Michigan's Friendship Circle is one of five runner-ups in the controversial Chase Community Giving Contest and will receive a $100,000 prize. Friendship Circle provides assistance and support to the families of children with special needs. The majority of their work with takes … [Read more...] about Friendship Circle Wins $100k in Chase Giving Contest
The global economic downturn has forced charities to be inventive in their quest to lock in long-term financial viability. Necessity being the mother of invention, non-profit relief agencies are turning to the corporate sector to forge social ventures with mutually beneficial … [Read more...] about New Trend in Charity: Public-Private Strategic Alliances
by Nathan Jeffay The staff at Yemin Orde Youth Village in northern Israel is delighted: It’s raining, and the children are getting drenched coming back from school. Many children in Israel’s residential facilities never experience a walk in the open air to or from school. … [Read more...] about Yemin Orde Youth Village Leads by Example
Not only was the field hospital established by the IDF in Port-au-Prince up and running quickly, it is one of the most advanced of its kind operating anywhere in the world. The hospital facility includes surgical facilities, a medical lab, pharmacy and x-ray and imaging center. … [Read more...] about The IDF Hospital, Most Advanced in Haiti
According to The Chronicle of Philanthropy, "Contributions continue to pour in for relief efforts in Haiti. Eight days after the massive earthquake struck, donors have contributed more than $305-million to 32 U.S. nonprofit groups. The pace of giving for Haiti is running ahead … [Read more...] about Is There a Downside to Giving On Impulse?