The Fidelity® Charitable Gift Fund announced yesterday the results of a new study of charitable givers in America showing that women are playing a prominent role in their households and communities when it comes to philanthropy. Almost half of women surveyed say they have the … [Read more...] about High-Income Women Emerge As Most Sophisticated Of All Givers
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Non-profit organizations are established for a purpose and they generally have a “mission statement” that is approved and ratified by the board of directors. The mission statement establishes the rational for the organization and states in clear and concise language what the org … [Read more...] about A Public Issues Committee: One of the Added Values of Non-Profit Organization
My husband and I had dinner the other evening with friends at a local restaurant. We were seated, had a cocktail and looked over the menu. After a while the waiter arrived to tell us the night’s specials and take our order. I ordered first and the waiter then turned to the other w … [Read more...] about Lessons From a Waiter
by Maya Bernstein cross-posted at Huffington Post (Jumpstart) In a recent blog post, Marty Linsky, a leadership expert at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government, asked, "Will you reset or hunker down?" Will we will treat today's economic crisis as a "one-time thing," and … [Read more...] about Resetting – An Unprecedented Meeting of Philanthropists
American Jewish World Service (AJWS), an international development and human rights organization, has launched the Global Circle, a community of young professionals dedicated to supporting AJWS’s mission to alleviate poverty, hunger and disease in the developing world. The A … [Read more...] about AJWS Launches Global Circle for Young Professionals