Philanthropy

The B Corp movement has played a critical role in promoting socially responsible businesses. As positive as the movement has been, it has fallen short when it comes to ensuring that these same businesses make human rights a top priority. Read an in-depth analysis of this topic in our Fall 2017 issue’s cover story, “Do Benefit Corporations Respect Human Rights?,” written by Joanne Bauer and Elizabeth Unlas.

Fall 2017<p>Volume 15, Number 4<p>The B Corp movement has played a critical role in promoting socially responsible businesses. As positive as the movement …

Rights & Freedoms

How to Make a Charitable Partnership a Win-Win for Your Company

Forging philanthropic partnerships can raise your public profile and add passion for both customers and employees. Here's how to find a partnership that fits best with your values and means.<p>Charitable giving has long been a best practice of companies looking to humanize their brand, build positive …

Employee Engagement

Social enterprise sector grew by 32% from last year: raiSE

SINGAPORE: The social enterprise sector has grown by 32 per cent over the past year, with 401 registered social enterprises - up from 303 enterprises …

Social Enterprise

What One Charity Organization Is Doing to Save One Million Unborn Babies

An international Catholic charitable organization has announced a goal of saving one million unborn babies by expanding its ultrasound program.<p>“We …

Conservative View

How religion motivates people to give and serve

Saturday, August 19 is World Humanitarian Day – a time to remember the tremendous humanitarian need around the world.<p>The stark reality is that the …

Religion

Sheryl Sandberg donated $100 million of Facebook stock to her nonprofits and other charities

She is making massive donations an annual tradition.<p>Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg has transferred 590,000 shares of Facebook stock, worth just under $100 million, to a special fund she uses for charitable donations, according to a document filed Thursday with the Securities and Exchange …

Sheryl Sandberg

The corporation Mark Zuckerberg founded to solve big problems is growing like a tech start-up, not a charity

The entity started by Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, to tackle big global problems is growing more like a tech startup …

Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook CEO Sells Shares for Charitable Purposes | Investopedia

Facebook Inc. (FB) Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg is cashing in on the impressive rise in the stock this year to sell shares valued at more than $20 …

Mark Zuckerberg

Nobbling the charities

It’s called the Statistical Return of Tax Deductible Donations, and every year at this time the federal environment department requires Australia’s …

Climate

Taylor Swift donates to sexual assault charity

Pop superstar Taylor Swift has made a "generous" donation to a US charity that supports victims of sexual assault after winning a groping lawsuit …

Taylor Swift

Browns Community Highlights - August 18

The Cleveland Browns are committed to the community. Through First and Ten, the Dawg Pound is encouraged to share what they are doing to give back. …

Cleveland Browns

The Charity That Big Tech Built

Silicon Valley technology has been unkind to traditional middlemen. Streaming music punished the record industry. Netflix killed video stores. Life …

Silicon Valley

This Company Makes Social Good Campaigns Go Viral For Bigger Impact

Earlier this year, the World Wildlife Fund faced a strange promotional paradox: On March 25th from 8:30 to 9:30 p.m. Eastern time, the group honored Earth Hour Day, a campaign asking people and companies around the world turn off their lights at the same time in support of actions against climate …

User Generated Content

Is 'tap and go' a better way to give to charity?

Technology of Business reporter<p><b>A quick tap of my card and I've given Macmillan Cancer £10. It beats trying to avoid eye contact every lunch hour with a "charity mugger" or chugger.</b><p>In today's fast-paced world, although we may hate to admit it, not many people have time to chat or reel off card …

Banking

Who You Gonna Call? Nonprofit Addresses Nonprofit Cybersecurity

Share<p>Share<p>Tweet<p>Email<p>Padlock / Source: eek the cat<p><b>August 9th, 2017;</b> Tech Republic<p>What would you do if your nonprofit had over 500 W2 tax forms stolen …

Cybersecurity

The Catholic church becomes an impact investor

“YOU cannot serve both God and money,” admonishes the Bible. But the church has always tried. In the Middle Ages monasteries were what would now be …

Impact Investing

Capital for Creativity

(Illustration by Beady Eyes)<p>Creative industries have tremendous potential for economic and social impact. Experts such as British author John …

Creative Industries

Mats Hummels Joins Juan Mata in Pledging 1% of Salary to Charity

Juan Mata's push for players to donate some of their wages to charity is picking up momentum.<p>Bayern Munich and Germany international defender Mats …

Soccer

Corporates donated Rs 957 crore to national parties in 4 years, BJP gets lion’s share: ADR report

Corporate houses have donated a total of Rs 956.77 crore to national parties between 2012-13 and 2015-16,constituting 89 per cent of the total …

India

No change in U.S. Jewish donations to Israeli charities

Two months after the public row between the Israeli Government and American Jewish organizations over prayer arrangements at the Western Wall and the …

Israel

Largest funders of The Poynter Institute

The Poynter Institute receives broad support from a variety of sources. Here is a list of our funders, including all foundations, corporations, …

Journalism

The Benefits Of Donating Shares, Part 1

I discussed donation of shares in a recent article and received several requests for more information.<p>There are three main tax benefits for donating …

Business

Federal government program to match funds for East Africa garners $21.3M in donations

Amount raised is one of smallest since matching funds program was first used in 2004<p>International Development Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau says a …

East Africa

Lessons in Social Entrepreneurship from the People Making a Real Impact

There is clearly a balance to be struck between making a profit and making an impact (of the social variety). How do you straddle that line?<p>Finding a balance between profit and social impact has long been an issue for entrepreneurs. It's also spawned a debate: On one side (profit), the argument …

Entrepreneurship

A big hurdle do-good companies face

Companies that don’t overemphasize their social missions generally make people less likely to see them as greedy<p>This article was originally published on The Conversation.<p>Have you ever wondered who collects the clothes you stuff into that donation drop box in your neighborhood? Chances are, you …

Liberal View

Schafer: For Red Wing entrepreneur, 'make the world a better place' isn't an empty phrase

Susan Langer's start-up is called Live. Give. Save., but this is business, not philanthropy.

Minneapolis

Nurturing resilience through child-led philanthropy

Raising money through cake stalls for "worthy causes" is an institution in schools. But what about empowering kids by placing them in the driving …

Education

Values Fund gives G Adventures guides a boost in business

The fund is intended to give tour guides the opportunity to develop tourism businesses that give back to the guides' communities.

Travel

Bill Gates Donates Billions in Stock to Foundation -- Update

Microsoft Corp. co-founder Bill Gates handed over 64 million shares of the software giant to his foundation in June, a $4.68 billion donation based on current share prices that would rank as his most valuable to the organization in more than a decade.<p>The gift, disclosed Monday in regulatory …

Bill Gates

Nonprofits: The DNA of Democracy

Share<p>Share<p>Tweet<p>Email<p>kentoh / Shutterstock.com<p>Recently, a prominent consulting firm asked several nonprofit leaders for feedback on the advocacy …

Nonprofits