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Michael Bloomberg: Philanthropy should 'embolden government' - Mike Allen - POLITICO

Michael Bloomberg: Philanthropy should ’embolden government’ – Mike Allen – POLITICO.

By MIKE ALLEN

Bloomberg adds that his 12 years as mayor of New York City gave him “a special appreciation for government’s ability to be a force for good and a catalyst for global change.” 63 more words

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Seth's Blog: The selfish truth about word of mouth (why referrals don't happen)

Seth’s Blog: The selfish truth about word of mouth (why referrals don’t happen).

Being really good is merely the first step. In order to earn word of mouth, you need to make it safe, fun and worthwhile to overcome the social hurdles to spread the word.

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Why You Want to Ask Major Donors for Online Challenge Gifts

A common phrase we hear while planning online giving days and discussing major donor involvement for challenges is “We don’t want to ask major donors about giving days, because it will interrupt our solicitation process…” 867 more words

Tim Cook plans to donate $800m fortune to charity before he dies | Technology | The Guardian

Tim Cook plans to donate $800m fortune to charity before he dies | Technology | The Guardian.

Tim Cook is planning to give away all of his near $800m fortune before he dies, the Apple boss said in a surprisingly frank interview, in which he also described his sexuality as a “yawner”. 34 more words

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After Steve Jobs, Apple Steps Up Giving - The Chronicle of Philanthropy

After Steve Jobs, Apple Steps Up Giving – The Chronicle of Philanthropy.

By Alex Daniels

Since co-founder Steve Jobs died in 2011, however, the tech giant has increased the profile of its giving under the leadership of its CEO, Tim Cook, who this week said he will give the majority of his personal wealth to charity, according to a… 38 more words

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