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Philanthropy Trends for 2018

Philanthropy is an incredible way for the lives of thousands of individuals to be improved. Many of these people have no other means to get this help and this leg up may be all they need to improve their standard of living and quality of life drastically. That is why...

Post-Graduate Volunteer Opportunities

Now that commencement ceremonies have taken place, many graduates are looking for an opportunity to volunteer their time and energy for the greater good. There are plenty of opportunities available but here’s a look at some of the best ones out there. International...

Traits of a Thriving Non-Profit

Some non-profit organizations operate better than others do. This can be due to a difference in the leadership of the organization or how the organization is structured. However, there are several traits that most of the best non-profit organizations have in common....

Philanthropy Overview: Part 3

Philanthropy has taken on a new face in the modern age. Building on the practices of philanthropy from times gone by, methods and practices have been improved and made to be more effective for modern issues. Modernizing In 1976, Habitat for Humanity, one of the...

Philanthropy Overview: Part 2

In a previous posting, the beginnings of philanthropy were discussed beginning with the end of the Medieval Age and going through the Napoleonic and Revolutionary Wars. Here, philanthropy from the late 19th century to the late 20th century will be discussed. Gospel of...

Philanthropy Overview: Part 1

Philanthropy comes from the Greek word philanthropia, which meant love of mankind. In its earliest days, philanthropy was the act of kindness towards strangers. Today’s philanthropy is described as systematic giving to improve the quality of human life by the...