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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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The Best Philanthropies in the United States

With over $350 billion given to charity in just 2014, the United States is clearly a leader in philanthropy across the global community. Individual donations, local secular societies, and large scale religious institutions all do their part to funnel the fruits of their success toward segments of society in need. While it should be said […]

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How to Know if a Philanthropy is Legitimate

Philanthropy has increased exponentially over the last several years with thousands of new charities appearing. However, with so many new charities, there are also more scams out there than ever before. Many people prey on those with a charitable mindset, advertising fantastic opportunities that don’t really exist or only donate a small portion of donations […]

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Small Ways You Can Make a Difference

For many people, they possess a desire to truly make a difference in the world around them, but are unsure how to do that because they have limited amounts of time and resources to give toward a cause. It’s important to know that you can make a difference, even if you do not have a […]

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