Foundation Guide

A Tour of Our Global Community of Giving

 The Australian Fires: How You Can Help

The Australian Fires: How You Can Help

Donating Money is Not the Only Way to Do Your Part So far, over 46 million acres of land has burned in Australia during the 2019 – 2020 bushfire season. Nearly 6,000 buildings have been destroyed of which over 2,800…

 Charity Is Not Just for Christmas Time

Charity Is Not Just for Christmas Time

Open Your Heart All Year Long Every year, the festive season stirs a range of emotions in us and because of this, charities give their biggest marketing push to drum up donations in the weeks leading up to Christmas time.…

 World AIDS Day Observances Around the Globe

World AIDS Day Observances Around the Globe

Raising Awareness of an Epidemic of Epic Proportions Every year on the 1st of December, government organizations, health officials, NGOs, and people all over the world observe World Aids Day by raising awareness of AIDS (Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome). AIDS is…

Martin Richard Foundation Donates $1 Million to Project 351

A Partnership Inspired by Peace The Martin Richard Foundation has made a commitment to donate $1 million to Project 351, a San Francisco-based non-profit organization that promotes youth leadership throughout Massachusetts. The generous grant is a reflection of the Martin…

 UNICEF Cryptocurrency Fund Announced

UNICEF Cryptocurrency Fund Announced

Is This the Future of Philanthropy? The United Nation’s charity for children, UNICEF, has announced that it would be accepting donations in bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. According to the announcement, the non-profit will store donations received in this format in…

 Celebrating the Day of the Girl with Malala Fund

Celebrating the Day of the Girl with Malala Fund

Focusing on Girl Power International Day of the Girl was created with the aim of having a day dedicated to acknowledging gender inequality around the world and highlighting the unique challenges faced by females so that action can be taken…

 Philanthropy Startups: Pitfalls and Progress

Philanthropy Startups: Pitfalls and Progress

Newly minted millionaires and billionaires looking to start foundations need to be aware of the many challenges that they will face when setting up a non-profit organization or foundation. According to Giving USA, philanthropic giving from foundations increased by 6%…