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Seven Ways to Orchestrate Change: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 08.17.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

Amidst the sounds of bombs dropping in the Middle East one can hear sounds of guitar strings. A band of youth occupy the streets where united together...

Redefining Wealth for the 21st Century

Janet Topolsky | Posted 10.19.2015 | Impact
Janet Topolsky

To most minds, wealth means money. But even in times of low economic inequality only a few people have had abundant money. And a bag of that money in an empty room is nothing but paper.

Can You Make Yourself Happy For The Holidays?

Jamie Masada | Posted 01.20.2015 | Comedy
Jamie Masada

By now we should all know that our government is here for the rich and powerful Wall Street people, and they forgot about the ordinary street people. I think more people would help if they only knew how much fulfillment and happiness is generated by helping others.

It Takes a Village of Donors

Judith Sandalow | Posted 02.09.2013 | DC
Judith Sandalow

You've heard the familiar adage that it takes a village to raise a child. It also takes a village to support the work of the many terrific nonprofits that serve our most vulnerable neighbors. A gift of any size is worth giving.

Passion to Action: The 2012 World of Children Award Honorees

Stephanie March | Posted 12.24.2012 | Impact
Stephanie March

One of my favorite events of the season is the annual World of Children Award Gala, at which I have the profound pleasure of meeting the newest class of changemakers for children who are there to receive their World of Children Award.

The Life Out Loud: Mama Hope Wants to Change How Aid Is Delivered

MeiMei Fox | Posted 10.04.2011 | Impact
MeiMei Fox

Most NGOs operate according to a top-down model, Nyla and Amy explain. Officials decide what the locals need. The NGO builds the project and then leaves. But Mama Hope works in just the opposite way.

The Entrepreneurial University -- Revving Up Innovation on Our Nation's Campuses

Buck Goldstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Buck Goldstein

These grim economic times and the complexity of the world's biggest problems demand that our renowned universities become problem-centered engines of innovation and increasingly adept at execution.

ACLU Loses $20 Million Donor, Said To Be David Gelbaum

New | STEPHANIE STROM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A longtime anonymous donor to the American Civil Liberties Union has withdrawn his annual gift of more than $20 million, punching a 25 percent hole in...

An Inspiring Trip to New York City

Michael Kaiser | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Michael Kaiser

The line between sickness and health in the arts is a slim one. Arts organizations always grow to the point that they are uncomfortable financially.