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Five Notable Philanthropists

Five Notable Philanthropists

Money isn't always easy to get, but the world is a more generous place when we can all find the time and energy to spread the wealth. Charity alone isn't a solution to income inequality, but some of the richest among us are making the effort to dive headfirst into...

How to Virtually Volunteer Time

How to Virtually Volunteer Time

Volunteering is a great way to give back to the community by helping the less fortunate. Performing this selfless work has gotten a lot trickier over the last few months thanks to the coronavirus pandemic. Since gathering in large groups is not safe right now, some of...

Breaking Down Philanthropic Leadership

Breaking Down Philanthropic Leadership

When you ask someone what they think of when they hear the term “philanthropist” it’s common for them to imagine a wealthy successful business worker. The true definition of a philanthropist is a person who seeks to promote the welfare of others, especially by the...

How Can Entrepreneurs Help Their Community?

How Can Entrepreneurs Help Their Community?

Many business owners are based in a community they grew up in, and some in areas they relocated to. No matter where you are, you should always make it a point to be actively involved in your community. Whether someone comes in to buy your service or product or simply...

How to Plan a Successful Community Event

How to Plan a Successful Community Event

Community events are a great opportunity to raise awareness for a cause, bring the community together, and encourage others to let loose and experience another aspect of their town or city. However, if you’re the one planning the event down to the smallest of details,...

Finding the Right Charity to Support

Finding the Right Charity to Support

One of the most accurate signs of a good leader and overall human is the yearning to give back to the community in some shape or form. They understand that because of the various people in society, they are not able to enjoy a comfortable life. However, some may not...

How has Social Media Impacted Charity

How has Social Media Impacted Charity

Social media has changed so many aspects of our lives, and charity is no different. Via social media, organizations have new ways to market, and those who are willing to give can do so in more ways than ever before. For those who can't give financially, social media...

Four Great Ways to Donate Your Time

Four Great Ways to Donate Your Time

As a philanthropist, you’re doing your part to give back and change the lives of others in need. Many active philanthropists make monetary donations to charities and organizations they believe in. And while financial donations can go a long way in providing help to...

Becoming an Effective Philanthropist

Becoming an Effective Philanthropist

As a philanthropist, making monetary donations if often a common practice. However, for many active and effective philanthropists, their efforts exceed only monetary donations. When you give back to others, you’re fulfilling you life in a way that can’t be replaced....

Why Should You Get Involved in Your Local Community?

Why Should You Get Involved in Your Local Community?

If you are one of the many people who are feeling cut off from the societal affairs of everyday life, getting involved in your local community can get you back in touch. This eventual goal can be accomplished through volunteering, showing up at local events, or...