Michael Jordan Makes Largest Individual Donation in Make-A-Wish history
February 15, 2023 at 12:22 pm

Basketball legend Michael Jordan proves that it is better to give than to receive by making a record-setting donation of $10 million to Make-A-Wish America in honor of his 60th birthday on Feb. 17. The gift is the largest from an individual in the organization's 43-year history.

Why Your Nonprofit Needs to Build a Community: 3 Ways to Do It Right
March 21, 2022 at 12:59 pm

So, you've been paying attention to the buzz about building a community, but you're not sure what that means for your nonprofit. Building a community is now essential to engage with your supporters, prospects, donors and more. Moreover, it’s what your nonprofit donors want to see.

The Legacy of Alex Trebek’s Philanthropy
October 12, 2021 at 12:19 pm

Alex Trebek and other celebrity nonprofit ambassadors can have a profound and lasting impact on the causes they choose to support. While not an easy relationship to cultivate, it can be well worth the effort. Here's how four nonprofits have benefited from the generosity of the late game show host and "Jeopardy!" guest hosts LeVar Burton and George Stephanopoulos.

Corporate Sponsors Team Up with Country Star for Disaster Relief Efforts
July 7, 2021 at 12:10 pm

Country superstar Alan Jackson wanted to raise money for tornado disaster relief that devastated his hometown, so he teamed up with two corporate sponsors for his first in-person concert in more than a year. The sold-out benefit concert, Where I Come From: Tornado Benefit Featuring Alan Jackson, raised a total of $2 million dollars for local relief efforts. It also was live streamed on Facebook and available to watch for a few additional days, reaching an additional 1 million fans worldwide for an additional fundraising impact... 

Prince Harry, Meghan Markle Request Charity Donations Over Wedding Gifts
April 11, 2018 at 12:10 pm

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are asking people who wish to send them a wedding gift to consider donating to one of several selected charities instead, Kensington Palace announced Monday. The seven chosen charities "represent a range of issues that they are passionate about," the Palace said in a statement, including women's empowerment, HIV, homelessness…

Oprah, Spielberg, Katzenberg Match Clooneys' $500K Donation to Parkland Gun Control March
February 23, 2018 at 10:01 am

Oprah is "joining forces" with George and Amal Clooney. So are Steven Spielberg and Jeffrey Katzenberg. After the Hollywood power couple announced Tuesday they will be marching and donating in support of student survivors of the Parkland, Fla. shooting rampage, Oprah, Spielberg and Katzenberg said they would match their contribution. In a statement from George Clooney provided to USA…