Tag Archives: Charity

Want to Know the Secrets to Grantwriting Success? Check Out this Free Book

  Back in March of this year, I listened to a Chronicle of Philanthropy teleseminar titled How to Create Successful Foundation Proposals. One of the speakers was Jana Jane Hexter, a heart-centered grantwriting professional who, over 15 years, has raised more than $28 … Continue reading

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Free Grant Money for Your Favorite Charity

I’m all about getting free money into the hands of people doing good work. Thanks to Katya Andreson’s Nonprofit Marketing Blog today, I found out about a contest that will do just that. The Chase Community Giving Grant helps local nonprofits win an equal … Continue reading

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Charitable Chocolate: Giving Just Got Sweeter

Something about the holidays makes me go chocolate crazy. I want it…all the time. I had about three months in early pregnancy where I couldn’t stand the thought of anything dark, milky or bittersweet, but now I’m back, baby. I’m … Continue reading

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Changing the World, One Laundry Load at a Time: 8 More Ways to Be Charitable, Everyday

First, I want to say a heartfelt Thank You to the 12,000 of you who read, commented, tweeted, re-posted or reached out to me about 16 Charitable Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day. I’m truly amazed and humbled by the overwhelming … Continue reading

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16 Charitable Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day

This Valentine’s Day, forget the wining and dining. Do something that matters. Like many people, I’ve had good Valentine’s Days and well, not so good. The not-so-good dates back to middle school, when I, like many of my classmates, anxiously … Continue reading

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Charity Meets Art & Action: A Street Photographer Takes the Prize

It’s no wonder the TED Prize got my attention. My husband’s name is – well, you guessed it – Theodore. Ted for short. If you’ve never heard of it, TED stands for Technology, Entertainment and Design. Each year, TED gives … Continue reading

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