Tag: Philanthropy

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How Water Pumps Could Provide Clean Energy

As the human population of the Earth increases by 83 million per year, the necessity of switching to clean, renewable sources of energy becomes ever more urgent. With fresh water arguably the most vital resource of all, desalination of seawater is necessary to meet growing demand. Given that desalination is an energy-intensive process, how can […]

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How Young Tech Donors are Changing Philanthropy

A $1.9 billion gift from Bill and Melinda Gates kicked off an increase in charitable giving by America’s top 50 most generous donors. The Philanthropy 50 incorporates the top 50 philanthropists in America, who according to estimates donated nearly $5.6 billion to non-profits in 2016. In recent years, charitable donations have been steadily increasing by […]

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The Digital Age of Corporate Giving

Businesses Benefit When They Are Generous Some people hold the thought in their head to this day that businesses can either be acting towards their bottom line or towards the good of the community, but not both at the same time. As a matter of fact, this was the prevailing wisdom for most of the […]

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Holiday Gifts That Give Back

The holidays are a time for kindness, generosity, and giving back to the community and the world. So often, these virtues are forgotten due to commercialism, capitalism, or a lack of time. If you find your schedule too overwhelmed to volunteer this holiday season, give back to the world by purchasing some of these items […]

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Silicon Valley’s Philanthropy Problem

The famed Silicon Valley is known as the hotspot of technological innovation, and the birthplace of some of the most groundbreaking pieces of technology the world has ever seen. Because of this, it is one of the wealthiest areas in the United States. With all this money, many of the city’s most affluent inventors, investors, […]

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Kiddom: Education Technology Helping Students

Technology in the classroom has been universally regarded as a top priority for parents, teachers, and the public school system for decades. The details of how exactly to achieve the best results, however, have been hard to come by. The iconic image of students sitting at rows of computers has been the traditional “go-to” symbol […]

How Philanthropic Innovations are Changing Charity

Individuals and organization who mediate donations have been finding lately that donors are being much more cautious when deciding just where they’d like to give their money. Rather than donating to general funds that seem to cover a blanket of causes (one where the final decision is made for your in terms of what your […]

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