Foundation Guide

A Tour of Our Global Community of Giving

Foundation Guide

A Tour of Our Global Community of Giving

 5 Predicted Trends in Philanthropy for 2016

5 Predicted Trends in Philanthropy for 2016

Billionaires pledging to give away their fortunes within their lifetimes. The rise in crowd-funded charities. The use of social media, and ‘viral’ content to raise money for charities and trusts. 2015 was a year for giving back and giving big…

 Celebrity Fundraisers Today

Celebrity Fundraisers Today

The life of a celebrity may seem like a merry-go-round of parties, red carpet events and luxury home and vacations. Many celebrities though, use their fame, influence and star power to raise funds and awareness for charitable organizations and foundations…

 Give It All Away

Give It All Away

On December1, Facebook founder, Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan, announced the birth of their first child with the news that they would be giving away 99% of their shares in Facebook during their lifetime, to charity. The couple…

 Building a Firm Foundation – Back to Basics

Building a Firm Foundation – Back to Basics

There is much written about popular foundations, the work they do and often the celebrity name behind the cause, but a foundation is more than a charity. It has a specific mandate and is regulated by the laws of the…

 How to Choose a Charity? Tips for Individuals

How to Choose a Charity? Tips for Individuals

How do donors ‘choose’ a charity? How much research do donors and sponsors do when trying to find a foundation or not-for-profit to bestow their gifts on? With a dazzling array of causes, many backed by celebrities, it can be…

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