7 great old quotes about philanthropy


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Charity vs. Philanthropy and Charitable People vs. Philanthropists


Philanthropy – Making an investment that stimulates other investments or provides opportunity for others. In addition to helping people learn about your organization, its programs, and its impact, I think you should help them learn what philanthropy is all about.

4 Ways to Incorporate Corporate Philanthropy into your Digital Fundraising

J Campbell Social Marketing

Corporate philanthropy has been a hot button topic recently. Your nonprofit can’t afford to miss out on the benefits that come with corporate philanthropy. Here are the top four ways to use corporate philanthropy to boost your online fundraiser. Guest blog by Adam Weinger.

Upside Down Philanthropy – Foundation for the Future of Giving

Mission Minded

The post Upside Down Philanthropy – Foundation for the Future of Giving appeared first on Mission Minded. Mission Minded works with many outstanding foundations.

Ever wonder about the history of philanthropy and fundraising? Here it is!


Thanks to the good people at the National Philanthropic Trust , now you can take a journey online to learn about the history of modern philanthropy. The post Ever wonder about the history of philanthropy and fundraising? This is so cool! You’re going to love it!

Creating a Culture of Data-Driven Philanthropy

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

On one end of the philanthropy continuum, many “traditional donors” make investments based on their passion for mission and their personal relationships. But we believe that tools like this can support a culture of data driven philanthropy. Anjali Deshmukh.

#PHILANTHROPY: Google Can Give Time, Resources, & AdWords To Nonprofits

Non Profit Marketing 360

Google is the great behemoth of web searching and video hosting. Google.com is default homepage in millions of browsers and YouTube has inspired citizen journalists in war-torn Syria and video mashups of cute kittens in suburbia.

#PHILANTHROPY: #Sundance & A3 Foundation Extend Cooperation for Asian-American Artists

Non Profit Marketing 360

The post #PHILANTHROPY: #Sundance & A3 Foundation Extend Cooperation for Asian-American Artists appeared first on Nonprofit Marketing 360. Shot from a film sponsored by the A3 Foundation.

#PHILANTHROPY: What Might Inspire People To Give To Your Charity?

Non Profit Marketing 360

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Back to the Future of Philanthropy

Nonprofit Consultant Blog

I received a kind email from Erik Anderson, of the Donor Dreams Blog , suggesting I take on the subject of The Future of Philanthropy for this month's nonprofit blog carnival. Certainly that qualifies not only as philanthropy, but as professional fundraising, and maybe even crowd-funding.

#PHILANTHROPY: Zuckerberg’s Millions Suggest New Style Of Giving By Young

Non Profit Marketing 360

And in general, the world of philanthropy has started to skew younger. Stars of ‘Nerd Philanthropy’ Dominate Top 50 Givers. The post #PHILANTHROPY: Zuckerberg’s Millions Suggest New Style Of Giving By Young appeared first on Nonprofit Marketing 360.

#PHILANTHROPY: Evidence Of ‘Emerging Charitable Markets’ & How To Tap Into Them

Non Profit Marketing 360

An article on yesterday’s E-Jewish Philanthropy caught our eye because the authors did a really interesting bit of research into the top givers in US in this calendar year.

High Impact Philanthropy is insulting

Wild Woman Fundraising

What is High Impact Philanthropy ? So it turned out that my version of high impact philanthropy, to distribute condoms, would have been a really bad idea because of religious and cultural values. Do you see why High impact Philanthropy rubs me the wrong way? It’s a group of philanthropists deciding that they care about a particular issue, and instead of giving to one cause, deciding to target their giving to do the most good in a particular cause area.

Aerial Philanthropy

Fundraising Breakthroughs

Now there’s Aerial Philanthropy. Tags: giving philanthropy First there were Instant Grants.

#Philanthropy: Get Involved With Some Of The Biggest Corporate Donors

Non Profit Marketing 360

Uncategorized Bank of America Business Corporate Social Responsibility Corporation education Environment Foundation Center Nonprofit Novartis philanthropy Sanofi-Aventis Sustainability Wal-Mart

Reader Questions: Snow White and the 7 Faces of Philanthropy

Wild Woman Fundraising

On 08/24/2012 09:01 PM, Queen B wrote: I would love more information on raising money through events (NOT auctions), planned giving, and I have not even the foggiest notion what the seven faces of philanthropy are. Here are the 7 faces of philanthropy: Dopey?

