Exploring Disaster Philanthropy: Part 2

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The largest theme that is constant in disaster philanthropy is partnership. New questions have also arisen around disaster philanthropy in 2017, and lessons learned today can guide future response efforts. Click here to read part 1 of this series.

Exploring Disaster Philanthropy: Part 1

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However, a study done by the Center of Disaster Philanthropy in 2014 found that 73% of total disaster funding targeted immediate response and relief efforts. Foundations Center of Disaster Philanthropy disaster fundraising Disaster Philanthropy grantmaking

Philanthropy Is a Leadership Issue

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If you are like one of the nonprofit leaders in the study, you will love Philanthropy by the Numbers from Blackbaud’s npEXPERTS. Philanthropy is a leadership issue. Get that legal pad and get ready to take your philanthropy to a whole new level.

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Building a Culture of Philanthropy: Hear it From the Experts

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The word philanthropy is derived from the Greek meaning “love of humanity”. Enter: A Culture of Philanthropy. A culture of philanthropy is a set of organizational values and practices that support and nurture development within a nonprofit organization.

5 Healthcare Philanthropy Tips for CEOs

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As proven through the many years of partnership we have had with healthcare philanthropies, it is no surprise that we have seen many foundations faced with very similar challenges. Include the physicians in your philanthropy process.

Philanthropy and Sustainable Development: Our Role as Interlocutors for Good

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She reminded us that, ultimately fulfilling these ambitions is part of what philanthropy has stood for all along. Business and philanthropy have roles to play above and beyond just acting as funders, but also in advancing partnerships and the marketplace of ideas to turn programs into policy.

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[New eBook] Fundraising Matters: Building a Culture of Philanthropy

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We got real about the need for a culture that fosters awareness for philanthropy’s role inside and outside our walls. In short, we realized we need to build a stronger culture of philanthropy. Download: npEXPERTS – Fundraising Matters: Building a Culture of Philanthropy.

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Apple Pay for Nonprofits: Frictionless Online Philanthropy

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With more and more nonprofit donors transacting their lives on mobile phones and an increasing percentage of mobile donors, the ability to use Apple pay will mean the potential for “ frictionless philanthropy.” Fundraising Mobile Philanthropy

Honoring both Funders and Fundraisers on National Philanthropy Day

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National Philanthropy Day—minus the turkey—is much the same, with our family comprised of funder and fundraiser alike, with donors committed to the communities where we live and work joining with the professionals who have helped them match passion with cause.

Building a Culture of Healthcare Philanthropy with Patients at the Center

Connection Cafe

It is often the additional funding that allows for the difference between what billable care can provide through margin and the other elements that only philanthropy can supply, such as healing gardens and funding for the latest technology. Promote those employees that engage in philanthropy.

Donor-Advised Funds: Philanthropy’s Hot-Button Issue

Connection Cafe

Donor-advised funds (DAFs) have become one of the hottest tools in philanthropy over the last few years. As assets in DAFs continue to grow, so will the scrutiny—fundraisers are well-advised to stay tuned into philanthropy’s latest hot-button issue.

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The Ecosystem of Good: How We’ll Revolutionize Philanthropy

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Social Good cloud technology Collaboration Ecosystem of Good network effect nonprofit philanthropy ripple effect StrategyIf you’re a regular reader of this blog, my assumption is it’s because you’re someone working to build a better world.

Empowering Young Children through Philanthropy

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One of them was Vincent Law who is doing interesting work with teaching young children about giving and philanthropy. We know that young people like Generation Z are future donors, so programs that help introduce philanthropy at a young age will a big pay off down the road.

50 Fascinating Philanthropy Stats

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They’re the proof point that change is happening and a predictor of where philanthropy is headed in the future. You can imagine my numerical delight when Blackbaud launched the brand new 50 Fascinating Philanthropy Statistics website.

