Philanthropy

How The Giving Habits Of The Super Rich Are Changing

In the past, the wealthy turned their attention to philanthropic giving only as retirement approached. But that has been changing in recent years, as the ultra-wealthy have been starting their philanthropy at younger and younger ages and paying ever-closer attention to the enterprise of …

Wealth

Philanthropy’s Missing Trillions

In the next 20 years, an estimated $30 trillion will be inherited in the United States as the large and prosperous Baby Boomer generation passes its …

Retirement

Hillary Clinton Won’t Give Back Weinstein Money After Saying She Would: Clinton Foundation Spent It All

Hillary Clinton has led the public to believe that the Clinton Foundation will be giving back the money donated to them by Harvey Weinstein after …

Hillary Clinton

Your chance to sleep out at the Eden Project for Cornish homelessness charity St Petroc’s Society - Cornwall Live

The Eden Project is looking for brave participants to take part in its charity Sleep Out on November 9.<p>Volunteers will face the chill of a winter’s …

How companies are spending on CSR projects

<b>New Delhi:</b> In the three years since Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) rules were implemented, not much has changed in patterns of spending by the …

India

Clinton Foundation will keep Harvey Weinstein donations

The Clinton Foundation has no plans to return up to $250,000 (more than £188,000) in contributions from Harvey Weinstein.<p>The charity, which was …

Harvey Weinstein

Clinton Foundation will keep six-figure donation from disgraced producer Harvey Weinstein

The Clinton Foundation said Monday it plans to keep a six-figure donation from disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein, explaining that the …

Harvey Weinstein

Charity convoys used to funnel cash to terrorists, Charity Commission warns

Charity aid convoys are being used to funnel cash to terrorists, the Charity Commission has warned.<p>The regulator said that convoys could be "abused" by terror sympathisers who use them to supply money and other resources to extremist groups.<p>It warned British charities that the convoys are not "an …

Terrorism

Gates Foundation to Use Ripple Interledger Tech in Mobile Payments Push

DLT startup Ripple is one of several firms to contribute to a new payments services app from the Gates Foundation.

Bitcoin

PwC India Foundation Has Sown The Seeds Of Change To Empower Local Communities: Jaivir Singh, Vice Chairman, PwC India Foundation

How has PwC India Foundation’s work benefitted by the corporate consultancy brainpower of PwC?Many a times, we come across organisations that are …

India

CHICAGO BULLS CHARITIES HOSTS 29TH “AN EVENING WITH THE CHICAGO BULLS”

On October 14, the Bulls hosted its annual charity fundraiser, An Evening with the Chicago Bulls, at the Advocate Center. All Bulls players, …

Chicago Bulls

Gates Foundation Launches Open Platform To Connect Mobile Finance In Developing World

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation today announced an open source platform, Mojaloop, to allow companies to build a secure digital payments platform at scale. Across the developing world banks, developers and mobile carriers are developing systems to support payments. M-Pesa in Kenya is probably …

Banking

Philanthropy and Universities: Supporting South Africa’s engine room of new ideas

Last week Belinda Bozzoli wrote an article pointing out that the National Research Foundation, which provides significant research funds to …

Education

MGT 622 01 - Syllabus

1<p>Monday, 23 January<p>Discussion:<p>Course Overview and Syllabus<br>• What is Social? Is Impact Investing a form of philanthropy? What is the role of investment …

Yale School of Management

Liberia: Elumelu Entrepreneurs Ends 2017 Gathering, Largest So Far

The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF), Africa's leading philanthropy dedicated to supporting entrepreneurship, concluded its 3rd annual TEF …

Entrepreneurship

Clinton Foundation announces it will not return Weinstein donations

The Clinton Foundation, after Chelsea Clinton was put on the spot several times as to whether or not the organization would return donations from disgraced filmmaker Harvey Weinstein, revealed what they would be doing with the money they received.<p>They’re not returning it.<p>Why isn’t the organization …

Conservative View

U. of I. launches multibillion-dollar fundraising campaign

The University of Illinois is launching a multibillion-dollar fundraising campaign across its three campuses, university officials announced this month, a massive effort that continues a series of expansive planning moves in the wake of the state budget impasse.<p>The Urbana-Champaign campus seeks to …

University of Illinois

Fintech Startups Partner With the Gates Foundation to Reach Billions of Unbanked in Africa and Asia

A new code aims to increase the interoperability between global financial institutions and payments platforms.<p>As mobile banking systems become increasingly popular, some fintech startups have partnered with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to reach the underbanked in developing nations.<p>Dwolla, …

FinTech

Participants in this sport may be the most charitable athletes in the nation

Amateur runners raise millions for a variety of causes<p>The real winners of the 2016 New York City marathon didn’t run a single mile.<p>They were the …

Money

DonorsChoose.org Is Filling America’s Classrooms With Much-Needed Supplies and Plenty of Optimism

It all started with Little House on the Prairie.<p>As a young teacher working in a Bronx, N.Y., public high school in the late ’90s, Charles Best was …

Advertising Industry

How to help victims of Northern California fires

As firefighters continue to battle one of California's worst fire disasters, many people are wondering how they can help.<p>More than 15 fires have scorched 220,000 acres, destroyed an estimated 5,700 structures and caused at least 40 deaths in more than half a dozen counties since Oct. 8.<p>In Napa …

California

Tradition of Helping Neediest Cases Inspires Readers to Give Back

They married in a white-walled loft in Manhattan in October 1984. She wore a blue dress. He wore a red tie, freesias blooming from his lapel. After the ceremony, the justice told them to keep their payment and tip.<p>Instead, he asked them to make a donation to The New York Times Neediest Cases …

News

This Queensland campaign could herald the next great scientific breakthrough

Work on the world’s first cervical cancer vaccine was a team effort, one that was helped substantially in its early stages because of a generous …

Australian News

Republican mega donor Ken Griffin gives $1 million to Obama Foundation

WASHINGTON – Ken Griffin, the Chicago business mogul who is one of the richest men in the nation and a Republican mega donor, contributed $1 million …

What You Should Donate to Your Local Food Bank Instead of Canned Food

There Are Better Things to Donate to Food Banks Than Canned Food<p>Donated funds > donated foods.<p>October 17, 2016<p>In 2015, 42.5 million Americans and …

Food

Obama Foundation releases its latest list of new big donors

The Obama Foundation on Friday identified its newest mega donors: a dozen people, couples and entities that have given money for Barack Obama’s future presidential center on the South Side, including a top backer of Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner.<p>And two of them hosted the former president at …

Peter Cunningham’s Education Post Chaperoned by Broad Foundation

On September 01, 2014, Lyndsey Layton of the <i>Washington Post</i> officially introduced Peter Cunningham’s <i>Education Post</i> to the world. Below is an excerpt …

Education

Searching for Impact

An aerial view of a sustainable fishery that could result from an impact search fund. (Photo by Michail Patakos)<p>The field of impact investing is …

Sun Ice founder's charity gives gift of self-sustainability through sewing

Gala celebrates Sewing Seeds Canada, charity helping underprivileged countries and communities<p>If you spent any time near an Alberta ski hill in the …

Sewing

How to help survivors of the devastating Northern California wildfires

When multiple wildfires began raging early Monday morning in towns an hour north of San Francisco, residents fled their homes with little more than …

Sonoma County