6 Predictions for the Evolution of the Philanthropy Sector in 2019

6 Predictions for the Evolution of the Philanthropy Sector in 2019

The ways in which both prominent philanthropists and ordinary people donate has changed rapidly in the past few years. Moving into 2019, strategies and trends will continue to shift. Understanding the changes that will likely occur and the issues underlying the new approaches to giving can help nonprofits more effectively appeal to donors and help… Continue Reading

This Is What You Need to Know about the Recent Megadonor Collaboration on Ocean Conservation

This Is What You Need to Know about the Recent Megadonor Collaboration on Ocean Conservation

In the past decade, a number of megadonors have adopted ocean conservation as one of their flagship causes. Often, these individuals approach the issue with radically different ideas and philosophies. However, this situation is not necessarily a bad one, especially if different donors join forces to benefit from each other’s particular points of view. This… Continue Reading

Bloomberg Philanthropies US Mayors Challenge Chooses Nine Winners

Bloomberg Philanthropies US Mayors Challenge Chooses Nine Winners

Recently, Bloomberg Philanthropies awarded nine American cities $1 million each as part of its US Mayors Challenge. This money will help leaders in these cities implement innovative solutions to some of the most pressing issues facing American urban centers, including drug use, climate change, economic opportunity, and homelessness. The nine winners were announced at the… Continue Reading

What You Need to Know about the Loneliness Epidemic and Philanthropy

What You Need to Know about the Loneliness Epidemic and Philanthropy

One cause that does not receive a lot of attention from philanthropists is mental health. Under that umbrella, social isolation has emerged as a new focus of some donors, even if most of the larger grantmakers continue to ignore the issue. Researchers have accumulated a significant amount of data showing how much loneliness impacts health.… Continue Reading