Fiona Apple Donates Two Years of Royalties to Charity

July 28th, 2020|0 Comments

Fiona Apple is donating the royalties of two new songs to charities. Find out more about the singer's generous pledge.

Charitable Donations in the Time of Covid-19

July 15th, 2020|0 Comments

A survey was done about how charities are affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. Find out what was discovered.

James Poetzscher: Teen Founder of Checkmate COVID

June 30th, 2020|1 Comment

Using Chess to Fight the Coronavirus
The Covid-19 crisis has brought the world to its knees, but it has also brought out the best in some. People old and young from all walks of life are […]

The World Vs. Racism and Police Brutality

June 22nd, 2020|0 Comments

#BlackLivesMatter protests are sweeping across the world. We explore the different ways in which protestors are making a stand.

Plan International – Paving the Way for Girls

June 8th, 2020|1 Comment

an International is focused on helping girls around the world achieve equality through education and campaigns.

10 Companies Giving to Covid-19 Relief

May 25th, 2020|3 Comments

These brands are giving part of their profits to Covid-19 relief funds. Find out who they are and how they're helping.

Lever for Change – Geared to Combat Climate Change

May 10th, 2020|0 Comments

Lever for Change has a goal of accelerating social change. Read about their 2030 Climate Challenge project.

Donating PPE for Healthcare Workers Fighting Covid-19

April 27th, 2020|4 Comments

Everyone Can Help Fill the Medical Supply Gap
As hospitals around the world are running out of personal protective equipment (PPE) like masks, gloves, face shields, protective gowns, and other key components, it is up to […]

The Australian Fires: How You Can Help

February 3rd, 2020|0 Comments

Donating Money is Not the Only Way to Do Your Part
So far, over 46 million acres of land has burned in Australia during the 2019 – 2020 bushfire season. Nearly 6,000 buildings have been destroyed […]

Charity Is Not Just for Christmas Time

January 6th, 2020|1 Comment

Open Your Heart All Year Long
Every year, the festive season stirs a range of emotions in us and because of this, charities give their biggest marketing push to drum up donations in the weeks leading […]

World AIDS Day Observances Around the Globe

December 1st, 2019|2 Comments

Raising Awareness of an Epidemic of Epic Proportions
Every year on the 1st of December, government organizations, health officials, NGOs, and people all over the world observe World Aids Day by raising awareness of AIDS (Acquired […]

Martin Richard Foundation Donates $1 Million to Project 351

November 21st, 2019|8 Comments

A Partnership Inspired by Peace

The Martin Richard Foundation has made a commitment to donate $1 million to Project 351, a San Francisco-based non-profit organization that promotes youth leadership throughout Massachusetts. The generous grant is a […]

UNICEF Cryptocurrency Fund Announced

October 30th, 2019|3 Comments

Is This the Future of Philanthropy?
The United Nation’s charity for children, UNICEF, has announced that it would be accepting donations in bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. According to the announcement, the non-profit will store donations received […]

Celebrating the Day of the Girl with Malala Fund

October 22nd, 2019|1 Comment

Focusing on Girl Power
International Day of the Girl was created with the aim of having a day dedicated to acknowledging gender inequality around the world and highlighting the unique challenges faced by females so that […]

Businessmen God Nisanov and Zarakh Iliev Building Unique Museum in Azerbaijan

September 10th, 2019|52 Comments

In Krasnaya Sloboda, God Nisanov and Zarakh Iliev Are Financing the World’s First Museum Dedicated to the History and Culture of Mountain Jews
The first museum in the world dedicated to the history and culture of […]

Five Tips for How to Find the Right Charity to Support

April 22nd, 2019|0 Comments

How to Pick the Right Charity
Supporting a charity can be a rewarding way to give back. But before you start making donations, it is important to choose a charity that is in line with your […]

Individual Donors Are the Largest Source of Charitable Giving

January 9th, 2019|1 Comment

As global economies become more unstable around the world, the job of fundraising becomes more challenging for non-profit organizations. It helps to have well-researched studies to guide nonprofit leaders as they develop their fundraising strategies.

A […]

Corporations Join the Philanthropists of the World

January 9th, 2019|0 Comments

Philanthropy is no longer the sole responsibility of individuals. Increasingly, corporations are embedding into their strategic plans, corporate responsibility objectives. These objectives include financial gifts, in-kind contributions, and employee volunteer hours.