#Philanthropy: As Steve Jobs The CEO Retires, Will Steve Jobs The Philanthropist Step Forward?

Non Profit Marketing 360

Mr. Sorkin speculates (with contextual evidence) that Steve Jobs has never needed the image-polishing that others have hoped to enjoy after some timely philanthropy (for example, Mark Zuckerberg’s gifts just before the movie The Social Network tarnished a bit of his luster).

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Kid Philanthropy

The Agitator

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Cause Talk Radio Ep59: Reinventing Philanthropy: Choosing Impact Over Emotion

Selfish Giving

and chats with Eric Friedman , author of the forthcoming book, Reinventing Philanthropy. In the book, Friedman challenges traditional donor-driven philanthropy and contends that decisions made emotionally may not be the most effective use of personal or corporate contributions to charities.

#Philanthropy: Could Text Messages Circumvent Apple’s Restrictions On Charity Apps?

Non Profit Marketing 360

Apple Inc. has been unwilling to allow fundraising/donation-soliciting software for the iPhone to be developed and sold through The App Store because Apple’s contract expects a cut of the profit and expects some control of the money flow.

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How to get a bigger nonprofit salary? Read what I said in The Chronicle of Philanthropy!

Wild Woman Fundraising

Recently Little House Communications asked me to help them write an article about negotiating your nonprofit salary, for the Chronicle of Philanthropy. Learn how to better negotiate your nonprofit salary by reading the whole article here: The Chronicle of Philanthropy.

Embedded Philanthropy: A New Age of Giving

A Small Change

Philanthropy has become more than gifts to charity and is now a form of self expression. This can be best seen as businesses have started to use philanthropy to sell their products and improve their world. We are at the beginning of a new age of giving and embedded philanthropy is one of the first signs. I get more excited when I see a business that is willing to tackle a problem than one is using philanthropy as a tool to increase sales.

A response to “Bad Nonprofit Consultants” from Inside Philanthropy

Wild Woman Fundraising

Todd Cohen, editor of the Philanthropy Journal, wrote a blog post on how bad nonprofit consultants can be. A response to “Bad Nonprofit Consultants” from Inside Philanthropy originally appeared on Wild Woman Fundraising on January 9, 2012.

Humble and Flexible Philanthropy

Fundraising Breakthroughs

Last month, Sean Stannard-Stockton, @tactphil, invited folks to offer a word to describe good philanthropy, along with a sentence defining it and a paragraph to further explain. Humble philanthropy knows “no small actors, just small parts.” And also because he is tough and solid and unafraid to challenge the established systems governing philanthropy and wealth in this country. s soon going to be releasing a report on ways to improve impact in philanthropy.

Wrap-Up: Philanthropy Midwest Conference

Selfish Giving

Thanks to everyone who came out to my workshop at the Philanthropy Midwest Conference yesterday. Cause Marketing News cause marketing philanthropy midwest conferenceAs promised, here are my slides and some links to some key posts that will enhance your learning. My Presentation: Cause Marketing 101. What is Cause Marketing? A Primer on Pinups. The Power of Free (and why you should give away your cause marketing). I talked a lot about Ocean State Job Lot and iParty.

The Business of Philanthropy - A Rant

Nonprofit Consultant Blog

Philanthropy is understood as the giving (and sometimes volunteering) for the love of humanity. The fact that the family required $15 million (plus other things) in order to relinquish their rights underscores that this is business and not philanthropy." Or, maybe, we could stop fearing our donors, stop babying them and trying to protect them from the realities of our world, and stand up to them when they have ridiculous demands that make a joke of philanthropy.

#Philanthropy: President’s Jobs Bill & Tax Proposal Not Warmly Welcomed By Charities

Non Profit Marketing 360

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The Rational Aspect of Irrational Philanthropy

Nonprofit Consultant Blog

I remembered this conversation this morning reading Hewlett Ends Effort to Get Donors to Make Dispassionate Choices on Giving on the Chronicle of Philanthropy. Hewlett had been a major funder behind encouraging better and more effective philanthropy through the use of results- and impact-driven data. Such is the extent to which the message of "effective philanthropy" has permeated the culture. Effective Philanthropy Achieved!

