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WATCH: 'Juicing For The Homeless' Donates Fresh Fruit Drinks

HooplaHa | Posted 06.19.2016 | Good News
HooplaHa

In this Chicken Soup For The Soul Moment we bring you something fresh and healthy! The GIVE Project, a non-profit organization in California, started ...

I'm Founding a Nonprofit. Should I Pay Myself?

Rebecca Fishman Lipsey | Posted 06.17.2016 | Impact
Rebecca Fishman Lipsey

Sometimes even after an organization has stabilized, founders take no funds or radically less funding than they deserve. I have a few theories about why this is happening.

Engineering Girls' Passion for STEM

Victoria Juarez | Posted 06.18.2016 | Education
Victoria Juarez

Nobel Peace Prize winner and education activist Malala Yousafzai is quoted with saying, "Every girl deserves to take part in creating the technology that will change our world and change who runs it."

Another War Photographer's Death Is a Reminder of the Importance of First Aid Training for Journalists

Lily Hindy | Posted 06.17.2016 | Media
Lily Hindy

In the summer of 2011, just a few months after photojournalist Tim Hetherington was killed in Libya, Sebastian Junger hired me to help him start a nonprofit medical training program for independent journalists working in war zones.

Dance Nonprofit Teaches Much More Than Dance

Amber Browning-Coyle | Posted 06.17.2016 | Impact
Amber Browning-Coyle

As the house lights slowly dim over the audience, the stage begins to glow with an electric pulse. No it is not the thousand watts of spotlights that illuminate the theatre causing the glow, but the smiles of hundreds of children taking the stage at the National Dance Institute performance of "This Land Is Our Land."

The Nonprofit Where Society's Forgotten Find Purpose: Baker Industries

Robin Spiess | Posted 06.17.2016 | Impact
Robin Spiess

These are the workers here at Baker, and in a lot of ways, they are the ones society would tend to ignore. They're the ones with physical disabilities, or with mental handicaps; the ones with criminal records, or with past drug addictions; the ones for whom finding a steady job is a massive challenge.

A Closer Look at the Impact of #GivingTuesday

Steve MacLaughlin | Posted 06.17.2016 | Impact
Steve MacLaughlin

We all know about Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Chances are you also know about Giving Tuesday.

Making A Difference: The World of Giving - US Charitable Giving Surpasses All Past Records in 2014

Lisa M. Dietlin | Posted 12.01.2015 | Impact
Lisa M. Dietlin

It feels like 2007...at least in the nonprofit world as that was the height of the philanthropic contribution levels. And yes, seven years after the devastating recession, charitable donation levels have exceeded the banner year of 2007 for the first time.

You Can Help Make The World A Little Bit Better Just By Watching A 20-Second Ad

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 06.16.2015 | Impact

Good news, millennials: You don't need a single penny to fund a cause near and dear to your heart -- a few spare moments and access to the Internet wi...

Save The Children Shut Down In Pakistan After 35 Years Of Service For Violating Charter

Associated Press | MUNIR AHMED | Posted 06.12.2015 | Impact

ISLAMABAD (AP) — The Pakistani government shut down the offices of the international aid group Save the Children in the capital, Islamabad for vi...

Here's How You Can Be The Most Helpful When Donating To People In Need

Mashable | Katie Dupere | Posted 06.11.2015 | Impact

Giving back is important, but all those canned pineapples and piles of forgotten T-shirts aren't really doing the trick. Take Hurricane Sandy as an...

Why We Exist and How We Can Evolve

Samuel A. Worthington | Posted 06.11.2016 | Impact
Samuel A. Worthington

We live in a globalized world. Corporations work across national boundaries and government policies continue to be shaped by international norms. Local civil society working on its own is no match for these forces. This is where nonprofits that work globally come into the picture.

In Conversation With Photographer and Social Entrepreneur Marco Vernaschi

Adriana Teresa Letorney | Posted 06.10.2016 | Business
Adriana Teresa Letorney

Marco is the President and Founder of the BIOPHILIA Foundation, a grassroots, non-profit organization based in Argentina that contributes in shaping a sustainable model of rural development. I had the opportunity to interview Marco about BIOPHILIA, its mission and one photographers' legacy.

Do Corporate Grantmakers Care More About the Poor Than Other Foundations?

Aaron Dorfman | Posted 06.09.2016 | Impact
Aaron Dorfman

For most Fortune 500 companies, philanthropy is a vehicle for corporate interests. Corporations are designed for profit maximization and market expansion, and corporate philanthropy generally is in service to those objectives.

Building Igloos or Slurpees

Bill Couzens | Posted 06.08.2016 | Healthy Living
Bill Couzens

Today we are protecting the public and are seeing policies across the nation and around the globe that are laser-focused on preventing harm to human health, specifically cancer.

How Red Cross Issues Hurt Others Who Help

Jacqueline Wilson | Posted 06.06.2016 | Business
Jacqueline Wilson

There are still many amazing and honest nonprofits out there -- both large and small. Do your research. Ask them questions. Don't be shy about inquiring exactly where your money goes.

Have A Big, Charitable Heart? Maybe You Belong In These Cities

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 06.08.2015 | Impact

Cities can make names for themselves based off of lots of things -- delicious pizza, American-made cars and a terrific live music scene, to name a few...

Engagement: From Strategy to Success

Steve Delfin | Posted 06.02.2016 | Impact
Steve Delfin

According to Ryan Scott, "Each year, $10 billion is left unclaimed in matching gifts. That's more than is raised in all employee workplace giving campaigns each year."

Small, Young, Cash Strapped and Lean? Good.

Brady Josephson | Posted 06.01.2016 | Impact
Brady Josephson

Now being a small cash-strapped nonprofit is not easy and there are many, many, many challenges. But have you thought about the advantages? Or the opportunities?

Can Nonprofit Management Usurp Board Responsibilities?

Eugene Fram | Posted 05.31.2016 | Business
Eugene Fram

On balance management will always have more information about the organization than volunteer board members. As a result, directors must be proactive in seeking information from management and a variety of other sources, even if they must involve employees other than senior management.

Most Wealthy Americans Say Giving Back Is 'Essential' To Them: Report

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 05.29.2015 | Impact

A new report suggests the 1 percent is pretty well-intended when it comes to their charitable dollar. According to a study by U.S. Trust, 86 perce...

The Smart, Impactful Reason Why More Food Banks Are Looking Like Grocery Stores

New York Times | TINA ROSENBERG | Posted 05.28.2015 | Impact

Nearly a million and a half people rely on food pantries in New York City, and Lugeily Duran is one of them. She was laid off from her job in a medica...

Veterans Take 'Honor Flight' to Reflect on Years of Service

HooplaHa | Posted 05.26.2016 | Good News
HooplaHa

The Honor Flights Network, a non-profit organization, makes it their year-long mission to provide free transportation to American veterans to Washington D.C., so that they can have the opportunity to reflect on their service.

Jack Black Breaks Down Meeting Homeless Ugandan Boy Who Just Wants An Education

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 05.26.2015 | Impact

America recently got to see a whole other side to jokester Jack Black. In support of Red Nose Day, the funny man traveled to Uganda and took a gli...

Broadway Stars Raise Their Voices Against Bullying

Amber Browning-Coyle | Posted 05.22.2016 | Impact
Amber Browning-Coyle

The spotlights were bright on Broadway at the Diamond Horseshoe, and they were shining for the Tyler Clementi Foundation.