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Common Philanthropy Myths: Debunked

Philanthropy has been around seemingly forever, but it is still shrouded in myths. The following are three of the most common myths that people believe about philanthropy and the process. Philanthropy is a transaction In 2018, more and more people believe that philanthropy is a transaction they can do from their computers. Non Profit Pro […]

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Mental Health Spotlight: Project Semicolon

Project Semicolon is a foundation based out of Colorado but has received worldwide attention. It is founded by Amy Bluel and is well known for being very inclusive of any religion, race or gender. Although this foundation is doing great work, it also comes with a tragic tale. History Project Semicolon was founded by Amy […]

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Mental Health Charities: Part One

Mental health is more important than ever. You want the dollars you donate to make a difference. How can you know which mental health charities to donate to? The following  organizations received high ratings for their extremely high levels of accountability and transparency for donors, how well they have sustained their programs, and the high […]

Medical Charity Spotlight: Free To Smile Foundation

Medical Charity Spotlight: Free To Smile Foundation

The Free to Smile Foundation was founded in 2008 and is based out of Columbus, Ohio. It is a fully functional year-round nonprofit organization formed by a group of individuals who care. Coming from a wide variety of backgrounds and ideals, their website lists that they all have one common vision: to enact real change. […]

How to Prepare to Give Blood

How to Prepare to Give Blood

Perhaps you are responding to a tragedy. Or perhaps your life has been touched by someone who needs a blood transfusion. Whatever the case, you have decided to give blood. Now it is critical to understand how to prepare for this undertaking. There are steps to take before, during and after donation to ensure success. […]

How to Start a Charity: Part Two

How to Start a Charity: Part Two

So you’ve developed your mission, built a board of directors and began fundraising for your charity. What next? It is now time to begin operations, advertise and be patient! Begin Operations It is highly recommended to have at least a year’s worth of operating funds before committing any cash outflow. You will need to be […]

How To Start a Charity

How to Start A Charity: Part One

So you are inspired to create a charity. That’s great! Charities help millions of people all over the world every single year. While a desire to start a charity is the first step, there are critical steps that must occur between the dream and the realization of creating your charity. The Balance says that just […]

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Can You Tell If A Charity Is Legitimate?

Because there is so much good in the world, individuals will do anything they can to take advantage of the goodwill of other people’s generosity. As Americans give their money to organizations in support of helping those in need, there are people who create imposter organizations that are intentionally designed to look like the real […]

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4 Free Charity Apps You Should Download On Your iPhone

Perhaps the news of late has left you feeling disheartened about the current state of society. There has been so much sadness as tragic events happen in one’s own community and across the world. Despite the disparity these trying times leave in their wake, they often create an uproar of positivity as others are inspired […]

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Give Back Without Spending Money

If you want to make a difference in the world, you don’t have to wait until you have a certain amount of money in your bank account. Charitable contributions do not have to be financial. There is often a misconception that develops around what it actually takes to support a charity. You can have a […]

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