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Givers to watch in 2015: Finance Industry

The financial industry has seen its ups and down over the years, but with a recent uptick in market health top financial specialists have some extra money in their pockets. Couple this with a recent trend in giving and you are staring at some very generous people who...

Giving Tuesday

It is Giving Tuesday and everyone know that it is an enormous day for charity enthusiasts and philanthropists alike. While the last few days have been about buying today is a day rooted in giving. The movement will receive an extra boost for awareness this year...

The Giving Pledge Highlight: David Rubenstein

David Rubenstein has a hefty $3.1 billion fortune thanks to his financial success in the world of private equity. He started the Carlyle Group -- which is one of the largest private equity firms in the world -- and is now known for his financial insights and business...

Charity For Gamers

Children are meant to be able to exert their energy in constant activity. The average child can never sit still, has a short attention span and needs constant cognitive stimulation. For those who are sick in hospital beds, this becomes very difficult for them. Being...

Intersection of Business and Good Nature

Toms Shoes was a bold step in the right direction as far as for-profit companies coupling with a philanthropic alter-ego. The adoption of the buy one, donate one business plan has sparked a movement in consumers fashion choices as of late. It also provides a piece of...

Philanthropic trend is gaining momentum among billionaires

 According to an online article: The United States of America has 492 billionaires, the world has 1,645, and the average net worth between them is $4.7 billion.  Among these elite monetary giants is a trend of giving back, spearheaded by Bill and Melinda Gates, as...

California Man Wins Big and Gives Back

B. Raymond Buxton claimed his prize of $425.3 million at the California Lottery headquarters on April 1 after purchasing a Powerball lottery ticket in Milpitas, California. The Powerball jackpot is the largest jackpot ever won in California, the sixth largest jackpot...

Going Barefoot for Charity

Richard Hudgins, a hair stylist in Louisville, Kentucky, is going barefoot for a full year to raise money for children in Kenya who do not have shoes. Hudgins has made it through a brutal winter consisting of several days of snow, ice, and below-freezing temperatures...

What Increasing Online Presence Can Do for Your Charity

As a nonprofit leader, it is your job to make sure your organization’s mission statement is clear, concise and relevant.  You also have to make sure that the general public is aware of your cause and understands why they should support your organization.  The only way...