Philanthropy

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NFL Star Founds Fashion Brand for a Cause With Former TOMS Exec

Launched by this Philly Eagles tight-end, this online accessories line gives back.

Don't Let These 3 Myths Stop You From Launching a Cause-Marketing Campaign

Aligning your brand with a worthy cause you care about is brilliant marketing that feels very good.

Social Entrepreneurship Has Unexpected Benefits for the Bottom Line

Call it entrepreneurial serendipity, but businesses that embrace worthy causes are finding charitable giving is a powerful brand enhancer.

7 Lessons for Nonprofit Organizations From the Startup World

Organizations tackling social problems have taught entrepreneurs the importance of mission. Entrepreneurs know how to get stuff done.

5 Easy Ways to Make Philanthropy Part of Your Company Culture

Charitable organizations, large and small, need your time and expertise as much as your money.

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.

4 Ways to Rewire the Corporate Brain to Compete in the 21st Century

Companies are being pushed to be more collaborative and transparent and to embrace social responsibility.

Getting Employees to Volunteer and Give

Cultivating employee philanthropy can be good for your business. Here's how to make giving back a part of your culture.

Why It Is Important to Teach Girls About Entrepreneurship

The founder of Glamtrepreneur talks about instilling the business bug at an early age.

Why Doing Good for Others Does Good for Your Business

The sooner you incorporate social good into your business plan, the better.

How Social Franchising Is Bringing Jobs to the Developing World

The aid community is taking the efficiency and standardization of the franchise model any applying it toward philanthropic endeavors.

Corporate Social Responsibility Done Right: 5 Ways to Help Your Company Shine

Entrepreneurs can enlist employees, customers and other partners when it comes time to offer programs that give back to the community.

The 7 Most Fascinating Things Bill Gates Said in His Reddit Chat

During an open-forum Q&A hosted by Reddit, Bill Gates discussed philanthropy, business advice and even condom design in his first interview since stepping down as Microsoft's chairman.

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.

The Boom Market for Niche Fitness Events

Founded by former Seattle Seahawks offensive tackle Chris McIntosh, Dirty Girl obstacle-course events are running up big bucks.

How to Run a Socially Responsible Business That's Not Phony

Doing good just for the sake of saying you are won't help you run a more socially responsible business. Here are three key considerations.

The Flip-Flops That Help Pay Medical Bills

Hari Mari donates $3 from each pair of flip-flops they sell to hospital units that accept uninsured patients.

How One Entrepreneur Overcame Unthinkable Tragedy

It's how you pick up the pieces in the worst of times that reveal your company's true colors.

Warren Buffett's Secret to Giving Away Billions

The investing tycoon reveals how he gives away billions with great pleasure.

How to Be a Better Boss and 4 More Business Tips From the Week

Read the best tips of the week from Entrepreneur.com, from managing employees to avoiding a brand meltdown like Paula Deen's.

The Power of Giving Back: How Community Involvement Can Boost Your Bottom Line

Companies who value corporate social responsibility are well regarded by their customers, have improved employee morale, and may even experience a boost in sales.

4 Simple Actions to Lead a More Meaningful Life

Motivational speaker Dan Clark shares easy steps you can take to make your life more significant and fulfilling.

Meet the United Nations' New Resident Entrepreneur

Elizabeth Gore discusses the evolution of the group's strategy to partner with entrepreneurs.

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