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6 Ways to Do Well by Doing Good

Being a leader nowadays is more than just turning in profits and attracting great talent.

How the Ice Bucket Challenge Exemplifies Viral-Marketing Serendipity

No one knew daring people to dump cold water on each other would go viral, so don't be afraid to try your crazy marketing idea.

Looking to Freeze Out Others, ALS Association Wants to Trademark the 'Ice Bucket Challenge'

If they succeed, the non-profit could use the registration to block other charities from capitalizing on the viral campaign.

Soon, Everyone in Silicon Valley Might Be Dousing Themselves in Ice Water

Tech execs including Mark Zuckerberg, Satya Nadella and Dick Costolo have each poured buckets of ice water over their heads in the name of wiping out ALS.

Orphaned and Homeless, How This Self-Taught Techie Founded a Multi-Million Dollar Empire

Jason Wolfe's leading e-tail venture, GiftCards.com, took shape while he was living in his car and teaching himself to code with books checked out of the library.

Contribute to the Greater Good by Taking These 3 Easy Initiatives

You don't have to do it all to make it worth the effort. Take these steps toward being a more socially-conscious entrepreneur.

Why the Right Board of Directors is Critical to Your Nonprofit's Success

Having a board of directors is required for all non-profits. Here's how to create one that will help your non-profit flourish.

The Tool Your Nonprofit Needs the Most

After your nonprofit is up and running, a strategic plan will help you keep it in business and moving forward.

CrowdRise, Ed Norton's Charitable Social Network, Raises $23 Million

CrowdRise, a for-profit site founded by the 'Fight Club' star that fuses social networking with charitable activism, raised $23 million in its latest fundraising round.

8 Steps to Take Before Opening the Doors of Your Nonprofit

Before you can start the hard word of raising money for your mission, there are a few things you need to put in place to help guarantee your nonprofit's success.

6 Fundraising Success Strategies For Your Nonprofit

Explore these six ways to generate money from individuals and groups in order to make your non-profit organization a success.

Your Nonprofit Needs These 5 Types of Donors

You've got to bring in the money if you want to achieve your mission. Here are five financial sources you should consider.

How to Make Giving a Part of Your Company Culture

Being generous with your profits is just as important as being thankful if you want to run your company correctly.

Why a Little Fear in a CEO's Day Can Be a Good Thing

Learning new skills and taking on new challenges can strengthen the leader and the organization

Richard Branson on Doing Good by Doing Good Business

Traditionally, business and charity have been thought to be mutually exclusive, but that divide is starting to dissolve.

Be Charitable, and Your Customers May Just Give Back to You

With the holidays behind us, many businesses stop their philanthropic efforts. This is a big mistake, as companies can continue to capitalize on charitable givings.

How You Give Back Provides Purpose to Your Personal Brand

A purpose should be a natural extension of your brand, whatever you decide it to be.

Melinda Gates on Using Technology to Make Meaningful Connections

At Mashable's Social Good Summit, Melinda Gates stressed the importance of using technology to make the world a better place.

Richard Branson on the Business Benefits of Volunteering

Getting employees involved in charity sporting events and volunteer work this spring is a great way to give back to the community and strengthen your team. Here's how Virgin's CEO does it.

How Charity Water Is Reinventing Giving

Former nightclub promoter Scott Harrison hopes to clean up the world's water supply and make charity cool.

4 Things to Consider Before Giving to Charity

When it comes to supporting a charity, it helps to be realistic.

3 Things to Consider Before Your Business Donates to Charity

It's the season of giving. But before you open your wallet, follow this checklist to make sure you get your money is put to the best use.

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