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More than child's play: Engaging youth in philanthropy

Written By: Benita Aalto
March 19, 2012

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?

Celebrating the #spiritofgiving: Random acts of kindness brighten the Twitterverse

Written By: CharityVillage
December 19, 2011

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.

The Giving (R)evolution

Written By: Elisa Birnbaum
November 8, 2010

A profile of the event Toronto's Changing Face of Philanthropy.

I pledge: Making the most by giving it away

Written By: Elisa Birnbaum
August 23, 2010

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.

Fundraising Q&A: How to choose what charity to support

Written By: Cynthia J. Armour
January 25, 2010

This article offers information on how to research charities, especially through the Canada Revenue Agency.

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