Local government leaders can help to foster successful solutions in their communities by providing an environment that welcomes and encourages the contributions of nonprofit partners.
Despite their deep attachment to and lightning-speed use of technology on a daily basis, U.S. students, as a whole, perform dismally in STEM -- science, technology, engineering and math.
When I graduated from college with a bachelor of arts in religious studies, working in the nonprofit sector seemed like an appropriate 'fit.' However, now more than ever the sector is in need of students and professionals from a variety of disciplines.
Here are the extraordinary people and projects that the Pollination Project's daily givers supported this week.
Community foundations -- with their deep local ties, significant unrestricted assets, and community benefit missions -- are ideally positioned to play...
True glamour, if you ask us, should always embrace two principles: 1) looking your best while, 2) doing your best. Which perfectly sums up the lure of...
It is one thing to endeavor to make a difference in the lives of children, but when you rally children to make a difference in the lives of other children, it is doubly rewarding.
Change is an inevitable part of life. The changes we encounter range from daily, seemingly inconsequential incidents, to monumental transitions over time. Managing change requires balance to focus on the present while planning for the future.
People connect to Emily's story, and -- amazingly -- they want to help. Not just the traditional philanthropists with millions of dollars, but everyday people -- even notoriously apathetic and disengaged college students.
The organization, which started two-and-a-half years ago with Schermer, nine friends, and a hundred dollars in a Michigan dorm room, now has 150 members and a growing alumni backing.
We need to build systems that support and reinforce these strengths so that more gay, bi, and trans men of color can succeed in a world that too often rejects them.
My hope is that my generation of South Asian Americans will embrace both India and the US as the "home bases" of their communities and choose to give back to any aspect of society with which they personally connect.
Instead of taking the traditional compliance and risk mitigation approach, maybe before next year's AGM cycle, you get off the back foot and onto the front. Instead of just "doing good," grow your revenue by having your brands tackle social issues.
A few years ago, the following story was highlighted on St. Jude Children's Research Hospital's website as an inspiring testament to the hospital's wo...
Why are so many of our songs based on loss and unrequited yearning? Is that really what moves our hearts more than joy and pleasure? More than compassion and peace?
Philanthropy can take on many forms. Short-term solutions can include providing a meal or offering your time at an event. Long-term solutions can involve creating systems or sustainable infrastructure, but it all matters.