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Trends in Private Foundation Investment 2008 - 2013

Trends in Private Foundation Investment 2008 – 2013 – Foundation Source Foundation Source.

Foundation Source, the nation’s largest provider of comprehensive services for private foundations, today released a new report looking exclusively at the investment behavior of private foundations with less than $50 million in assets. 96 more words

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Campaign Encourages Charity Donations, One YouTube Clip at a Time

Campaign Encourages Charity Donations, One YouTube Clip at a Time.

A video campaign launched Thursday urges viewers to give 0.7 percent of their income to charity, matching the proportion of gross national product the United Nations calls on countries to earmark for foreign aid. 

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Best Strategies for Disaster-Relief Giving - WSJ

Best Strategies for Disaster-Relief Giving – WSJ – WSJ.

“There’s a phenomenon in the disaster-philanthropy world known as pop-up organizations—organizations that pop up sometimes for good purposes, and sometimes not-so-good purposes, during and after a disaster,” says Robert Ottenhoff, president and chief executive of the Center for Disaster Philanthropy, a Washington, D.C.-based charity. 89 more words

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Susan Wojcicki on the Quite Possibly Paid Future of YouTube (Full Video) | Re/code

Susan Wojcicki on the Quite Possibly Paid Future of YouTube (Full Video) | Re/code.

YouTube is more mobile by the day; it’s getting 50 percent of its views from users on phones and tablets (a significant jump up from the previously issued stat of 40 percent). 60 more words

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Facebook Launches Ebola Charity Donation Button - ABC News

Facebook Launches Ebola Charity Donation Button – ABC News.

The social media company, working with the nonprofit NetHope, is also donating and deploying 100 satellite communication terminals to boost Internet and phone services to affected areas in West Africa, where the disease has killed nearly 5,000. 93 more words

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