Category Archives: youth philanthropy

90 Foundations That Tweet

This blog post was updated on October 15, 2009 – please read 130 Foundations That Tweet for a complete list! Below is a list of all the grantmaking foundations I’ve been able to find that are using Twitter. The list includes private, community, family, and corporate funders, as well as a few international foundations. I’ve also included 16 foundation staff who tweet – not necessarily as representatives of their foundations, but their posts often focus on philanthropy and nonprofits. I’m sure there are more out there, so if you notice a foundation or person who should be on the list please let me know! A brief description of how this list was compiled is at the end of the blog. … Continue reading 90 Foundations That Tweet

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How to Involve Young People in Philanthropy

There are many ways to engage young people in philanthropy. By cultivating an early interest in “giving back”, we have the power to inspire the next generation to become active, informed and generous members of society. The bottom line? It’s never too early to start – and never too late to make a real impact on how young people view the world!  Below are resources and information I have compiled to help you support the next generation in philanthropy. Strength in Numbers: A Growing Trend Toward Family Foundations It has been said that “charity begins at home” and today, there are more family foundations in the United States than at any other time in recent history. According to the Foundation … Continue reading How to Involve Young People in Philanthropy

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