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Looking For A Philanthropy Job? 20 Resources To Help You

When I was searching for my first foundation job, the CEO of a prominent family foundation told me: “Philanthropy is a closed world, but once you’re in, you’re in. Take any program officer job you are offered, even if it’s a different content area than what you are interested in. Once you are working at […]

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Updated Lists of Foundations, Staff and Board on Twitter

I’ve created new lists of: Grantmaking Foundations on Twitter and Foundation Staff and Board Members on Twitter These lists will make it incredibly easy for you to follow the funders on Twitter, and easier for me to update. Unfortunately, the format doesn’t allow me to post additional information, like foundation locations or job titles, which

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61 Foundation Staff and Board Members on Twitter

Below is a list of 61 individuals who work at grantmaking foundations or serve on foundation boards, and whose tweets include (but do not necessarily focus on) information about their foundations, nonprofits, and philanthropy.  This is an update to the 16 foundation staff who were originally listed on my “90 Foundations That Tweet” blog post

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130 Foundations That Tweet

As a new blogger, I was surprised by the popularity of my earlier post, “90 Foundations That Tweet.” That post was re-tweeted 58 times in 12 hours after I posted it on Twitter (after that I stopped counting), received over 5,400 blog hits the first week it posted, was analyzed for profile patterns by nonprofit

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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

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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

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