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10 types of foundations

Did you know there are many types of foundations and each of them are set up to support different purposes. Give this article a read to find out ten of the many types of foundations. Arts Foundation Individual artist or … Continue Reading

9 things you need to know about impact investing

84% of millennials are interested in investing in sustainability focused companies that hold a tangible connection with their social values. Between 2014 and 2016, sustainable, responsible and impact investing spending grew by 33 %, increasing from $6.57 trillion in 2014 … Continue Reading

Top 10 fictional foundations that everyone would love to work for

Have you ever watched a film and wished that those fictional foundations are real and wish that you could be a part of that foundation? They are often too good to be true. Read this article to see our list … Continue Reading

7 reasons why Community Investments are awesome for your company

Getting your company involved in the community has many benefits, read this article to find out 7 reasons why it’s good to invest in your community. This will help improve your company’s growth as well as helping to boost your … Continue Reading

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 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, 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