E-Philanthropy

Mastercard's Big Data for Good Initiative: Data Philanthropy on the Front Lines
August 11, 2017 at 10:43 am

Much has been written about big data initiatives and the efforts of market leaders to derive critical business insights faster. Less has been written about initiatives by some of these same firms to apply big data and analytics to a different set of issues, which are not solely focused on revenue growth or bottom line…

Rita Ora Doesn’t Hesitate to Jump in to Give Philanthropic Causes a Boost
August 9, 2017 at 9:38 pm

Rita Ora, the 26-year-old British pop star and fashion icon, is this year’s recipient of the Variety + H&M Conscious Award for her outstanding philanthropic work, but she’s been involved with charity organizations for years. Her most recent cause is the London Fire Relief Fund, a division of the British Red Cross that helps rehabilitate those who…

Penn State Philanthropy Campaign Ahead of Schedule in First Year
July 24, 2017 at 11:46 am

"A Greater Penn State” is proving to be pretty great so far. The university's five-year fundraising campaign has just closed out its first year. With 20 percent of the effort in the bag, officials say it is ahead of schedule. In fact, it has already eclipsed the $300 million raised in the 1986 to 1990…

Learning to Bridge a Generation Gap in Philanthropy
July 19, 2017 at 11:39 am

A decade ago, shortly before their daughter, Caitlin Heising, started her freshman year at Brown University, Liz Simons, a former teacher, and her husband, Mark Heising, the founder of an investment firm, established the Heising-Simons Foundation, a family philanthropy focused initially on education, climate and the physical sciences. “I’ve always asked a lot of questions…

12 ways to engage your zero-dollar fundraisers
July 6, 2017 at 3:07 pm

Much has been written about big data initiatives and the efforts of market leaders to derive critical business insights faster. Less has been written about initiatives by some of these same firms to apply big data and analytics to a different set of issues, which are not solely focused on revenue growth or bottom line […]

‘Godmother’ of Fashion Takes on a Philanthropic State of Mind
June 28, 2017 at 11:46 am

Does the name Diane von Furstenberg ring a bell? Most known for her elegant fashion designs and hefty price tags, the Belgium-born American fashion designer turned in her creative director role last year to Jonathan Saunders and is entering her next phase of life with a philanthropic state of mind...

Marketing Your NonProfit With Zero Budget
May 30, 2017 at 12:32 pm

Much has been written about big data initiatives and the efforts of market leaders to derive critical business insights faster. Less has been written about initiatives by some of these same firms to apply big data and analytics to a different set of issues, which are not solely focused on revenue growth or bottom line […]

Infographic: Habits of highly-motivated fundraisers.
May 11, 2017 at 2:48 pm

Much has been written about big data initiatives and the efforts of market leaders to derive critical business insights faster. Less has been written about initiatives by some of these same firms to apply big data and analytics to a different set of issues, which are not solely focused on revenue growth or bottom line […]

Storytelling That Gets More Donations
May 11, 2017 at 11:34 am

Much has been written about big data initiatives and the efforts of market leaders to derive critical business insights faster. Less has been written about initiatives by some of these same firms to apply big data and analytics to a different set of issues, which are not solely focused on revenue growth or bottom line […]

5 Organizations Redefining Philanthropy
May 2, 2017 at 1:05 am

We recently entered the fourth phase of the corporation. First, in the 1920s Alfred Sloan created the concept of the corporation with General Motors; second, in the 1950s Peter Drucker codified the discipline of management; third, in the 1980s Japanese introduced team and quality. And now we are in the fourth phase—the epoch of integrating…