Young Donors’ Attitudes to Giving
Among young philanthropists, the words "effectiveness" and "impact" circulate widely in talk about projects and organizations funded. With their sights on the environment and other global issues, they take a hands-on approach. But how clear are the differences between the priorities of young donors and those of their parents? To find out, Alliance magazine associate editor Andrew Milner spoke with young philanthropists from across the globe.
Not Part of Our Lives, But a Way of Life
The young leaders polled say they are more likely to be involved actively with the projects and organizations they support than their parents chose to be. For example, Lynn Zovighian, who is from Lebanon, said that for people of her generation, philanthropy is integral to their life choices.