Next Generation of Philanthropy: Jolkona Foundation

A Small Change

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. Yesterday your read about the motivation behind Jolkona Foundation and a little bit more about some what they are trying to accomplish with the ability to measure the impact of each donation.

100 Incredible Philanthropy Blogs

Nonprofit Consultant Blog

No, I'm not going to give you the list of 100 incredible philanthropy blogs, I'm going to tell you where you can find it, and brag that this very blog is part of it! Tags: philanthropy Nonprofit online resources blogging

HOT OFF THE PRESS: A Golden Age of Philanthropy Still Beckons With a New $59 Trillion Target


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Philanthropy Outlook Rosy, Reports IU Lilly School of Philanthropy

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

Giving momentum is strong and getting stronger, according to research findings recently released by the IU Lilly School of Philanthropy and Martz & Lundy. Here’s more of the good news reported in The Philanthropy Outlook 2015 & 2016 charitable giving predicted to rise 4.8 percent in 2015. The tide may be turning!

Fundraising and Philanthropy people to follow on Twitter

Wild Woman Fundraising

Philanthropy Gurus. Neff Fundraising Hildy Gottlieb Holly Ross Jay Frost Joe Waters Laura Kaufman Margaret Battistelli mazarine treyz netsquared nonprofit pamela grow people to follow Philanthropy Rebecca Leaman Sarah K. Oh, you know Twitter, right? What’s so great about it? How about money? Notices when you should apply for grants? Notices on when you get a chance to meet with foundation employees?

Striking the Right Balance of Philanthropy, Marketing & Business

Selfish Giving

The lesson here for cause marketers is that we have to carefully balance philanthropy, marketing and business in the programs we create. If we overweight philanthropy we may miss the real opportunity corporate partnerships offer. Two news stories caught my attention last week.

Chronicle of Philanthropy Discussion on Millennials


This Tuesday, the Chronicle of Philanthropy hosted a live discussion -"Engaging Millennials for Social Causes" with guest host Allison H. Fine , a senior fellow at Demos: A Network for Ideas and Action, in New York, and a writer. Fine also recently published a very interesting paper- "The Social Citizen" -on the Case Foundation's Social Citizens blog. This paper is a MUST read. Here is a sample Q&A from the Chronicle discussion. Read the full transcript.

#Philanthropy: Livestrong Bucked Economy & ROI Expectations Via SM

Non Profit Marketing 360

The Great Recession hardly seems over, though most are confident that we have worked through the deepest part of the proverbial woods. Nonprofits, whose work is even more vital for many thousands of people during an economic downturn, suffered as well. But a few were able to fight the long dark night by sticking to a simple strategy that proved effective before the recession and even helped them expand their Return On Investment (ROI) through the downturn.

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Disrupting Philanthropy

A. Fine Blog

Lucy, Ed Skloot and Barry Varela of Duke University have just released a draft of their paper called “Disrupting Philanthropy.&# Tags: Social Media Barry Varela Disrupting Philanthropy Ed Skloot Lucy Bernholz Well, there, Lucy goes again being super smart! I had read and commented on an earlier draft of the paper and am delighted to see how much furhter it has come along since. Here are the [.].

Are Nonprofits Ready for the End of Corporate Philanthropy?

Selfish Giving

Boston’s own Scott Beaudoin , who’s also MS&L Worldwide’s North America director of CSR and cause marketing, asked in PRWeek Insider’s blog last week is this “The End of Corporate Philanthropy?&#. Long live corporate philanthropy.

How the Benefit Concert is Shaping Philanthropy

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

Music has been one of the most powerful ways causes, celebrities, and communities can connect to raise money for serious issues.

Caring Enough to Change Philanthropy

Fundraising Breakthroughs

I just finished reading a new report on bettering philanthropy, Caring to Change: Foundations for the Common Good, the result of a project developed by Mark Rosenman in collaboration with the Aspen Institute's Program on Philanthropy and Social Innovation. A veteran researcher and thought leader in the nonprofit and philanthropy sector, Mark’s expertise is in critique and improvement its infrastructure and capacity to influence public policy.