Recent Charitable Acts Around The Country

Recent Charitable Acts Around The Country

Philanthropy is an ever thriving culture and there’s always news to be heard. Recently, several foundations have given gifts to many different groups around the world and I thought I’d highlight a few. Here are some recent acts of giving in the philanthropy community....
Tips For Being An Effective Philanthropist

Tips For Being An Effective Philanthropist

Being a philanthropist is a rewarding way to give back to those around you. As a philanthropist, you can use the resources you have at your disposal to help those in need in a multitude of ways. Sometimes though, it can feel as if your support isn’t going as far as...
Ways That Charitable Giving Has Changed Over the Years

Ways That Charitable Giving Has Changed Over the Years

Philanthropy officially started in the US around the time of the Civil War, when the concept of charity evolved from being a disconnected effort by religious groups into a more structured, modern business like the way it is today. This change occurred largely because...
Charity vs. Philanthropy

Charity vs. Philanthropy

Contrary to popular belief, the word charity is not the same as the term philanthropy. In today’s lexicon, people often use them interchangeably, but the truth is they have very different origins and meanings. The word charity comes from the Latin word Carus, meaning...