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Philanthropy and Social Media

Amy Sample Ward

Topic : Philanthropy and Social Media. Description : To launch the whitepaper, Philanthropy and Social Media, presented by The Institute for Philanthropy and The Indigo Trust, this panel discussed the impact of social media on philanthropy and giving from various perspectives. Related Links : The Institute for Philanthropy. presentation Presentations from 2012 giving philanthropy social mediaDate : January 17, 2012, 6 pm EST. Location : New York, NY.

Philanthropy and Social Media: New Whitepaper from The Institute for Philanthropy

Amy Sample Ward

Earlier this week, I had the terrific opportunity to participate on a panel at the US launch event for “Philanthropy and Social Media”, a whitepaper from The Institute for Philanthropy and The Indigo Trust. Philanthropy has been able to move into the real time web, too.

Presentation: Social Media & Philanthropy

Amy Sample Ward

This morning I had the great opportunity to present to the Next Generation Philanthropy course, a part of Institute for Philanthropy, here in London. Social Media & Philanthropy. Tags: presentation foundations philanthropy social by social social media

New E-Book: Creating a Culture of Philanthropy for Nonprofits

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Is culture of philanthropy embedded in the way that everyone does their work? What is a culture of philanthropy? In the nonprofit sector, there is growing understanding about the importance of creating a culture of philanthropy to power effective fundraising.

32 Sure Fire Ways to Grow Philanthropy after 40 Years of Static Giving

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With that in mind 35 influential leaders from across the nonprofit industry came together at the Growing Philanthropy Summit to develop an action-oriented agenda on growing philanthropy. 32 Sure Fire Ways to Grow Philanthropy in the U.S.

Are Millennial Runners Influenced by Philanthropy?

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Millennials (born 1980-2000) now account for more than a quarter of the nation’s population, which speaks to their profound ability to change the norms of the workplace, philanthropy, culture, technology, recreation and societal behavior—including the sport of running.

Breakthrough Philanthropy - Thiel Foundation event

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Last night I had the privilege of attending the Breakthrough Philanthropy event put on by Peter Thiel's foundation, covered in the local press with articles like "Silicon Valley billionaire backs futuristic philanthropy" from the San Jose Mercury News. He acknowledged that many of these ideas struck many in the philanthropy field as weird. Benetech SENS Thiel philanthropy Foresight SFI Gell-Mann Kurzweil singularity XPrize Seasteading libertarian philanthrocapitalism

Crowdfunding Fuels Philanthropy

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Crowdfunding Fuels Philanthropy : Crowdfunding is a rapidly expanding Internet tool designed to allow large numbers of people to invest or contribute money in support of new businesses, people in need, interesting ideas or important causes. Its recent growth is impressive. NPCrowdfunding

Three Reasons Why It’s Necessary for Philanthropy to Engage Black Americans

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of Americans are non-Hispanic whites , Americans of color still struggle for their voice in many areas of society, namely philanthropy. 2: Black Millennials Will Be Your Ticket to the Next Generation of Black Philanthropy. Philanthropy has a problem and it is long overdue to address it.

Philanthropy Delivers New Promise of Quality Education for All

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

This topic was center-stage at this year’s Global Philanthropy Forum. This is where philanthropy comes in. Philanthropy plays a role beyond what governments could do—allowing for the testing of innovative models that are responsive to local cultural contexts—and then looks to government for scaling up successful efforts. But the 2014 Global Philanthropy Forum clearly highlighted the role that the philanthropic community can play in affecting this shift.

What I Learned About Philanthropy, Fundraising, and Social Impact at IFCAsia in Bangkok

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One of the speakers, Professor Jen Shang, who later did a deeper dive into her research report ” “ Tomorrow’s Philanthropy: Insights into the Future of Philanthropic Innovation.” Conferences Digital Trends Fundraising Innovation Philanthropy

Forget That Amazon Package: This Funder Wants Drones to Deliver Humanitarian Aid  - Inside Philanthropy - Inside Philanthropy

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Forget That Amazon Package: This Funder Wants Drones to Deliver Humanitarian Aid - Inside Philanthropy - Inside Philanthropy : "The UPS Foundation has partnered with, Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, and the California-based robotics company Zipline to examine the use of drones as a viable manner in which to deliver lifesaving supplies and medicines to remote regions around the world.

