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Philanthropy and Service

This website allows you to sift through numerous charities and nonprofits that align with your passions and values.

https://www.charitynavigator.org/

 

Giving is always hard if you don't believe you have enough to spare. Read this article to learn how to go from a scarcity mindset to an abundance mindset.

https://www.forbes.com/sites/carolinecastrillon/2020/07/12/5-ways-to-go-from-a-scarcity-to-abundance-mindset/?sh=6eb510341197

 

The Charities Aid Foundation is a wonderful resource that  It works with companies, private philanthropists, regular donors, fellow foundations, governments, charities and not-for-profit enterprises to enable them to give more.

https://www.cafonline.org/

 

The mission of Fidelity Charitable is to grow the American tradition of philanthropy by providing programs that make charitable giving accessible, simple, and effective.

https://www.fidelitycharitable.org/guidance/philanthropy/what-is-a-philanthropist.html

 

This document differentiates between service and charitable giving and offers several great ideas to do your part today!

https://www.alphasigmaalpha.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/ACTION_KIT_D.O.T._Days_service_vs.pdf

 

This resource will help you find what charity you can donate to and how you can help them.

https://www.glaucoma.org/involved/how-to-choose-a-charity-to-support-in-2017-and-2018.php?gclid=Cj0KCQiA3fiPBhCCARIsAFQ8QzViQS22T3iKuU1IM81Dq_JH-RcLCJLn8KUsDkbY7qE3qLC4ypS95wYaAgXSEALw_wcB

 

There are a large amount of rich and poor people in the world. This article breaks down the challenges and opportunities that arise because of this fact. 

https://www.worldbank.org/en/news/speech/2018/04/10/rich-and-poor-opportunities-and-challenges-in-an-age-of-disruption

 

Need more information about charities? This website breaks down what a charity is and how you can get involved. 

https://howcharitieswork.com/about-charities/what-is-a-charity/

 

This article breaks down what is at the heart of philanthropy and why it is important. 

https://www.contemplativemind.org/programs/philanthropy/hofp

 

10 reasons why philanthropy is important.

https://theimportantsite.com/10-reasons-why-philanthropy-is-important/

 

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints has always been a world leader in humanitarian aid to those in need. Use this site to give a donation that can make a difference!

https://philanthropies.churchofjesuschrist.org/

 

This resource will help you become a more informed and inspired philanthropist.

https://www.thebalancesmb.com/how-to-become-an-inspired-philanthropist-2501924

 

Anyone can be a philanthropist! Learn how to do your part here.

https://www.globalgiving.org/learn/listicle/how-to-be-a-philanthropist/

 

3 easy ways to be an everyday philanthropist. 

https://www.honeybook.com/risingtide/everyday-philanthropist

 

You don’t need large sums of money to be a philanthropist. Here’s how you can make a difference without money.

https://www.gofundme.com/c/blog/how-to-become-philanthropist

 

Build a habit of everyday philanthropy by following these simple tips.

https://bradandjulieduncan.com/everyday-philanthropy/

 

330 ways to make a difference in your home, community, and world at no cost.

https://philanthropynewsdigest.org/features/book-reviews/how-to-be-an-everyday-philanthropist

 

How to become a philanthropist even if you don’t have millions of dollars.

https://ofhsoupkitchen.org/how-to-become-a-philanthropist

 

Simple ways you can start helping others today.

https://genxfinance.com/everyday-philanthropy-simple-ways-you-can-start-helping-others-today/

 

This resource can help explain why it is important to give, the causes you can support, and outline several popular ways to contribute to those in need.

https://www.nycommunitytrust.org/i-am-a-philanthropist/

 

5 habits of effective philanthropists.

https://www.forbes.com/sites/jakehayman/2017/01/22/five-habits-of-philanthropists/?sh=5b98c7705c7c

 

6 questions to guide those who want to donate to charity.

https://www.bridgespan.org/insights/library/philanthropy/six-questions-to-more-effective-philanthropy

 

One of the simplest things you can do to make a difference is to serve others. Learn more about service here.

https://www.churchofjesuschrist.org/study/manual/gospel-topics/service?lang=eng

 

Many have said that the secret to happiness is service. Learn more about what that entails in this article. 

https://time.com/collection/guide-to-happiness/4070299/secret-to-happiness/

 

Here is a list of 30 of the best charities to donate to this year.

