Next Generation

How the Rising Generation Will Revolutionize, then Conflate Philanthropy

How the Rising Generation Will Revolutionize, then Conflate Philanthropy

A few years ago, we called them the Next Generation. Now, they are the Rising Generation. They are no longer simply waiting their turn; they are rising to the occasion, and it is changing philanthropy. It is a revolution of sorts with a bullet blender effect. The first question is what kind of revolution? Is it the revolution of turning around from the Latin word revolvere -to revolve – sugg ...[Read More]

How to Love Your Favorite Nonprofit Organization this Month

How to Love Your Favorite Nonprofit Organization this Month

School-age memories are often etched into our psyche. For me, these memories are either clear and colorful or vague and foggy. One of the clear, colorful memories from elementary school came on February 14. Eleven years old, I was excited about the upcoming Father-Daughter Valentine’s Day Banquet.   That particular day was noteworthy to others, but I was too young to care. On that very day, J ...[Read More]

Online Gifts: How to Better Reach Your Giving Goals

Online Gifts

Have you made a gift online this year? Chances are the answer is yes. A growing number of donors respond to a Facebook post or a Tweet to give but ask few questions about the group or nonprofit making the ask. A few clicks and it’s done. Gift made. Endorphins surge. It feels good. Just as media, online gaming, YouTube and texting are transforming how we communicate and learn, online giving i ...[Read More]

How to Raise Kids to Make, Save, and Give Money

Kid's Giving

The PARADE Magazine has been a part of my Sunday newspaper reading for more years than I can remember. Tucked in the largest paper of the week with advertisements and the comics, it was my earliest introduction to many things cultural. Started in 1941, PARADE magazine can be found in over 700 newspapers on most Sundays with an estimated readership of 54 million people. Older than I am, it is no wo ...[Read More]

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