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Technology seen transforming philanthropy | Philanthropy Journal

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Technology seen transforming philanthropy | Philanthropy Journal: "une 2, 2010Networked digital technologies are transforming philanthropy, making it easier for 'donors and doers' to find, support and work with one another to address social problems, a new monograph says.But inequities of access and capacity also keep many individuals and institutions from benefiting from information networks

Association Social Media: Philanthropy Ohio

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——————— This interview is with Jessica Howard, Membership Services Associate, Philanthropy Ohio. For us, Twitter is a great platform to share articles, in-the-second news/happenings, best practices and more in-depth information about philanthropy.

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PHILANTHROPY 2173: Ozone of Information

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Colleges Mine Social Media for Clues on Likely Donors – Philanthropy Today - Blogs - The Chronicle of Philanthropy

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Colleges Mine Social Media for Clues on Likely Donors – Philanthropy Today - Blogs - The Chronicle of Philanthropy : "A handful of tech start-ups are making tools that harness data and interactions from widely used social networks to help colleges and universities identify alumni with the greatest propensity to donate, writes The New York Times. " ''via Blog this

How the Global Mobile Revolution is Transforming Philanthropy

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In the late 1990s, I worked as a communications director for a small international development organization in San Francisco. When I came on board, the company’s first website had just launched, and my role was to create the first email newsletter and set up the site to accept online donations.

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Building a Culture of Philanthropy: Hear it From the Experts

NonProfit Hub

The word philanthropy is derived from the Greek meaning “love of humanity”. Enter: A Culture of Philanthropy. Underdeveloped defines a culture of philanthropy as a set of organizational values and practices that support and nurture development within a nonprofit organization.

Physicians and Philanthropy: Make it Easy and Make It Quick

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Today, some philanthropy departments can provide more net revenue than many clinical departments within even the largest institutions. This is not a new subject. We know that the number one influencer of patient giving is the physician.

Courting Corporate: Utilizing the Opportunities of Company Philanthropy

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So how should a non-profit, no matter its size, leverage corporate philanthropy? And as Weinger says, “these corporate philanthropy programs let companies donate to organizations where employees [already] volunteer time.”

10 Breakthrough Planned Giving Insights from Chronicle of Philanthropy’s Latest Report

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In the Chronicle of Philanthropy’s recent report, 9 Trillion And Counting: How Charities Can Tap Into the Transfer of Wealth , researchers undertake a qualitative and quantitative study of the state of nonprofit planned giving programs. Chronicle of Philanthropy has termed the “windfall years.”

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Technology, philanthropy team up for religious groups

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Technology, philanthropy team up for religious groups : "Through the expansion of eligibility rules, U.S. churches and nonprofit organizations are able to apply for donated desktop equipment and office software. Dan Webb, vice president of technology solutions and services at TechSoup Global, explains how it works." ''via Blog this

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Nonprofit news roundup, 12.05.14 « Philanthropy North Carolina

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Nonprofit news roundup, 12.05.14 « Philanthropy North Carolina : "Launched in 2012 by New York’s 92nd Street Y and the United Nations Foundation, with additional partners, #GivingTuesday is driven mainly by social media and online giving campaigns, the report says.

Wired for Philanthropy

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Ironically, as I was flying earlier this month there was a big article in the Airline magazine about the “philanthropy web” in Seattle—mostly rooted in , yes, you guessed it, former (and a few current) Microsoft employees. Author: Sara Spivey.

PHILANTHROPY 2173: Close the Loop - $10,000 for feedback ideas

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PHILANTHROPY 2173: Close the Loop - $10,000 for feedback ideas

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PHILANTHROPY 2173: Digital isn't optional and it isn't "other"

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PHILANTHROPY 2173: Digital isn''t optional and it isn''t "other" : "You''d never know any of the above from looking at the philanthropy and nonprofit news or associational agendas. For example: " ''via Blog this