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By Pepper Rutland

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 →

By Pepper Rutland

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 →

By Pepper Rutland

How To Choose A Charity

So, you want to make an impact on your community – that’s excellent news! You may be feeling stuck and unsure of how exactly to make an impactful donation. It’s quite common to have some questions about which charity is right for you. And with so many charities to choose from, it can be an even more difficult decision. There… Read more →

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How to Give: Reviving Education

For the final installment of my 3 part series entitled, “How to Give,” in which I take a look at 6 nonprofits around the country that are fighting some of the most serious epidemics in our country and beyond, I’ve decided to focus on the topic of education. The United States is incredibly fortunate to have a great amount of… Read more →

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Women’s History Spotlight: 8 Top Women in Philanthropy

In 2016, the web magazine Inside Philanthropy listed its 50 Most Powerful Women in U.S. Philanthropy in an article by Kiersten Marek and the magazines’s founder and editor, David Callahan. The women weren’t ranked, but they were categorized as Mega-Donors, Foundation Leaders, Corporate Funders, and The Catalysts. In honor of Women’s History Month, here are eight influential women, two prominent… Read more →

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5 Ways to Start Your Own Giving Circle

One of the most rewarding things to do is to give back to your community and world. According to Charitynavigator.org, Americans donated at least $373.25 in 2015—and the trend is increasing. Many people find causes that are close to them and contribute to them monthly or annually. While some supporters are lone givers, there are more who belong to a… Read more →

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Helping The Homeless This Holiday Season

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and it’s all about giving. Traditionally, we buy gifts for our family and friends. Likewise, many people, especially during this time of year, extend that spirit of giving to those who are less fortunate. If you are considering the latter and want to make an impact through donations or other assistance, remember… Read more →