Article: More than child's play: Engaging youth in philanthropy
Published on 03/19/2012 12:00 AM
While the energy, connectivity (and media attention) a young activist can generate could be a boon to a nonprofit, the flip side is that many youth are equally content to be clicktivists, limiting their involvement to texting donations or "liking" a cause on Facebook. So how can your nonprofit work effectively with kids and youth? And should you even try?
Article: Celebrating the #spiritofgiving: Random acts of kindness brighten the Twitterverse
Published on 12/19/2011 12:00 AM
What better way to brighten the darkest days of winter than by celebrating random acts of kindness? To honour the holidays and combat winter gloom, CharityVillage® is running a Twitter campaign designed to bring smiles to communities everywhere.
Article: The Giving (R)evolution
Published on 11/08/2010 12:00 AM
A profile of the event Toronto's Changing Face of Philanthropy.
Article: I pledge: Making the most by giving it away
Published on 08/23/2010 12:00 AM
Thanks to a philanthropic campaign led by two of the world's most financially blessed — Warren Buffet and Bill Gates — dozens of billionaires pledged recently to give at least half their fortunes to charity. According to estimates by Forbes magazine, that basically means at least $150 billion could potentially be committed to a range of causes.
Article: Fundraising Q&A: How to choose what charity to support
Published on 01/25/2010 12:00 AM
This article offers information on how to research charities, especially through the Canada Revenue Agency.