I'm putting aside $5,000 to spend on something community focused. I'd like to find a way to do some good or, at least, do something amusing, for my neighborhood. [more inside]
What would a culture that doesn't hate women look like? I'm looking for books, movies, works of fiction and non-fiction in various formats/media, and your own musings and imaginings. [more inside]
How can I find lists of wealthy individuals in my local area? [more inside]
I'm very curious to learn about people and organizations who are based there are making grants or scholarships to support local communities. Any leads or thoughts? [more inside]
Charity fundraising professionals: How do I compile a "cultivation plan" for a "seven figure prospect" for an academic institution?
Charity fundraising professionals: How do I compile a "cultivation plan" for a "seven figure prospect" for an academic institution? [more inside]
How can I be more consistent and organized with respect to my charitable donations? [more inside]
Let's assume Susan G. Komen has found an all-encompassing cure for [breast] cancer. Who owns the rights to the patent? [more inside]
Philanthropy: Is anyone aware of a non-profit organization that specifically focuses on U.S evangelical or fundamentalist-christian education or extremist Islam education (even better, grade school focused) its mission recognizing that the Christianity or Islam, in its perverted form(s), e.g., creationism, intolerance, senseless violence etc, is logically, from an educated standpoint, harmful to society. E.g., A reputable NP organization in whatever form committed to advocate against fundamentalist schools that teach silliness and harm children, likely an idea tank or direct advocacy program.
I'm trying to find out more about jobs in corporate philanthropy / corporate social responsibility. Help?
I'm trying to find out more about jobs in corporate philanthropy / corporate social responsibility. Help? [more inside]
How can I help the greatest number of people on the planet, by the greatest amount, per dollar? [more inside]
For a short story. Say a multi billionaire with an extreme science hobby horse (transhumanism, cryonics, cold fusion, etc.) wants to endow a professor of his favorite (border) subject at a mainline research uni like MIT or Stanford; how much money does he pay the university? [more inside]
Anyone know of a way to quantify (by region, nationally; individually, collectively; percentages, ballparks numbers, quotes, et cetera) how non-profit theatres are faring, say, from the past year year or two to now, in the pursuit of foundation money? Assiduous though my efforts have been, I need to put my to-date dismal efforts into perspective for myself and soon, methinks, for others. Thanks.
What's a good, trustworthy online charitable cause that I can donate to in $1 increments? [more inside]
Looking for the name of a classic short story about a person returning to their hometown and giving people gifts that unintentionally do more harm than good. [more inside]
How can I preserve Douglas Adams' typewriter for the ages? And more generally, how do museums handle item donations and loans? [more inside]
How do you find private / corporate funding for educational institutions? [more inside]
With all the charities/organizations in the world doing wonderful things, why isn't the world getting any better? Or is the developing world better off? [more inside]
How do I choose between two equally worthy charities to receive my donation? [more inside]
Help me help others from home. [more inside]
Generally it seems frowned upon to allow information about the extent to which someone supports charity enter the public sphere. What is the reason for this or if that is too obvious the origin of this belief? [more inside]
Where can I find a php developer to donate some time to a Peace Corps project? [more inside]
Where can Peace Corps volunteers go to find funding for projects that they want to carrying out? Volunteers aren't given very many resources to locate funding to initiate projects. Where can a volunteer go to find organizations or funding sources?
What's the most effective way to help Tsunami victims with a donation? CNN lists 25 groups willing to take a donation. How do you decide who to give to?
out of my depth: i'm on the holiday benefit planning committee of a local philanthropy which advocates for architectural preservation, on the silent auction and raffle subcommittee. tip, suggestions, approaches for getting businesses to donate goods for the auction? tips for getting people to bid? when you go to charity gigs, what do you like to see? [more inside]