Next Generation of Philanthropy: Jolkona Foundation

A Small Change

One of our first partners is an organization in Bangladesh that provides artificial limbs for a little over $200. Bangladesh has 15,000 cases of amputations per year (mostly caused by traffic accidents, polio, congenital diseases, etc.) What role would you like Jolkona to play in changing philanthropy? Related posts: Jolkona Foundation: Measuring Impact A New Kind of Philanthropy Embedded Philanthropy: A New Age of Giving The Wellspring Foundation: Org of the Month.

How the Benefit Concert is Shaping Philanthropy

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

The Concert for Bangladesh played from Madison Square Garden with ticket and recording sales helping to raise $18 million. Music has been one of the most powerful ways causes, celebrities, and communities can connect to raise money for serious issues. We recently caught up with Art Taylor, president of the BBB Wise Giving Alliance , who shared his insight on why these events can be so successful for nonprofits of all sizes. Legacy of Aid: August is the Anniversary of the Benefit Concert.


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Why “why” Matters – The Bald Truth

The Agitator

But, in fact identities go (or should go) a level deeper – parents who involve their kids in their philanthropy. But there are other parents who don’t involve their kids in their philanthropy. For those donors, a coloring book about what life is like in Bangladesh is irrelevant at best and counterproductive at worst. There is always a better way to segment other than resorting to the use of demographics. . I know. We’ve been down this road before.

Jolkona Foundation: Measuring Impact

A Small Change

Couple of years ago, I was at a cemetery in Bangladesh paying respect to my grandfather. Moreover, because Jolkona Foundation focuses on targeting the youth and young professionals, (15 to 35 years old), one of the best ways to encourage anyone to get into philanthropy is to show the impact that their donations can have. How is technology changing philanthropy? Jolkona Foundation has some great ideas about how to measure donor impact.

#INTERVIEW: Craig Lefebvre, Ph.D., Designer of Public Health & Social Change Programs, Discusses Social Marketing

Non Profit Marketing 360

When you go to Bangladesh and the developing world, they are looking at marketing as a way of addressing significant systemic problems they are facing as they move from a developing to a middle-income or developed economy. Guest blogger Don Akchin writes frequently about marketing and philanthropy at Craig Lefebvre, Ph.D., is an internationally known designer of public health and social change programs.