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CEP | Foundations and Impact Investing: What Is Really Going On? | The Center for Effective Philanthropy

CEP | Foundations and Impact Investing: What Is Really Going On? | The Center for Effective Philanthropy | Philanthropy for what? | Scoop.it
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Mission investing is all about leveraging the full resouces foundations have available to make a difference. It's grantmaking and beyond.

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Paradise Lost

Paradise Lost | Philanthropy for what? | Scoop.it
When you tell people you live in paradise, they do not expect hunger and homelessness to be part of the picture; and, the truth be told, neither do we. Much time and money has gone into creating the...
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 The FIU’s Metropolitan Center just published a policy paper and report, “House Hunters South Florida: Where Will Our Workers Live?" Every employer and elected official in the county should have it on their “must read” list.  

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How to Visualize Philanthropy? Listen. Improve. Repeat. - PhilanTopic | PND | Foundation Center

How to Visualize Philanthropy? Listen. Improve. Repeat. - PhilanTopic | PND | Foundation Center | Philanthropy for what? | Scoop.it
When Foundation Center was developing Foundation Maps, a platform through which users can explore the world of philanthropy, our staff met with dozens of potential end users.
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Can Mark Zuckerberg Redefine Philanthropy for a New Generation?

Can Mark Zuckerberg Redefine Philanthropy for a New Generation? | Philanthropy for what? | Scoop.it
When we consider the history of strategic giving, John D. Rockefeller — one of the key founders of modern day philanthro…
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Exponent Philanthropy Survey Offers Insights into the World of Small Foundations - The Nonprofit Quarterly

Exponent Philanthropy Survey Offers Insights into the World of Small Foundations - The Nonprofit Quarterly | Philanthropy for what? | Scoop.it
Exponent Philanthropy’s 2015 Foundation Operations and Management Report offers important insights into the world of foundations with only a handful of professional staff—or none at all.
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New MacArthur President Promises Grant Making With a More Immediate Impact

New MacArthur President Promises Grant Making With a More Immediate Impact | Philanthropy for what? | Scoop.it
Julia Stasch, who led as an interim chief and headed the fund’s U.S. programs, plans to devote $100 million to working on a single social problem.
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Promoted from the inside...land a long time coming.

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Social Innovation Summit Brings Together Business Leaders & Change-Makers to Discuss the Next Big Thing in Social Transformation - SocialEarth

Social Innovation Summit Brings Together Business Leaders & Change-Makers to Discuss the Next Big Thing in Social Transformation - SocialEarth | Philanthropy for what? | Scoop.it
The Landmark Ventures, the private forum takes place November 19-20, and brings together those at the nexus of technology, philanthropy, international development and business to discuss philanthropic trends, analyze innovative [...]...

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University of Florida, University of Miami lead way in philanthropy, FAU lags - Palm Beach Post (blog)

University of Florida, University of Miami lead way in philanthropy, FAU lags - Palm Beach Post (blog) | Philanthropy for what? | Scoop.it
Florida universities and two-year colleges raised $694 million in private donations last year, according to a Palm Beach Post analysis of today's report from the Council for Aid to Education.
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http://www.wsj.com/articles/melinda-gates-talks-philanthropy-and-her-push-to ... - Wall Street Journal

http://www.wsj.com/articles/melinda-gates-talks-philanthropy-and-her-push-to ... - Wall Street Journal | Philanthropy for what? | Scoop.it
She says the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation’s new focus on women is crucial for lifting the fortunes of families in the developing world.
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An Unconventional Billionaire Is Revolutionizing Philanthropy By Closing His Foundation

An Unconventional Billionaire Is Revolutionizing Philanthropy By Closing His Foundation | Philanthropy for what? | Scoop.it
Should charity go on forever? For Chuck Feeney, the answer is an emphatic no--and fellow billionaires are learning from his example.
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Philanthropy Infographics

Pins about Philanthropy Infographics hand-picked by Pinner NGOsource | See more about infographic, foundation and bill gates.
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Saying it clearly and in a way that sticks.

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Leading philanthropic foundations can create climate "tipping point" - Responding to Climate Change

Leading philanthropic foundations can create climate "tipping point" - Responding to Climate Change | Philanthropy for what? | Scoop.it
Responding to Climate Change Leading philanthropic foundations can create climate "tipping point" Responding to Climate Change In the largest and most international declaration ever published by environmentalists, 160 winners of environmental...
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Will philanthropy heed the challange? 

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World's Philanthropists and Foundations, Use Your Financial Power Against ... - Huffington Post

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In the absence of government action, time to build a movement.

