December 15: Philanthropy News

Posted on December 15th, 2011 by Jason Befort

Philanthropic Network: 'A Giving Circle on Steroids'
Wall Street Journal
December 15, 2011

"It's like a giving circle on steroids," she added. The network is made up of entrepreneurs, young Wall Street professionals, and "self-made people who want ...

Crowd-Sourced Giving Changes Philanthropy
NPR
December 15, 2011

It's called microphilanthropy, and it's changing giving, receiving and maybe philanthropy itself. If you've donated on these sites, why? ...

Irreverent atheists crowdsource charitable giving
Reuters
December 15, 2011

Atheist bloggers have shown their charitable side by swarming to donate money to Doctors Without Borders, in what turned ...

The Politics of the Top 1 Percent
New York Times
December 15, 2011

In several other ways, however, the political behavior of the top 1 percent diverges more strongly from the 99 percent than Gallup's analysis suggests. ...

How a Grass-Roots Charity Listens to Its Supporters
Chronicle of Philanthropy
December 15, 2011

The nonprofit, which uses social-media tools to support and raise money for grass-roots activists worldwide, regularly alters its ...

Boston Foundation acquires philanthropy consultants
The Boston Globe
December 15, 2011

Under the merger agreement, the Boston Foundation will assume the assets, debt, and operating costs of the Philanthropic Initiative Inc., which will become ...

Six Nonprofits Get an Early Crack at New Twitter Brand Profiles
Chronicle of Philanthropy
December 15, 2011

Twitter has given six nonprofits an early chance to test out its new brand page design, which seeks to give users more effective ways to ...

On One Campus, Students Find Funds for Peers in Need
Chronicle of Higher Education
December 15, 2011

Her mother and stepfather have both been out of work and recently lost their home.

'Giving Awards' From JPMorgan Chase Draws Small Audience
New York Times
December 15, 2011

Will JPMorgan Chase pay for another televised award show for charities next year? After seeing the ratings for its ÔÇťAmerican Giving Awards ...

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