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How Young Philanthropists Are Embracing and Changing Warren Buffett's Model of Giving | John G. Taft

How Young Philanthropists Are Embracing and Changing Warren Buffett’s Model of Giving | John G. Taft.

Asked at the Forbes Summit how he feels about “new school” social impact investing – that is, about investing in enterprises whose mission is to generate both a financial return and a social return — his response was: “I don’t believe you can solve for two variables at the same time.” 51 more words

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Prince Alwaleed Pledges His Wealth to Philanthropy -- RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, July 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

Prince Alwaleed Pledges His Wealth to Philanthropy — RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, July 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ —.

HRH Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz Alsaud, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Alwaleed Philanthropies, today announced his intention to donate all of his wealth to philanthropy over the coming years to help build a “ 54 more words

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Trends in Mega-Giving: An Infographic

On July 16, CCS and Indiana University’s Lilly School of Philanthropy hosted Perspectives on Philanthropy: Giving USA 2015 and Today’s Philanthropic Landscape. With over 130 non-profit leaders in attendance, we discussed the Giving USA 2015 report and the impact of mega-gifts in 2014.  33 more words

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The Charitable Planning Balancing Act | Philanthropy content from WealthManagement.com

The Charitable Planning Balancing Act | Philanthropy content from WealthManagement.com.

Robert F. Sharpe, Jr.  Trusts & Estates

Clients motivated by multiple considerations to make larger gifts, and charities that are increasingly interested in the present value of those gifts and the cash flow they provide, will present challenges to planners as they strive to help donors maintain or enhance their financial security while they also provide for a gift that the charitable recipient will value and recognize. 59 more words

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How to Disrupt Your Sales Funnel for Better Results

How to Disrupt Your Sales Funnel for Better Results.

1. Reimagine Your Ideal Customer

No business exists without its clients. However, every client won’t help build your business. 84 more words

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Former Facebook bad boy Sean Parker doing a whole lot of good - Yahoo News

Former Facebook bad boy Sean Parker doing a whole lot of good – Yahoo News.

Today, with a net worth of $2.6 billion, the serial entrepreneur is shifting his focus to his most personal and ambitious endeavor yet, the… 34 more words

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