Giving USA 2013 Reports Show Slow Comeback of Philanthropy Post-Recession


Based on the findings that have appeared in the 58th edition of "Giving USA: The Annual Report on Philanthropy", charitable donations are slowly rising amidst the cutbacks and recession.
The findings state that philanthropy is gaining momentum, although a bit more slowly following this past recession. The fast-rising charitable cause, as the report claims, is arts and culture. The report is published by the Giving USA Foundation.

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Bixi Bikes – A Lesson for Social Enterprises


Bixi Bikes – A Lesson for Social Enterprises

John Brothers, Principal of Quidoo Consulting, writes about the Montreal-based company Bixi who are mostly known for its Bixi Bikes. Just recently, Bixi filed for bankruptcy protection. The reason? Bixi is in major financial distress and its bikes have proven to be too “expensive to build, operate and maintain”.


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