Tag Archives: Philanthropy

A Movement to Stop Mass Jailing

This funder collaborative is creating a movement to stop mass jailing in Ohio. Continue reading

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Lessons Learned in Storytelling

I’m officially obsessed with storytelling. For more than a year now, I’ve been working with Get Storied, an advisory and training company dedicated to transformational storytelling. I recently had an opportunity to attend a live event we launched in San … Continue reading

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7 Ways to Save Yourself from Your Smartphone

Okay, be honest. Have you ever slept with your smartphone at your bedside? Checked your e-mail while waiting in line? Lost hours scanning news feeds on your Facebook or Twitter accounts? Don’t worry. You’re not alone. If you’re like most … Continue reading

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Share the Love: 10 Ways to Be Generous Today

On Valentine’s Day two years ago, Sasha Dicter started an accidental movement by setting one simple intention: to say YES to anyone who asked him to give. He called it Generosity Day. His idea was this: Let’s rebrand Valentine’s Day as a … Continue reading

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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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The Need to Know What Works

I’m honored to be the featured blogger this week at the Association of Small Foundations (ASF) Conference in San Francisco (#ASF12 on Twitter). More than 800 small-staffed foundations gathered to connect, share stories and learn to use their dollars, knowledge … Continue reading

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How to Be an Everyday Philanthropist

This is the second post in a summer series I’m calling “What Are You Reading? Wednesdays.” Every Wednesday in August, you’ll find a short review of thought-provoking books, articles and speeches about generosity, money, philanthropy and more.  ** “I am … Continue reading

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