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How did the Ford Foundation Help Create Environmental Philanthropy?

How did the Ford Foundation Help Create Environmental Philanthropy? | Philanthropy - Legacy From The Heart | Scoop.it
UC Blue Ash professor finds the answer as part of his research on funding for environmental reform.
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America has 1.5 million nonprofits and room for more

New nonprofits don't make the same impact everywhere. In most places, there's enough money to go around to support new ones.
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The Battle for Oceania: A Billionaire Donor Gives to Save the Seas Down Under —

The Battle for Oceania: A Billionaire Donor Gives to Save the Seas Down Under — | Philanthropy - Legacy From The Heart | Scoop.it
Australian mining magnate Andrew Forrest is perhaps the country’s top practitioner of American-style high-dollar philanthropy. Lately, he’s been giving big for marine conservation, butting heads with the national government.
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Langley builder to transfer assets into charitable foundation worth $100 million

Langley builder to transfer assets into charitable foundation worth $100 million | Philanthropy - Legacy From The Heart | Scoop.it
Eric Woodward names former White Rock mayor to head foundation board
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Is Strategic Philanthropy Heartless? —

Is Strategic Philanthropy Heartless? — | Philanthropy - Legacy From The Heart | Scoop.it
Paul Brest and Hal Harvey, the authors of Money Well Spent , now out in its second edition, respond to earlier criticisms and double down on their original arguments about how funders can maximize impact.
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Nonprofits know they need to get more diverse–but they aren’t

Nonprofits know they need to get more diverse–but they aren’t | Philanthropy - Legacy From The Heart | Scoop.it
Seventy percent of nonprofit leaders consider staff diversity an extremely important goal, but only 36% think they’ve actually achieved it.
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LeBron James' Education Pledge Could End Up Costing Him $105 Million

LeBron James' Education Pledge Could End Up Costing Him $105 Million | Philanthropy - Legacy From The Heart | Scoop.it
LeBron James' 2015 pledge to send as many as 2,300 kids to college through the LeBron James Family Foundation might end up costing more than $100 million.
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How tech billionaires hack their taxes with a philanthropic loophole

How tech billionaires hack their taxes with a philanthropic loophole | Philanthropy - Legacy From The Heart | Scoop.it
Donor-advised funds, popular among Silicon Valley billionaires, allow wealthy individuals to give assets to a sponsoring organization. While donors part ways with their money, they don’t give up control, reports The New York Times.
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How tech billionaires who signed Giving Pledge are donating money

How tech billionaires who signed Giving Pledge are donating money | Philanthropy - Legacy From The Heart | Scoop.it
By signing the Giving Pledge, billionaires commit to donating a majority of their wealth to charity either during their lifetime or in their will
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Why Bill Gates backed a $30 million fight against Alzheimer’s

Why Bill Gates backed a $30 million fight against Alzheimer’s | Philanthropy - Legacy From The Heart | Scoop.it
Gates and a team of deep-pocketed donors have committed to spend $30 million dollars over the next three years to fund better diagnostic tests for the disease.
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This popular form of charity might just be a tax shelter for the 1%

This popular form of charity might just be a tax shelter for the 1% | Philanthropy - Legacy From The Heart | Scoop.it
Donor-advised funds–which let you get a tax break while your money remains invested and making money–seem to not actually be paying out to charity.
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2016 U.S. Trust Study of High Net Worth Philanthropy Reveals Positive Giving and Volunteering Forecasts for the Coming Years

2016 U.S. Trust Study of High Net Worth Philanthropy Reveals Positive Giving and Volunteering Forecasts for the Coming Years | Philanthropy - Legacy From The Heart | Scoop.it
Most wealthy individuals believe charitable giving (45 percent) and
volunteering (31 percent) have the greatest potential for positive
impact on society –far more so than voting for (13 percent) or
contributing to (1 percent) a political candidate who shares their
ideals on topics important to them – according to the 2016
U.S. Trust ® Study of High Net Worth Philanthropy .
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Fewer Americans Donating to Charity

Fewer Americans Donating to Charity | Philanthropy - Legacy From The Heart | Scoop.it
A Chronicle of Philanthropy study finds drop-offs across several demographics.
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Why Seniors Should Make All Charitable Gifts From Their IRAs

