Author: Pepper Rutland

Pepper Rutland

Most Philanthropic Athletes

In today’s world, it can be more common to hear about the wrongdoings of professional athletes rather than the good works they are doing. There are plenty of athletes who have taken up philanthropy as their mission and in doing so, have made extremely important contributions to charitable foundations. Who are some of the world’s most philanthropic athletes and what… Read more →

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How to Give Back as a Business

In today’s altruistic world, there is greater emphasis than ever on for-profit businesses to give back to charity and their non-profit counterparts. Even when resources are limited, there are a variety of low-cost ways that businesses can give back to society: GIVE BACK WITH YOUR STRENGTHS: As a general rule, people will get more out of volunteering for causes that… Read more →

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Tips for Creating Your Own Giving Circle

Starting your own giving circle is much easier than you might think. With the right ideas and organization, you can quickly get your giving circle up and running. Here are the top tips for getting started! Acquire goals and structure Get your group together for the first meeting! During the meeting you will want to consider how frequently the group… Read more →

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Famous Charities Started by Children

Some of the greatest and most well-known charities have actually been masterminded by children. The following are three of the most successful foundations created by children. ALEX’S LEMONADE FOUNDATION Alex Scott is the mastermind behind this extremely well known charity. Diagnosed with cancer before the age of one, she was ready to raise money to help other kids like her… Read more →

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3 Trends Philanthropists Should Be Aware Of in 2018

Trends come and go, and in charitable organizations, it is no different. While philanthropy is a pretty steady market without much change – the you-give-and-someone-receives model is very standard – there are constant improvements within the industry that make giving to charity a better experience for all involved. There are a few new trends that all philanthropists should look out… Read more →

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Charitable Community Activities For Spring 2018

Spring represents a lot of different things for different people. Plants are blooming, the sun is starting to shine more, people begin to be are more active, and creativity thrives. It’s a great time to rally your community together to do some service projects volunteer. Not only is it a great time occasion to spark hope and new ideas, it’s… Read more →

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Top Ted Talks About Philanthropy

Charity is a huge part of our society. As a nation touted to be a melting pot of cultures, we have very diverse groups of people that are either struggling or wanting to help the struggling. Their circumstances are as different as they are individually unique. Because philanthropy is such a huge part of our culture, and because we have… Read more →