Philanthropy

News and Articles About Philanthropy

How a NYC Nonprofit Is Working With Businesses to Make the World a Better Place

Strategic partnerships help a nonprofit erase education deficits.

Billionaire Sara Blakely Pledges to Give Away Half of Her Fortune

The Spanx founder is the first self-made female billionaire to sign Warren Buffett's Giving Pledge.

Startups Offer Aid After Boston Marathon Attack

From raising money to providing accommodations, entrepreneurs lend support to those impacted by the Boston Marathon bombings.

Lessons in Traditional PR. . . From a 14-Year-Old Philanthropist

How local and national publicity helped Julien Leitner, the 14-year-old founder of the Archimedes Alliance, spark change and move the world, $2 at a time.

Finding Zen in a Hectic City

Jason Franklin of Bolder Giving, a nonprofit that teaches people about philanthropy, heads to New York's Rubin Museum when he needs personal inspiration.

Richard Branson on Why Volunteer Work Is Important for Business Leaders

The famous entrepreneur and philanthropist on how a successful business can make a difference and make money.

9 Famous Entrepreneur Philanthropists

These big names in business are also among the most generous.

Serial Entrepreneur Gurbaksh Chahal Commits $1 Million to Stop Hate Crimes

The BeProud foundation launches with the support of Deepak Chopra, among other high-profile supporters.

Tony Hawk on Giving Back and Inspiring Change

The skateboard icon and entrepreneur shares the vision for his foundation, which donates millions to fund skateparks.

Impact Investing for the Rest of Us

You don't have to be Bill Gates to make a difference as a social entrepreneur. Here's how Ron Cordes is using the financial empire he built to help others.

Entrepreneur's Nonprofit Rolls Out a Nontraditional Shelter for the Homeless

EDAR offers mobile protection to give homeless people a roof as a low-cost alternative solution to a widespread community problem.

A Social Entrepreneur Helps Homeless Dogs

A restaurateur develops a line of clothing to help control the pet population.
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