Our generosity continues to be strong, and individual donors contributed over $280B to charitable causes in 2016. In times of political turmoil across the globe, international relations, national security, and immigration are top concerns for many. It can be difficult to plan a giving strategy, choose the right vehicle for giving, or understand the impact of our generosity. National security, immigration, and international economic development are some of the issues we will explore this week at Giving Compass.
We can start by understanding how to find a focus and develop a strategic approach to contributing our time, money, and talents. It’s also important to know what vehicles are available to help us execute on our plan. Below we offer two great pieces to start this journey towards better giving in these important issue areas.
The purpose of this paper is to explore and illuminate the range of vehicles through which charitable giving and philanthropy are practiced today on the global stage.
This is a comprehensive toolkit by Bridgespan is for donors who are getting serious about their generosity: ramping up, becoming more intentional and becoming more strategic.
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Learning and benchmarking are key steps towards becoming an impact giver. If you are interested in giving with impact on Impact Philanthropy take a look at these selections from Giving Compass.
Looking for a way to get involved?
Economic Dev is a fascinating topic, and others found these events, galas, conferences and volunteering opportunities aggregated by Giving Compass to be relevant for individuals with a passion for Economic Dev.
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If you are interested in Economic Dev, please see these relevant Issue Funds, Charitable Organizations or Projects where you can get involved.