2017 Was a Banner Year […]

Philanthropy Startups: Pitfalls and Progress

July 25th, 2018|1 Comment

Newly minted millionaires and billionaires looking to start foundations need to be aware of the many challenges that they will face when setting up a non-profit organization or foundation. According to Giving USA, philanthropic giving […]

‘Next-Gen’ Donors – How the Profile of Donors is Shifting

June 28th, 2018|1 Comment

The current group of new donors comes from the Generation X and Millennials who are introducing disruptive new technology and strategies for philanthropy in the same way that they have introduced the new technology and […]

What is ‘Evidence-Based’ Philanthropy?

June 21st, 2018|1 Comment

Evidence-based philanthropy means that donations are made to programs and projects based on the evidence of their effectiveness. It is commonly used by large scale donors to evaluate where their funds will be beat utilized, […]

Who Gives More – The USA or The UK?

June 6th, 2018|0 Comments

Philanthropy in the United States tends to operate within different parameters than philanthropy in Europe and the United Kingdom specifically. Key trends in philanthropy in 2018 show that there are some key similarities that affect […]

Could Cryptocurrency and Fintech Be Big Donors in 2018?

May 15th, 2018|0 Comments

The rise (and fall, and rise again, and fall again!) of cryptocurrencies has been making the news since late in 2017, but with more and more fintech companies making headlines and significant profits, could we […]

Spotlight on China: The Philanthropy Dynasty

May 2nd, 2018|0 Comments

Philanthropic donations in China are rising with the numbers of newly minted millionaire and billionaire entrepreneurs. Since 2010 philanthropic donations from the top 100 philanthropists in China more than tripled to around $5 billion. With […]

The ‘Industrial’ Revolution in Philanthropy – Think Local

April 15th, 2018|0 Comments

More than a key trend, the increase in regional philanthropy over the last twelve months is an indicator that leaders of traditional manufacturing industries are starting to make a serious philanthropic impact by giving back […]

Disaster Outreach – Help When (And Where) It Is Needed Most

January 9th, 2018|9 Comments

2017 has seen some of the world’s most devastating natural disasters. Disasters that have decimated several nations, disasters that have necessitated an urgent need for philanthropists and donors to step up immediately to provide life […]

2017 Trends in Philanthropy – Has Charitable Giving Changed in 2017?

December 24th, 2017|13 Comments

2017 has been an interesting year. It’s been a tough year for nonprofit organizations: Natural disasters, shifting political fluctuations, and a global economy that appears to be flirting dangerously close to a recession. All these […]

Giving Big in 2017 – Who Donated the Most Money to Charity?

November 23rd, 2017|0 Comments

It’s not enough to pledge your wealth after you pass away. Putting up actual cash to help build a better world is what sets these generous donors apart. While the total dollar value of donations […]

6 Best Ways to Fundraise Online

November 7th, 2017|0 Comments

It’s not always easy to get people gathered in one place to ask them to donate money. Organizing a gala or golf-day takes months of careful planning and quite a lot of sales savvy to […]

2017 – Largest Birthright Israel Season Ever

August 6th, 2017|2 Comments

More Participants of Birthright Israel Than Ever Before
With over 1,350 participants so far, Birthright Israel is making history this year. More people are taking part in the annual ten-day heritage tours than ever before. Initiated […]

Top Fundraising Tips for Schools – Stick to the ABC’s

May 4th, 2017|2 Comments

Fundraising for schools is a little different than raising money for a charity, although many of the principles are similar. Many of the fundraising activities rely not only on support from the student body, but […]

The Biggest Celebrity Fundraiser? You’ll Never Guess Who Tops the List!

March 27th, 2017|0 Comments

Who Are the Brightest Shining Stars in the World of Fundraising?
A celebrity fundraiser attached to a cause almost guarantees higher exposure and more donations. But while names like Mark Zuckerberg and Bill Gates continue to […]

Be Smart about How You Approach Your Donors

January 9th, 2017|0 Comments

Once your organization is ready to approach a donor, it is important to communicate your objectives clearly. It is vital that you tell your donors as comprehensively as possible what you can offer them that […]

The Giving Season is Getting Started – A Guide for Non-Profits

October 6th, 2016|0 Comments

The last quarter of the year is known as the ‘Giving Season’ by nonprofit organizations. There are a number of national holidays in the last few months of the year and this may make people […]

No Hand Outs – Just a Helping Hand

September 26th, 2016|0 Comments

If you’re looking to do something worthwhile with your charitable donation and want to make sure that you’re helping people help themselves, then microfinance organizations are a great way to ensure that your donation can […]