This week in Philanthropy – week 37

Are you up to date with news within the philanthropy industry? Find the latest best picked Philanthropy news here to keep you up to date with the Philanthropy world. A MATH TEACHER PROVIDE FREE HELP WITH HOMEWORK TO 350,000 PUPILS … Continue Reading

10 inspirational philanthropy quotes

Have you ever wondered why foundations give opportunities to everyone in the community? Here are best 10 hand picked quotes to give you an idea behind the power of giving. John Rockefeller The best philanthropy is constantly in search of … Continue Reading

Grant management best practices for non profit

Think of funders as customers Since your mission needs to be sustainable and successful, you need to treat your funders like customers whilst you are negotiating with them.  By treating funders like customers, you will also build relationship with them. … Continue Reading

Traits that sponsorship managers should have

A sponsorship manager is somewhat a very interesting role to be in. Not only must you have a passion for the sponsorship activities itself, you must have an all round knowledge in many areas in order to be sponsoring the … Continue Reading

10 foundations whose funds go towards global economic development projects

An article consisting of lists of grantmakers whose aims are to make as many impacts for one purpose – giving opportunities to everyone. Have a read to see what each foundation’s missions are. Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation The foundation … 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

Optimy is attending the 2017 Swiss Foundation Symposium

With 13 000 foundations who have a capital of over 70 billion Swiss francs, it is safe to say that Switzerland knows a thing or two about philanthropy. This is why we are excited to announce that we will once … Continue Reading

How collaboration and partnerships can boost corporate sustainability

As Henry Ford used to say: “If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself.” A quote that has not lost any of its relevance, also when it comes to pushing an organisation’s corporate sustainability objectives. Companies … Continue ReadingContinue Reading

How Sponsors use the Paralympic Games to promote their Corporate Social Responsibility

The Olympic Games in Rio this year have seen some great sponsorship campaigns. Today is the official start of the Paralympics – yes, the Games are not over yet! – providing another great opportunity to sponsors. The Paralympic Movement and … Continue ReadingContinue Reading