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What Surprised David Rubenstein The Most About Philanthropy

The Cofouner and Co-CEO of The Carlyle Group on witnessing how the public decides to form its opinion of any given philanthropic endeavor. Subscribe to FORBES: http://www.youtube.com/forbes...
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Disruption for Good (SSIR)

Disruption for Good (SSIR) | Philanthropy for what? | Scoop.it
Rapid advances in technology are changing philanthropy in fundamental ways—making it potentially more rational, effective, collaborative, transparent, and democratic.
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Thoughtful article about the use of technology in the charitable sector and how it is changing philanthropy.

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Survey: Fewer But Larger Gifts By Small Grantmakers - The NonProfit Times

Survey: Fewer But Larger Gifts By Small Grantmakers - The NonProfit Times | Philanthropy for what? | Scoop.it
Small foundations reported distributing fewer – but larger – grants last year as their average returns...
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2015 Corporate Giving winners share creative philanthropy initiatives - Philadelphia Business Journal

2015 Corporate Giving winners share creative philanthropy initiatives - Philadelphia Business Journal | Philanthropy for what? | Scoop.it
Get to know some of the most philanthropic companies in the Philadelphia region.
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What's next for philanthropy? More investment and more cooperation. - Washington Post

What's next for philanthropy? More investment and more cooperation. - Washington Post | Philanthropy for what? | Scoop.it
Giving leaders see more partnerships between businesses, governments and organizations.
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Transforming philanthropy: it’s time to get serious

Transforming philanthropy: it’s time to get serious | Philanthropy for what? | Scoop.it
Could the big foundations ever be the change
they want to see? 
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What Drives Mega-Novelist James Patterson's Philanthropy? - Inside Philanthropy

What Drives Mega-Novelist James Patterson's Philanthropy? - Inside Philanthropy | Philanthropy for what? | Scoop.it
The novelist James Patterson may be the most popular novelist you've never read. Check that. He's ...
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Philanthropy without the BIG EGO. It's a good thing.

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The 15 People Most Powerful People in New York Philanthropy - Inside Philanthropy

The 15 People Most Powerful People in New York Philanthropy - Inside Philanthropy | Philanthropy for what? | Scoop.it
New Yorkers like to think they live in the center of the universe, and that's actually true when i...
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Pro Bono Philanthropy: How Giving Half Can Disrupt Nonprofit Economics

Pro Bono Philanthropy: How Giving Half Can Disrupt Nonprofit Economics | Philanthropy for what? | Scoop.it

cNon-profit organizations are spending billions upon billions of dollars each year on fees billed by service-providers. While expenditures for services like marketing and design grow each year, funding declines.

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Creative way to think about cutting operational costs

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The Role of Corporate Partners in National Park Philanthropy - Huffington Post

The Role of Corporate Partners in National Park Philanthropy - Huffington Post | Philanthropy for what? | Scoop.it
I am often asked what my thoughts are on philanthropy's role in helping to protect and preserve our national parks. It is a fair question and I feel strongly about the answer.
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A Yogurt Tycoon Steps Up His Philanthropy, Going Where Other Funders Won't - Inside Philanthropy

A Yogurt Tycoon Steps Up His Philanthropy, Going Where Other Funders Won't - Inside Philanthropy | Philanthropy for what? | Scoop.it
While over $600 billion sits in the endowments of U.S. foundations, and the Forbes 400 has a combi...
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Money and mission: When investments conflict with philanthropy - Chicago Tribune

Money and mission: When investments conflict with philanthropy - Chicago Tribune | Philanthropy for what? | Scoop.it
Money and mission: When investments conflict with philanthropy Chicago Tribune Earlier this month, the Chicago-based philanthropic institution, one of the nation's 10 largest private foundations, also was in the news, but this time the story wasn't...
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Boards of Trustees are often the last to figure it out this is an issue that deserves board debate.. 

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You are the future of philanthropy

You are the future of philanthropy | Philanthropy for what? | Scoop.it
In this uplifting talk, Katherine Fulton sketches the new future of philanthropy -- one where collaboration and innovation allow regular people to do big things, even when money is scarce.
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A long time thought leader on the future of philanthropy. 

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PHILANTHROPY 2173

PHILANTHROPY 2173 | Philanthropy for what? | Scoop.it
RT @StanfordPACS: What do digital ethics have to do with civil society? http://t.co/XEs6sZ7vuB #Eod14
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Lucy Bernholz's annual projections of future trends. Data is becoming centric to philanthropy, too.

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