Not all philanthropists are responsible for running a charity, but all those who successfully run charities should be considered philanthropists. Running a philanthropy is a huge undertaking and involves a lot of hard work; it really isn’t that different from running your own business.
Impact Philanthropy is a complex topic, and others found these selections from the Impact Giving archive from Giving Compass to be good resources.
Being the head of a charity can be incredibly rewarding, because you’re helping people gain better lives and showing others the importance of helping out those in need.
Here’s an inside look into what it’s like leading a philanthropy and what is required of a philanthropist each day:
- Plan new ways to raise funds
- Strategically use current resources
- Manage volunteers effectively
One of the most important parts of running a philanthropy is being responsible when it comes to making decisions and using resources; learn to be innovative instead of sticking with a routine.
Read the full article by Ari Monkarsh published on arimonkarsh.org.
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If you are interested in Impact Philanthropy, please see these relevant events, training, conferences or volunteering opportunities the Giving Compass team recommends.
Are you ready to give?
In addition to learning and connecting with others, taking action is a key step towards becoming an impact giver. If you are interested in giving with impact for Impact Philanthropy take a look at these Giving Funds, Charitable Organizations or Projects.