Beyond Holiday Giving

Beyond Holiday Giving

The holidays are that time of the year when families get together, friends cherish their time with each other, and local communities pool resources to help those in need. According to the National Center for Charitable Statistics, almost half of those that responded...
How to Join a Nonprofit Board

How to Join a Nonprofit Board

There are infinite ways a person can make a difference in their community. They can pick up trash, donate, participate in fundraisers, and countless other items. Some chosen acts take more commitment than others. Such as joining a nonprofit board. Joining the board of...
Myths About Philanthropy

Myths About Philanthropy

There are hundreds of myths and misconceptions surrounding the concept of philanthropy. These misconceptions can discourage new donors from stepping up and making a difference. Or they could simply be obfuscating the truth of charitable giving. Here are some of the...
How to Be Smart with Your Donations

How to Be Smart with Your Donations

According to surveys, the average person wants to donate more – but they are unsure how to eke more out of their finances. Unfortunately, this is but one of many concerns when it comes to supporting charities. A run of less than ethical nonprofits has put heat...
The Benefits of Community Service

The Benefits of Community Service

Volunteer work and community service are the unsung heroes of the world. Through the actions of many, the world continues to spin, and the lives of everyone improves. The ultimate goal may differ, depending on the organization, but the simple truth is that they are...