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Understanding Rage Giving

Rage donations are just how they sound. As individuals find themselves up in arms over current events, local issues or politics, they are also fueled by a strong desire to give to whichever missions share their same values. While all donations stand to benefit charitable organizations, nonprofits need to make sure they are prepared for this new trend in giving because this is a different demographic.

The Future of Digital Fundraising

As strange as it may seem, raising money online is still in its infancy. The legal ramifications of crowdfunding have just recently been faced squarely by regulators and governments and the next steps in both capital formation and non-profit and charitable giving are right around the corner.

Can Philanthropy Impact Sustainability

Philanthropic activities have changed in recent periods such that philanthropists are more focused on ensuring that they support sustainable factors and improve the environmental conditions surrounding them. There is a significant number of non-government...

What Is Venture Philanthropy

Philanthropy is a broad field covering an array of topics in an even greater pool of categories. To further complicate the matter, new philanthropic trends have resulted in specific branches where there previously were none. These delineations tend to go beyond...

Millennials and Philanthropy

Millennials are changing everything. That seems to be the consensus amongst the generations that came before them. What’s up for debate, however, is whether the impact of these changes is ultimately positive or negative. Now, I’m not well-versed in all of the...

Strategic vs. Checkbook Philanthropy

Philanthropy is a broad term. It encompasses multiple different aspects of giving and many methods in which to do so. Because of the term’s overarching nature, there’s a common misconception that all philanthropic efforts are equal. This is not true. The field of...

How Philanthropy Affects YOU Directly.

Centuries ago, the English poet John Donne wrote about the connection that people have with others: ….No man is an island, entire of itself; every man is a piece of the continent, a part of the main. (“Meditation XVII”) It is when people contribute...

The Top 5 Colleges in Nonprofit Management

Nonprofits are a growing segment of the U.S. economy. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported in 2016 that Section 501(c)(3) organizations accounted for two-thirds of the nonprofit organizations in the United States. Organizations that fall into this category...

Why Giving Back As A Business Is Essential

Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is more respected by customers, news media outlets, and stakeholders than ever before; in today’s world of widespread green-minded initiatives, electric cars, recycled goods, and global civic-mindedness, consumers regularly...

Top 5 Charities for Veterans

Finding the right veterans charity to invest your money into is not always the easiest task. Although there are a plethora of credible and worthy organizations dedicated to supporting our country’s veterans, here are five of the leading charities that are doing...