Phil Hansen: Embrace the Shake

A few months ago we featured Phil Hansen's Ted Talk "Embrace the Shake" on our Facebook Page. Phil is an awesome artist and his message of using a limitation to drive creativity is a powerful one! Phil recently teamed up with the Rockefeller Foundation¬†to turn stories of philanthropy into a powerful work…

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Community Philanthropy: A Paradigm Shift

  The words "community philanthropy" are often associated with community foundations. These foundations are typically charged with awarding nonprofit organizations within communities ¬†grant money. These organizations are then charged with being fiscally responsible and using the money for community improvement.The work of community foundations is very noble, however, what's often left out…

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6 Ways to Get Involved in Your Community

The Giving Net's radio show guest, Anita Riley, challenged listeners to get involved in their communities through service. The list below provides 7 simple ways to get involved. 1. Support local businesses that give back to the community Businesses throughout the country realize the significance of serving the community. Their involvement in the…

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Volunteerism

Volunteerism is one of the most noble forms for public service. Volunteers can be found in the most remote areas of Peru to the urban areas of Brazil. You can find volunteers every Saturday coaching youth throughout the US, and throughout the week, you can find volunteers handeling the accounting for small…

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