https://www.gofundme.com/c/blog/best-charities-to-donate-to

Here is a list of 30 of the best charities to donate to this year.

https://www.gofundme.com/c/blog/best-charities-to-donate-to

 

Not all charities are created equal. Here are some of the best and worst charities to donate to.

https://www.consumerreports.org/charities/best-charities-for-your-donations-a4066579102/

 

10 ways to give back to your community in the best way possible. 

https://www.inc.com/john-rampton/10-ways-to-give-back-to-your-community.html

 

Donating to charity isn’t the only way to give back. Here is a list of opportunities to do good in your community. 

https://www.salesforce.org/blog/10-ways-to-give-back-to-your-community/

 

Sometimes making a difference is as simple as getting involved. Here are 14 ways to get involved in your community. 

https://www.extraspace.com/blog/giving-back/ways-to-get-more-involved-in-your-community/

 

Serving others doesn’t have to be a chore. Try these 13 ways to bring fun into philanthropy.

https://www.huffpost.com/entry/hgtv-giving-back-to-community_n_3856387

 

How your business can give back to its community.

https://taxandbusinessonline.villanova.edu/blog/how-businesses-can-give-back-to-their-communities/

 

Community service ideas for kids to teach them why giving back matters. 

https://www.rootsofaction.com/community-service-ideas-for-youth/

 

7 ways companies can give back to the community.

https://www.inc.com/tanya-hall/seven-ways-companies-can-give-back-to-community.html

 

This article can help you establish your legacy by learning philanthropy from your elders. 

https://www.forbes.com/sites/russalanprince/2014/12/02/ultra-wealthy-inheritors-embrace-philanthropy/?sh=950737d699db

 

The most wealthy typically have the best philanthropic attitudes. Learn more here.

https://nonprofitquarterly.org/the-philanthropic-attitudes-of-the-ultra-wealthy-according-to-their-advisors/

 

Here are the top causes to which the ultra-wealthy frequently donate.

https://www.wealthx.com/top-philanthropic-causes-ultra-wealthy/

 

Read why when the ultra wealthy give, it is almost like starting a business. 

https://www.barrons.com/articles/when-the-ultra-wealthy-give-it-is-almost-like-starting-a-business-01550498525

 

Everyone can be a philanthropist. Here is how small movements can make a big difference. 

https://www.givelify.com/blog/everyone-can-be-philanthropist/

 

Interested in reading more about philanthropy? Here is a list of the 100 best philanthropy based books. 

https://bookauthority.org/books/best-philanthropy-books

 

Why Did Andrew Carnegie Donate Millions For Libraries? Read about it here.

https://sites.lib.jmu.edu/studio395/2018/12/06/why-did-andrew-carnegie-donate-millions-for-libraries/

 

Top 10 biggest philanthropists of all time and their donations.

https://managed-accounts-ir.com/10-biggest-philanthropists-of-all-time/

 

How to become a philanthropist.

https://www.wikihow.com/Become-a-Philanthropist

 

Here are some of the easiest ways to get into philanthropy.

https://borgenproject.org/get-philanthropy/

 

Think you can’t make a career out of philanthropy? Think again. Here are some tips on building a career in philanthropy.

https://www.epip.org/tips-on-building-a-career-in-philanthropy

 

What actually is philanthropy? And why is it important to achieving an equitable world? Learn about this topic here. 

https://www.globalcitizen.org/en/content/what-you-need-to-know-about-philanthropy/

 

Philanthropy’s ripple effect: Here's what happens when funders seed an entire field. 

https://nonprofitquarterly.org/philanthropys-ripple-effect-when-funders-seed-a-field/

 

The ripple effect of giving. Make a larger difference than you ever thought possible.

https://kfblaw.com/news/giving/#:~:text=The%20immediate%20ripple%20is%20felt%20by%20the%20person,growth%2C%20experience%20or%20maybe%20their%20own%20philanthropic%20endeavors.

 

Life Vest Inside - Kindness Boomerang - "One Day"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nwAYpLVyeFU

 

Making a difference in the world starts with yourself. 

https://nature-mentor.com/how-to-make-a-difference-in-the-world/

 

Fidelity Charitable is a one stop shop to learn the ins and outs of philanthropy. They can create a path for you, pinpoint potential giving destinations, and help you understand the impact you can make by participating in philanthropy. 

https://www.fidelitycharitable.org/guidance/philanthropy.html