6 questions to ask before planning a philanthropic trip

Going on a trip where there is an opportunity to give back is gaining popularity. A variety of organizations are putting together “philanthropic travel” opportunities, including tour companies that were previously focused on just the travel experience. As most of the press on this topic has come from the travel industry, Maryann Fernandez of Philanthropy Indaba was surprised that the interviews and articles often failed to ask some critical questions important to many philanthropists. This article poses some thoughtful questions from the philanthropy side to help people make the most of their journey.