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How Are Millennials Affecting Philanthropy- - Mickey Berlianshik

How Are Millennials Affecting Philanthropy?

The state of philanthropy is in the midst of change. At this time, donors have a wealth of information at their disposal. They can find out about many different charities and the work that they do around the world much easier than they could have a decade ago. Giving has also become more convenient and […]

Why is Philanthropy Important to Society- Mickey Berlianshik

Why is Philanthropy Important to Society?

What is Philanthropy? Philanthropy is the desire to give to society for the good of humanity. Philanthropists contribute money, time or other assets to society to enrich the public good. Often, the public is unaware of the volume of philanthropy with which society is endowed. Why is Philanthropy Important to Society? The act of giving […]

Joining the Arts and Philanthropy - Mickey Berlianshik

Joining the Arts and Philanthropy

Art has a way of speaking to an individual, unlike any other inanimate object. Art can evoke joy, sadness, regret – nearly any emotion humankind is able to experience, simply just by gazing at the piece for a few moments. Yet, most funders do not wish to partake in this area. Art and culture seem […]

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5 Tips for Finding the Best Board Members for Your Philanthropy

When you’re starting a new nonprofit or developing a board for an existing philanthropy, it’s important to find the best board for your organization. Leading an organization and making major decisions that affect everyone involved is a huge responsibility. For nonprofits, it can be even more challenging to find great board members because they’re often […]

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5 Ways to Help Your Neighbor in Need

Oftentimes, you might have a neighbor who could use a little help with something in their life. Whether they’re recovering from an injury, just lost a loved one, had a baby, or are elderly, there are various reasons someone in your neighborhood could need some help with errands or tasks around the house. Develop your […]

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What to Do if You’re Burnt Out from Philanthropy

A common issue facing philanthropists, especially those who lead an organization, is the feeling of burnout. You can put your entire life and soul into helping a cause and working toward some kind of solution, but it may seem like you’re never really making a difference for the cause you’re trying to help. Philanthropy is […]

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Charitable Giving in 2017

This year saw a lot of trauma, from a horrific hurricane season to the WHO survey that found that “One in 10 drugs sold in developing countries is fake or substandard, leading to tens of thousands of deaths.” In the midst of so much tragedy, seeing all the positive things that have come out of […]

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6 Charities Making a Huge Difference Throughout the World

There are countless charities looking for donors, but some charities end up having a much farther reaching impact than others. The charities below do a tremendous amount of good in the U.S. and globally as they fulfill their missions. All of these charities are transparent about their financial performance and hold themselves accountable for all […]

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How to Be More Philanthropic in the Upcoming Holiday Season

The holidays are the perfect opportunity to spend time participating in more philanthropic endeavors. You likely have time off of work and there are days you’re free to do more philanthropic work. I’d like to offer some ways you can participate in philanthropy during the holidays. However, you should aim to make giving back a […]

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6 Ways to Host a Successful Fundraiser

Fundraisers are necessary in order for a philanthropy to continue to achieve their goals and work to better their cause. In essence, fundraisers are all about convincing people to use their money to enable your charity to reach its objective. You need to convince people that the philanthropy you work with is worthwhile and reliable […]

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