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Make No Mistake: Philanthropy Is About More Than Money

Reposted from PhilanthroFiles | Original Post: July 25, 2014 By Lauren Kotkin, Exponent Philanthropy What is the definition of “giving?” Has the term become synonymous with nothing but money – rather than giving of an individual’s time, talents and skills? And what about the word “philanthropy?” Has it, too, become indistinguishable from the giving of only money? Are philanthropy and giving just about money? ~e-Volunteerism, Volume …     Continue Reading »

What’s in Store at the Foundant Booth During the Exponent Philanthropy Conference?

Sorry, it’s not going to be that easy. We REALLY want this one to be a surprise! But we can tell you that you won’t want to miss celebrating Halloween with the Foundant crew this year! So, in preparation for the conference, we’d like to remind everyone of a couple of things. Some of the Bravest, Most Selfless People are Never Recognized.  We all know …     Continue Reading »

Are You Prepared for Philanthropy’s Common Transition Points?

Originally posted on Exponent Philanthropy’s, PhilanthroFiles | May 14, 2014 | By Hanh Le Your philanthropic journey is sure to be a remarkable one: often cyclical, rarely linear, and greatly shaped by your particular circumstances. Are you prepared to navigate the twists and turns that are sure to arise over time? Our nearly two decades of experience working with, listening to, and observing philanthropists with few …     Continue Reading »