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New Research and a Welcome Surprise from Foundation CEOs

New Research and a Welcome Surprise from Foundation CEOs

By Lindsay Austin Louie

“How much promise do the following practices hold for increasing foundations’ impact in the coming decades?” The twenty-four potential answers provided covered a broad spectrum of philanthropic practice, from taking more risks, to providing more general operating support, to engaging in impact investing.… Read More

The Spirit of @GivingTuesday Continues: #MyGivingStory Grant Opportunity

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Join me for a Twitter Chat about #MyGivingStory at 1pmPST/4pmEST on Tuesday, December 13th, 2016.

During the chat, @GivingTues will start with welcomes, and then lead a discussion about storytelling best practices. Participants include @GivingTues, @magusgalmarini (Agus Galmarini of the Gates Foundation) @ArielAzoff (Social Impact at Medium), @meansandrew (Head of Philanthropy & Civic Innovation @Uptake) and me.

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Creating Healthy Nonprofits in Silicon Valley

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Creating Healthy Nonprofits in Silicon Valley
Guest Post By Heather McLeod Grant

Why are Silicon Valley community-based nonprofits struggling to meet demand, and having a hard time maintaining their organizational health? Why aren’t more local philanthropists directing their dollars toward these organizations?… Read More

Join me and @GuyKawasaki on #GivingTuesday to Support #WomensRights

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Every year since GivingTuesday has started, I’ve celebrated it with a fundraiser for a nonprofit cause that I care deeply about.   This year, on November 29, I will participate in a fundraising event with Guy Kawasaki hosted by Mozilla to help raise awareness and funds for Wake (Women’s Alliance and Knowledge Exchange).  … Read More

Apple Pay for Nonprofits: Frictionless Online Philanthropy

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Apple has had a rule that banned iOS apps from collecting funds for charities or fundraisers via Apple Pay. That means if they collected funds, it would have to take place outside the app, such as through a browser or text.   … Read More