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The Greatest Good - The Atlantic

The Greatest Good - The Atlantic | Global Philanthropy | Scoop.it
Inspired to make a meaningful donation, I wondered: What is the best charitable cause in the world, and was it crazy to think that math and logic could help me find it?
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New IRS Rule Likely to Make Impact Investing Easier - The Chronicle of Philanthropy

New IRS Rule Likely to Make Impact Investing Easier - The Chronicle of Philanthropy | Global Philanthropy | Scoop.it
The agency offers guidance to grant makers just days before Kresge announces it will commit 10 percent of assets to social investing.
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A Twitter Billionaire and His Wife Turn to Philanthropy. What Are They Into? - Inside Philanthropy

A Twitter Billionaire and His Wife Turn to Philanthropy. What Are They Into? - Inside Philanthropy | Global Philanthropy | Scoop.it
One of America's newer billionaires as a result of Twitter's IPO, Evan Williams created the Sara &...
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Are travel philanthropists doing more harm than good? - The Conversation - The Conversation UK

Are travel philanthropists doing more harm than good? - The Conversation - The Conversation UK | Global Philanthropy | Scoop.it
Tourists seeking to make voluntary work part of their holidays have helped build a sizeable industry which is now open to sharp criticism.
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On Philanthropy: 5 lessons learned exploring best giving practices

On Philanthropy: 5 lessons learned exploring best giving practices | Global Philanthropy | Scoop.it
The field of philanthropy has become more sophisticated and complex. The opportunities for philanthropists to make a difference — for themselves an
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Global Giving: Small is beautiful, mostly

Global Giving: Small is beautiful, mostly | Global Philanthropy | Scoop.it
The notion that small is beautiful crosses ideological lines. E.F. Schumacher's 1973 classic, Small is Beautiful: A Study of Economics As If People Mattered, which was shaped by Buddhist thought an...
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Case Foundation CEO encourages risk taking in philanthropy - USC News

Case Foundation CEO encourages risk taking in philanthropy - USC News | Global Philanthropy | Scoop.it
The foundation’s ‘Be Fearless’ campaign values five principles, including experiments and making failure matter.
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Foundations Must Move Fast to Fight Climate Change

Foundations Must Move Fast to Fight Climate Change | Global Philanthropy | Scoop.it
Failure to act will threaten every mission philanthropy cares about, especially efforts to help the world’s poor.
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The Innovative OS That'll Bring PCs to the Developing World | WIRED

The Innovative OS That'll Bring PCs to the Developing World | WIRED | Global Philanthropy | Scoop.it
With all the talk of the developing world leapfrogging into the mobile era, Endless wants to help bridge the global digital divide with a new kind of PC.

Via Technical Dr. Inc.
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Bill and Melinda Gates: More philanthropy can work against inequality - Washington Post

Bill and Melinda Gates: More philanthropy can work against inequality - Washington Post | Global Philanthropy | Scoop.it
The Gates’ campaign has signed up nearly 130 billionaires to donate half of their own wealth.
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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 | Global Philanthropy | 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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10 trends in international philanthropy

10 trends in international philanthropy | Global Philanthropy | Scoop.it
From choosing a cause to building a sustainable future – data gathered from across the world reveals the latest trends in individual giving
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Pan-African Advocacy | GrantCraft

Pan-African Advocacy | GrantCraft | Global Philanthropy | Scoop.it

GrantCraft is a service of the Foundation Center that improves the practice of philanthropy by providing resources rooted in the practical wisdom of funders worldwide.

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What happens when big philanthropy efforts fail? - Marketplace.org

What happens when big philanthropy efforts fail? - Marketplace.org | Global Philanthropy | Scoop.it
A new book explores the flaws in Zuckerberg's $100 million gift to Newark schools.
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How our Culture of Connection is Changing Philanthropy - Huffington Post

How our Culture of Connection is Changing Philanthropy - Huffington Post | Global Philanthropy | Scoop.it
Connection fosters a culture of empathy that forces individuals to take action. It transforms what used to be distant, slow-travelling news into viral, powerful, personal moments that we cannot turn away from.
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International giving feels risky. It need not be.

International giving feels risky. It need not be. | Global Philanthropy | Scoop.it
Americans gave $15.1 billion to help poor people outside the US in 2014. That's a lot of money, but it's just 4 percent of the $358 billion that Americans gave away last year, according to Giving U...
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The State of Philanthropy: Why Millennials Will Revive the Nonprofit Sector - The Rockefeller Foundation

The State of Philanthropy: Why Millennials Will Revive the Nonprofit Sector - The Rockefeller Foundation | Global Philanthropy | Scoop.it
Rockefeller Foundation President Judith Rodin shares insights on the five trends she sees shaping the future of philanthropy through 2020.
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A Lean Funder Ramps Things Up, With a Focus on Acute Human Suffering ... - Inside Philanthropy

A Lean Funder Ramps Things Up, With a Focus on Acute Human Suffering ... - Inside Philanthropy | Global Philanthropy | Scoop.it
We write a lot about the ever-growing world of living donors who are doing philanthropy differentl...
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Warren Buffett On How Business And Philanthropy Are Alike -- And How They Are Completely Different

Warren Buffett On How Business And Philanthropy Are Alike -- And How They Are Completely Different | Global Philanthropy | Scoop.it
During a lunch chat with FORBES editor Randall Lane, Warren Buffett explained how his approaches to building a business empire and being one of the world's greatest philanthropists are both similar and very different.
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Software Eats the Nonprofit World

Software Eats the Nonprofit World | Global Philanthropy | Scoop.it
This thought-provoking talk by Bill Schambra was given at the annual conference of the Alliance for Nonprofit Excellence. Are techies trying to reshape the social sector in their own image, based on their supreme faith in advanced technology?

Via Enzo Calamo
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How Family Foundations Can Pass on the Philanthropy Flame to the Next Generation

How Family Foundations Can Pass on the Philanthropy Flame to the Next Generation | Global Philanthropy | Scoop.it
Five things foundations can do to inspire younger heirs to carry on the charitable mission.
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A surprise caller bearing unexpected gifts: Robert Kraft’s evolving philanthropy, post-Myra - The Boston Globe

A surprise caller bearing unexpected gifts: Robert Kraft’s evolving philanthropy, post-Myra - The Boston Globe | Global Philanthropy | Scoop.it
Numerous small local nonprofits have been getting surprise phone calls lately that some of them initially thought was a prank.
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Peter Singer on the Ethics of Philanthropy

Peter Singer on the Ethics of Philanthropy | Global Philanthropy | Scoop.it
Philosopher Peter Singer’s latest goal: getting people to give away a third of their income.
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Do New Philanthropists Get It? Taking The Long View On Social Change - Forbes

Do New Philanthropists Get It? Taking The Long View On Social Change - Forbes | Global Philanthropy | Scoop.it
As a consultant who advises nonprofits on development, I often engage in discussions with organizational leaders on reaching "new philanthropists," especially younger donors who made their piles in technology or finance.
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Can Mark Zuckerberg Redefine Philanthropy for a New Generation?

Can Mark Zuckerberg Redefine Philanthropy for a New Generation? | Global Philanthropy | 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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