Philanthropy, Voluntarism & Grantmaking, General/Other News

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Celebrating Medgar Evers\
Ryan Mack, a financial expert and commentator on Huffington Post, remembers Medgar Evers as a man of action. Mack lists down how Evers typified the phrase "civic engagement". He ponders the...more



Big Data Analysis: Engine to Economic Development?
Wired.com contributing writer and CEO of Panjiva, Josh Green, discusses how "Big Data" can be utilized as an engine for economic development. Since economic development has been often been...more

Goodwill Centre for Social Enterprise and the Environment
Goodwill Industries Ontario Great Lakes' latest investment, the Centre for Social Enterprise and the Environment, serves as a 'work platform' for up to 70 Goodwill clients in a number of...more

Charities Might Stifle the Voice of Passionate Employees on Social Media
Employees are often urged to keep separate personal and professional accounts on social media sites. But digital strategist, Debra Askanas, informs that it is an obsolete and "counterproductive...more

Volunteer Makes a Difference through Basketball Coaching
Kevin Sawyer, who has a passion for basketball, volunteers his time and efforts in coaching and connecting with players who have problems at school and at home. Sawyer has been a volunteer coach...more

Heinz Ownership Change Does Not Affect Philanthropy
H.J. Heinz Co. will have new ownership, but the change will have no effect on the Heinz Endowments. The Heinz family separated from the company decades ago in which the Endowments are results of the...more

District-wide Volunteer Day to Help the Homeless
Nearly 300 students from 36 high schools in L.A. participated in a district-wide volunteer day at shelters. The outreach event was run by Beyond the Bell, an after-school program of the Los...more

Homeless Hands That Help
The Ross County Men's Homeless Shelter introduces its Homeless Hands That Help work program to provide homeless men a chance to help in the community while earning money for themselves and a...more

FAAS Salutes Over 100 Volunteers on National Volunteer Week
Friends of the Alameda Animal Shelter (FAAS), a nonprofit 501 (c)(3) organization committed to caring for homeless pets in Alameda, gives thanks to its over 100 volunteer corps for their dedication...more






Social Entrepreneurship
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How Can Social Entrepreneurship Convert Into House Sales?


How Can Social Entrepreneurship Convert Into House Sales?

Giveback Homes, founded by Blake Andrews in August, is a network of real estate agents, home builders, mortgage brokers and interior designers. Each member shell out $50 monthly to get listed on Giveback Homes’ website and acquire marketing support.Donors can decide how much, and how often, they want to donate to a good cause.




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