Legacy From The Heart | Scoop.it

Fundraising has a long and storied history going back at least to the time when the Jews traveled in the desert and Moses collected funds to pay for the building and the upkeep of the (Mishkan) Tabernacle. Every Israelite over the age of 20 was commanded to donate one half shekel to the Mishka
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Set a new table, create a “safe zone” for effective family philanthropy

Set a new table, create a “safe zone” for effective family philanthropy | Philanthropy - Legacy From The Heart | Scoop.it
Multigenerational family philanthropy creates a unique opportunity for every family to set a new table so that all adult and young adult family members are invited to sit, share, develop and act upon common values and goals around money and philanthropy.
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