As our community, state, country and the world grapple with the Coronavirus and its destructive ramifications on multiple fronts, I am drawn to the wisdom of one history’s greatest teachers.
Giving is in a tug-of-war between strategy and empathy, but the best kind of philanthropy is one that incorporates both.
The combination of massive wealth accumulation and the growing priority of doing good is creating a proliferation of charities addressing a diverse range of issues. In general, this phenomena is encouraging, but we are fooling ourselves if we believe that every charitable situation is overwhelmingly positive for all.
New approaches to persistent problems may evoke a new dawn for global education [...]
Philanthropy in the Classroom Degree programs are empowering a generation to take on [...]
Last summer we took the family trip of a lifetime – a safari to Kenya and the Dominican Republic of Congo. The benefit we gained from this journey far exceeded the wonderful pictures, captivating stories and extraordinary family bonding.
There are a great many strategies for effectively allocating your time and money, and each one deserves thoughtful consideration.
There will always be global issues and disasters to passionately support on a temporary and permanent basis, but they shouldn’t be at the exclusion of local demands. It is hard to fix the world if someone can’t first fix their own home.
The impulse to give can be a powerful force, but it's wasted without proper research and connections.
The following are just a few organizations whose innovative work I’ve found inspiring and thought provoking.