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Charity Fundraising

This Simple Tactic Could Get Donors To Give 75% More: Study

Science Mag | John Bohannon | Posted 11.05.2014 | Impact

A representative from a charitable organization stops you on the sidewalk and asks for $100 to feed people starving in the developing world. And a lar...

Thousands Across The Country Dive Into Freezing Water To Raise Funds For Missouri Boy With Cancer

AP | BILL DRAPER | Posted 06.07.2014 | Good News

KANSAS CITY, Missouri (AP) — An effort to help the family of a 5-month-old Missouri boy with cancer has inspired thousands of people across the U.S....

The Irony of Overhead

Jacob Harold | Posted 11.21.2013 | TED Weekends
Jacob Harold

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgThe shift to a results-based approach to philanthropy will take time, but the path ahead is clear.

WATCH: Why I Think Nonprofits Should Act More Like Businesses

Dan Pallotta | Posted 11.20.2013 | TED Weekends
Dan Pallotta

2013-09-19-pallottapull.jpgCould it be that everything we've been taught about charity, and about giving, and about change is backwards? Is it possible that in the name of an ethic we are actually prolonging the suffering of millions of adults and children the world over?

Are We Measuring The Real Impact Of Charity?

Jacob Lief | Posted 11.20.2013 | TED Weekends
Jacob Lief

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgYou cannot raise a healthy, stable child in a 12-month grant cycle, and you can't drive lasting, community-focused change by conforming to status quo ideas.

STUDY: Cause Races Brought In $40 Million More For Charity In 2011 Than Previous Year

Posted 03.16.2012 | Impact

Sweating do-gooders ran, walked and jump-roped their way through 2011 to raise more money for charity than they did a year earlier, according to a rec...

Bloggers Respond To Japan Disaster With Twitter-Sourced Charity Book

WSJ | Andrew Joyce | Posted 05.29.2011 | Books

“2:46 Quakebook,” a Twitter-sourced collection of personal accounts of the quake and its aftermath that will soon be available for purchase here, ...