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Reviving Philanthropy: An Advisor's View

Epaminondas Farmakis | Posted 05.27.2014 | Impact
Epaminondas Farmakis

Our future as a global society depends upon it.

Raising Kids Who Care

Homa Sabet Tavangar | Posted 11.25.2012 | Parents
Homa Sabet Tavangar

Children have an incredible capacity to care, to give and to empathize from a very young age. It has nothing to do with pity. An instinct for justice comes naturally to a young child, who is free from skepticism, prejudice and doubt.

Celebrating Black Philanthropy Month 2012: Six Principles of Giving for New Times

Jackie Copeland-Carson | Posted 10.07.2012 | Black Voices
Jackie Copeland-Carson

The contemporary black philanthropy movement must be inclusive of our young people as beneficiaries and as leaders of giving. Our mainstream organizations should all make explicit efforts to address youth issues.

5 Easy Tips to Connect with Nature and the World During the 2012 Olympics -- and Beyond

Homa Sabet Tavangar | Posted 10.06.2012 | Parents
Homa Sabet Tavangar

Imagine if the children of leaders from Iran, North Korea, the United States and Cuba could meet in a park far away from political posturing and just play outside.

SLIDESHOW: #GoodSpotting Shares Random Acts Of Kindness With The World

Posted 12.12.2011 | Impact

Did you catch someone going out of their way for a neighbor, or meet some great volunteers at a food shelter? Share it via #GoodSpotting! The Case ...

Spur the Global Economy -- Stay Home and Make a Difference This Thanksgiving

Homa Sabet Tavangar | Posted 01.23.2012 | Impact
Homa Sabet Tavangar

My family has found a way to support the global economy by staying home and acquiring nothing -- with a game that's become a tradition.

For World Food Day And Beyond -- 5 Steps For Raising An Adventurous Eater

Homa Sabet Tavangar | Posted 12.18.2011 | Parents
Homa Sabet Tavangar

Sunday was World Food Day and for many parents, our daily food challenge might be more on the order of getting our little ones to eat broccoli. I've found some simple strategies that help raise awareness about the world and also can nurture more adventurous eaters.

Don't Know Melanne Verveer? Why you Should

Homa Sabet Tavangar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Homa Sabet Tavangar

Women stand at the center of every type of dramatic change occurring in the world today: whether it's coordinating relief in Japan, consolidating democracy in Egypt or running Facebook.

11 Most Generous Countries of 2010

AP | David Crary | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

NEW YORK -- Australia and New Zealand shared first place, and the United States tied for fifth, in a first-of-its kind survey ranking 153 nations on t...

Transparency in Global Giving: See Where the Good Goes

Peggy Conlon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Peggy Conlon

Whether it's due to the perception of inefficiency or corruption, people worry that the money they contribute to solve poverty and disease in developing countries is not spent wisely.

When Half Your Country Is About To Starve To Death

James Boyce | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
James Boyce

Right now, in Zimbabwe, a political and humanitarian tragedy, half the country is facing starvation. Not hunger, or shortage, but pure starvation.