Posts tagged to 'Motivations for giving'
This list of questions is for families to ask when first exploring the possibility of a common philanthropic project. These can be addressed through personal reflection, a facilitated family workshop, or a dedicated family task force.
by Gordon Irlam
on December 14, 2018
Advocacy is a remarkably effective way to influence governments and institutions to tackle important problems - and it often influences one's philanthropy. Gordon Irlam shares how his experience as a volunteer advocate for global causes shaped his approach to giving.
by Virginia Esposito
on November 21, 2018
There is a lot of justifiable attention paid these days to some of the BIG questions about philanthropy and the philanthropic process: Why give? How much to give? What to give to? What difference does it make?
by Calgary Foundation
on November 7, 2018
She may be just 18 years old, but Kinga Nolan’s concept of giving back to the community is well-ingrained in her world view. A science lover and passionate advocate for head injury awareness, Nolan is proof that millennials can be leaders in community engagement when given the right opportunities.
by Kris Putnam-Walkerly
on September 5, 2018
Transactional philanthropy is important and necessary to help those in immediate crises meet very pressing needs. For many donors, that’s enough. But what happens when we think more strategically about the needs in question?
by Andy Carroll
on December 12, 2017
The funders who catalyze change are those who show up at community and public meetings, attend local nonprofit conferences, talk with people in different walks of life. By engaging with people and listening, they develop insight into challenges and opportunities.
by Mitzi Perdue
on December 7, 2017
The holidays are just around the corner, which means that American non-profits and charitable organizations across the country are gearing up for end-of-year giving campaigns.
by Mark C. Callaway
on November 14, 2017
"As a father and a trustee, it is important to me that I understand the millennial perspective. I spend a lot of time following the latest research on millennial beliefs and behaviors because I want to understand how specifically those beliefs impact their philanthropy, investments, and approach to being good citizens."
by Katy Rees
on October 6, 2017
As we continue to navigate the generational differences that face our society, I encourage you to explore a few insights from a millennial embracing her family’s wealth through philanthropy.
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by Robins Foundation
on October 4, 2017
At Robins Foundation, our board and staff aspires to connect equity with transformational change for children and families across our region. We are reflecting on opportunities in our own organization. This includes our governance, our management and our process of funding. This includes raising our awareness and deeper understanding of the past and its influence on dialogues locally and beyond.