Tuesday, May 31, 2005

Filipino Diaspora Philanthropy

http://www.inq7.net/ reports that Filipinos living abroad have given the equivalent of 218 million in U.S. dollars to the Philippines and non governmental
Filipino organizations saving the country from near financial ruin.

Give it Away

"He who cannot Give anything away cannot feel anything either." Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

Saturday, May 28, 2005

Abraham Lincoln's Religion

“When I do good, I feel good; when I do bad, I feel bad. That’s my religion.” Abraham Lincoln

Friday, May 27, 2005

Giving Circles Rising Force in Philanthropy

IndyStar.Com reports that, Giving Circles are an influential and growing trend in Philanthropy. "The Giving Blog," has been posting on this trend for the past several months. See May 21, 2005, May 20, 2005, May 19, 2005, May 18,2005 May 17, 2005, May 15, 2005 and Feburary 17,2005

Thursday, May 26, 2005

Multitude of Sins

"Charity shall cover the multitude of sins." - 1 Peter 4:8

What We Gain by Giving

"He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep to gain what he cannot lose." Jim Elliott

Tuesday, May 24, 2005

Wal-Marts Heirs and Giving

FT.com reported Monday that the family of Sam Walton (originator of Wal-Mart) announced their plans for a new art gallery located in Bennington. AR. The Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art will function as both a museum and a cultural center.

Monday, May 23, 2005

Artist Scott Woodard

You have to see the brilliant Art of fellow blogger Scott Woodard. It is incredible!

10 Steps for Giving Circles

The Minnesota Tool Kit for Giving offers us Ten Steps for Starting a Giving Circle.

Saturday, May 21, 2005

Variety of Giving Circles

The Association of Baltimore Area Grant Makers gives us a useful look at different types of Giving Circles around the country.

Friday, May 20, 2005

Giving across generations Posted by Hello

Giving Circles Growing Says Study

The “Baltimore Business Journal reports that a rediscovered approach that Americans have found to give their money away is catching on in Baltimore and across the nation. Giving circles largely unheard of just a few short years ago are now a growing force in philanthropy.

Thursday, May 19, 2005

Women's Giving Circles

Social Funds.Com, reports that women a leading philanthropy’s new trend: Giving Circles. The article states that women’s leadership in these new Giving Circles is because of a feeling of women being left out of traditional philanthropy.

Tsunami Relief Blog

Do you want a fresh perspective on the Tsunami Relief efforts? Check out The South-East Asia Earthquake and Tsunami Blog.

Wednesday, May 18, 2005

Giving Circles Make Philanthropist Out of Nearly Anyone

The Voice of America reports, that Giving Circles allow average Americans to become “Big time” philanthropist. How does it work? It is all based on the old adage that there is “strength in numbers.”

Tuesday, May 17, 2005

Giving Circles

The Futurist reports that Giving Circles are fast becoming a compelling force in American philanthropy. The publication goes on to say that more than half of these known group membership is either exclusively or majority female.

Free "The Donor's Bill of Rights"

E-mail us(E-mail is listed under blogger profile) and recieve your FREE E-book copy of The Giving Blog's "A Donor's Bill of Rights."

Monday, May 16, 2005

More reasons to give. Posted by Hello

Eleanor  Posted by Hello

New Chinese Philanthropy

The Asia Times on Line reports that China is becoming increasingly the place where fortunes are being given away. A surge a new wealth has fueled most of this philanthropy.

Sunday, May 15, 2005

Generosity Revolution

The Winston-Salem Journal reports that, Claire Gaudiani, a professor at New York University and the author of The Greater Good, asks Americans to join her in a revolution of generosity.

Saturday, May 14, 2005

Give to protect the future. Posted by Hello

Friday, May 13, 2005

Just Give

Do you know that you want to give but, you are not sure which organizations to give to? Why not take a few moments to investigate your favorite or maybe not so favorite charity on www.justgive.org .

Give to preserve history.
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Thursday, May 12, 2005

Charity Watchdog’s Tips on Giving.

The American Institute of Philanthropy (AIP) a self described charity watchdog group has recently released “Ten Tips for Wise Giving,” to help potential donors make giving decisions.

Wednesday, May 11, 2005

Tips on Giving

Looking for the smart was to give? Check out these tips from money magazine.

Tuesday, May 10, 2005

Poker Fills Gap

The Chronicle of Philanthropy reported in the May 12, 2005 edition that faced with budget shortfall many nonprofits are attempting to fill the void by cashing in on a new national craze of poker tournaments. But in doing so, charities are entering a muddle of legal and moral issues that, may make charity poker tournaments too much of a gamble.

Monday, May 09, 2005

BBB Guidelines on Giving

Would you like to be a better informed and more effective donor? The Council of Better Business Bureaus, Inc. offers consumers some basic guidelines on giving to nonprofits.

Saturday, May 07, 2005

Three Reasons People Do Not Give

"My charity begins at home."

"I do not have enough money to give any of it away."

"No charity really interests me enough to give it money."

Friday, May 06, 2005

The State of The World

People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of character. Ralph Waldo Emerson

Thursday, May 05, 2005

What Should I Do With My Life

“What shall I do with my life? How much am I willing to give of myself, of my time of my love?” Eleanor Roosevelt

Tuesday, May 03, 2005

It is What is Inside of Us

"What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us." Ralph Waldo Emerson

Monday, May 02, 2005

On Our Own?

“Seek always to do some good somewhere. You must give some time to your fellow man. For remember, you don’t live in a world all your own.” Albert Schweitzer

Sunday, May 01, 2005

Giving Back

You really must take a look at this Great New Blog, Giving Back. Seven Pennsylvania teenagers living in Russi. They are there to share ideas with their Russian teenage counterparts about Philanthropy.

Grants to Youth in Distress

The American Red Cross September 11 Recovery Program (SRP) has announced thirty-nine grants totaling $8.72 million to nonprofit organizations in New York, New Jersey, and Massachusetts to assist children and youth whose experiences following the 9/11 terrorist attacks may be causing continuing psychological distress.

The September 11 Recovery Program, is made possible by the Liberty Disaster Relief Fund of American Red Cross. The fund was established in the days immediately following the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. The Liberty Fund, which has seen its share of controversy, was originally funded with the donations that poured into the American as well as International Red Cross in the days, weeks and months following the September 11 attacks.