Internet.org: A Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing? Not So Fast

August 30, 2013–If you are one of the 2.7 billion people in the world with internet access, you may have read last week that Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg brought to life a website called Internet.org to announce the details of a new partnership among seven technology giants with the shared...

Charity, Prosperity, and the Industrial Complex

August 16, 2013–Peter Buffett’s New York Times Op-Ed piece “The Charitable-Industrial Complex” reads like the diary of an early explorer, a mix of insightful and simplistic observations of the new world he’s been thrust into as co-Chair of the NoVo Foundation: the wild ...

Corporate Giving: Charity or Good Business?

July 16, 2013—There are two basic models of corporate philanthropy. The charity model: write a check to a health clinic that fights AIDS or a school that focuses on educating girls, you’ve helped your community, you’re done. This approach is simple to do, and certainly a lot of good comes ...

The Three Roads to Building Volunteer Value

July 12, 2013 — In early 2012, Philanthropy New York began working with Reimagining Service to bring its core mission and principles to our members, a mix of traditional grantmakers and corporate philanthropists. As stated in the blog by Gail Gershon of Gap Inc., that initial session generated...

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