Why Seniors Should Make All Charitable Gifts From Their IRAs | Philanthropy - Legacy From The Heart | Scoop.it
Seniors over the age of 70½ who have IRAs have a great opportunity to leverage tax savings from their philanthropy.
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How One of the Country’s Largest Foundations is Trying to Change How Philanthropy Works —

How One of the Country’s Largest Foundations is Trying to Change How Philanthropy Works — | Philanthropy - Legacy From The Heart | Scoop.it
In 2016, the Ford Foundation set out to give $1 billion in organizational support to nonprofits. We talk to the program’s director Kathy Reich, and BUILD grantees, about progress to date and grand plans to change the sector.
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Why Billionaire Craig Of Craigslist Is Giving Millions To Journalism And Education

Why Billionaire Craig Of Craigslist Is Giving Millions To Journalism And Education | Philanthropy - Legacy From The Heart | Scoop.it
Craig Newmark has lost track of just how much he has given to philanthropy, but he is sure of one thing: he won't discuss any financial details of Craigslist, the highly profitable online classifieds site that made his philanthropic giving possible.
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Here's Where Some Of The Tech Billionaire "Giving Pledge" Signers Are Donating Their Money

Here's Where Some Of The Tech Billionaire "Giving Pledge" Signers Are Donating Their Money | Philanthropy - Legacy From The Heart | Scoop.it
Warren Buffett's well known "Giving Pledge" appeals to billionaires' sense of altruism, but it also appeals to their desire for flexibility in signing such
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How We Helped Our Millennials Fall in Love With Philanthropy

How We Helped Our Millennials Fall in Love With Philanthropy | Philanthropy - Legacy From The Heart | Scoop.it
A transparent workplace, hands-on opportunities and cutting-edge tech will keep your millennials engaged.
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The CEO’s Guide to Giving: Working to Solve World Problems

The CEO’s Guide to Giving: Working to Solve World Problems | Philanthropy - Legacy From The Heart | Scoop.it
Guide to Giving Part 1 - How a former investment services exec created a supporting foundation.
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There's A Target On Charity's Booming Donor-Advised Funds

There's A Target On Charity's Booming Donor-Advised Funds | Philanthropy - Legacy From The Heart | Scoop.it
A new scathing report says donor-advised funds need better regulation so more money in them goes to help working charities sooner.
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Billionaire Steve Cohen's Charity For Veterans Sparks Backlash

Billionaire Steve Cohen's Charity For Veterans Sparks Backlash | Philanthropy - Legacy From The Heart | Scoop.it
The Point72 founder's efforts to assist veterans with PTSD have thrust him into the fight over privatizing the VA and led some people to question his motives.
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Charitable Gift Bunching Under the New Tax Law

Charitable Gift Bunching Under the New Tax Law | Philanthropy - Legacy From The Heart | Scoop.it
The new cap on deductions could foster new giving strategies that offer flexibility and greater tax efficiency.
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Charitable giving is retirement-proof–except for single men

Charitable giving is retirement-proof–except for single men | Philanthropy - Legacy From The Heart | Scoop.it
As people age, they keep up their same rate of charitable giving, except for one notable exception.
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How Can Philanthropy Do More Good?

How Can Philanthropy Do More Good? | Philanthropy - Legacy From The Heart | Scoop.it
In 2017, Americans gave $410 billion to charitable causes, according to Giving USA. At 2.1% of GDP, it was in line with a historical norm hovering around 2%. Seventy-nine percent of the giving came from individuals, including bequests. Corporations accounted for another 5%. Grants from foundations accounted for the final 16%.
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Charitable giving doesn't slow after retirement, study finds

Charitable giving doesn't slow after retirement, study finds | Philanthropy - Legacy From The Heart | Scoop.it
The popular myth that retirees don't have money to give to charity is not true, according to a new study. In addition, women tend to give more than men. 
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Giving Life Insurance to a Charity

Giving Life Insurance to a Charity | Philanthropy - Legacy From The Heart | Scoop.it
Make sure clients understand rules before taking action.
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