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Philanthropic Tech Companies to Support

Tech companies have quickly grown into one of the largest sectors on the planet. Known for excessive spending and huge profit margins, it is is important to recognize those tech giants who are doing some good with all of the profits being raked in. After all, consumers are more likely to support a company that […]

The Science of Philanthropy

That giving makes us feel good is an undeniable truth. We love knowing that we have contributed to making a difference around the issues that are most important to us. If we are going to give our money away, however, it is only natural that we want our donations to be as beneficial as possible. […]

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An Overview of Philanthropic College Courses

When people think of philanthropists, they usually think of billionaires like Warren Buffett or Charlier Munger. But being a philanthropist is not about donating billions, or even millions. It’s about donating any amount of time or money to a worthy cause. Today, students in colleges across the United States are being taught how they can […]

Considerations When Donating to Developing Countries

The developing world is facing a number of problems. Poverty, famine and sickness seem to be persistent difficulties. Those who are of a charitable frame of mind want to reach out and help those who are in desperate situations. When donating to developing countries, it is important to keep several different factors in mind. These […]

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How Social Entrepreneurs Can Improve Their Philanthropic Efforts: Partnering with Financial Firms

Social entrepreneurs and financial firms each bring something to the table that the other needs. From their perspective, social entrepreneurs thrive on using their businesses to impact society in real and meaningful ways. Meanwhile, financial firms are adept at generating profits, but sometimes need additional guidance in making a more positive social impact. Working together […]

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5 Growing Technologies That Can Change the World

It seems that technology is changing our world on a daily basis. While that may be a slight exaggeration, it’s really not far from the truth. Here are just a few new innovations that are changing the way we live our lives. In Vitro Meat Vegans won’t eat any animal-based foods, while meat-eaters scoff at […]

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Tech Philanthropists to Know

The technology industry is one of the fastest growing sectors in the world. Each new day experiences new technological advancements, and the situation keeps getting better. For this reason, many of the richest people in the world are technology entrepreneurs. These billionaires have managed to earn a great deal of money from the industry and […]

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The Science of Giving and Happiness

The joy felt upon receiving a gift or having an act of kindness be directed towards you is truly exceptional. What many may consider even more enjoyable however, is being on the opposite end of this selfless act. Giving to others evokes a sense of happiness felt by both parties, making it a mutually beneficial […]

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How to Incorporate Charity in Your Travels

Traveling is something most people want to do at one point in their life. Whether you’re looking to backpack through Asia or take a Caribbean cruise, there are tons of exciting destinations for you to discover. But did you know you can help charities while you’re traveling? It’s true! There are quite a few ways […]

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Muhammad Yunus on Philanthropy and Social Conscience

Muhammad Yunus, founder of Grameen Bank and recipient of the 2006 Nobel Peace Prize, has an interesting take on philanthropy. His ideology can be summed up by this: poverty is created because poor people are not given the opportunity to bring themselves out of poverty. However, there is much more to his stance than first […]

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