News and Articles About Philanthropy

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

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.
Linda Kahler
The Boom Market for Niche Fitness Events
Entrepreneurs

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.
Margaret Littman
How to Run a Socially Responsible Business That's Not Phony
Growth Strategies

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.
Jay Deutsch
The Flip-Flops That Help Pay Medical Bills
Entrepreneurs

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.
Margaret Littman
How One Entrepreneur Overcame Unthinkable Tragedy
Entrepreneurs

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.
Jay Deutsch
Warren Buffett's Secret to Giving Away Billions
Leadership

Warren Buffett's Secret to Giving Away Billions

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

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.
Brian Patrick Eha
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Growth Strategies

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.
Lindsay LaVine
Entrepreneurs

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.
Gwen Moran
Meet the United Nations' New Resident Entrepreneur
Leadership

Meet the United Nations' New Resident Entrepreneur

Elizabeth Gore discusses the evolution of the group's strategy to partner with entrepreneurs.
Sarah J. Robbins
A New Dell Initiative Asks Women Entrepreneurs to Give Back
Leadership

A New Dell Initiative Asks Women Entrepreneurs to Give Back

The 'Pay it Forward' campaign aims to support one million aspiring women entrepreneurs by 2015.
Sarah J. Robbins
How a NYC Nonprofit Is Working With Businesses to Make the World a Better Place
Growth Strategies

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

Strategic partnerships help a nonprofit erase education deficits.
Jennifer Wang
Billionaire Sara Blakely Pledges to Give Away Half of Her Fortune
Leadership

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.
Jenna Goudreau
Startups Offer Aid After Boston Marathon Attack
Leadership

Startups Offer Aid After Boston Marathon Attack

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