8 Blogs to Stay up-to-date about Philanthropy

Philanthropy is growing rapidly and is continuously having to evolve to accommodate for this growth. It can sometimes be difficult to keep up with the latest news and changes. Due to this issue, we have compiled for you a list … Continue Reading

Experts for Optimy: Community Foundations and Funding Requests Management

Today we will hand it over to Vittoria Burton, Chairman of Fondazione di Comunità del Canavese and member of Assifero national council, the national membership association of Italian grant-making foundations and private institutional philanthropy. She will share her views on Community … Continue Reading

Experts for Optimy: Talking about Philanthropy, Technology and volunteerism 2.0

Today we will hand it over to Raffaella Pannuti, Chairman of the ANT Foundation Italy, one of the leading private organisations working in Italy in the field of palliative care and pain management. She will share her views on the … Continue Reading

5 future trends in philanthropy

Between October and December 2014, Forbes Insights conducted a survey among 400 individual philanthropists from Europe, Asia, the Middle East and the U.S. They surveyed them on three main themes: the amounts given, innovation and the effort invested to promote … Continue ReadingContinue Reading

Foundations and Grant–makers Striving to Alleviate Societal Challenges

Anthropologically humans are bound to unify one way or the other in the sake of shared interests and convenience. Unanimously, general goals are more easily achieved through group or social efforts. Societies, which have formed and continue to form and … Continue ReadingContinue Reading

Computer games, a new means to develop philanthropy?

An article from Ken Weber, Executive Director at Zynga.org, published in The Huffington Post gives a new interesting meaning of computer games as an interaction between consumers and the community of game developers. … Continue Reading

Rise of philanthropy in developing countries

An article published in the Guardian gives interesting details concerning the increasing interest in philanthropy by local businesses in developing countries. Indeed, according to a Global Philanthropy for Communications report, the number of community foundations, which is one type of … Continue ReadingContinue Reading

Two trends that can shape the future of philanthropy – 1st part

Philanthropy as part of business models … Continue Reading

UK needs more philanthropy

Philanthropy is about giving and investing money or other goods in charity. Carnegie, a Scottish/American philanthropist said: “A man who dies rich, dies in disgrace”. Philanthropy in the UK has grown and the UK became one of the most generous … Continue ReadingContinue Reading