Warren Buffett Donates $2.9 Billion in Annual Stock Gift

I am always inspired by such tales of altruism. Although, of course, the vast majority of us cannot make a donation to this extent, it is nice to know that the titans of industry like Warren Buffet strive to make the world a better place and to make a difference anywhere they can. To read […]

Staying Motivated: Maintaining Positivity and Passion

I recently came across this wonderful article about how to stay motivated in the charity sector. With seemingly endless piles of paper and the constant pressure of budgetary stress, it can be easy to succumb to a skeptical attitude. Yet, negativity accomplishes nothing, aside from making things harder, anyway. Check out the piece here!

How to Avoid Scandal in the Wake of Grief

Vincent Chhabra, Charity, Scandal

In today’s day and age of internet visibility, scams are all too commonplace, even more so in regards to charities. By taking advantage of good intentions and altruistic actions, thieving organizations are able to capitalize on the misfortune and disability of others. It is for this reason that it is of the utmost significance to […]

Charity Trustees Are Getting More Involved

Charity Trustees Are Getting More Involved, Vincent Chhabra

In light of recent philanthropic scandals and the unsavory individuals responsible for them, there is increasing pressure to ensure charities are more transparent with respect to how they make use of donations. There is a push for trustees to become more involved with the organization. Now, while I certainly agree that trustees should be more […]

Coaching Charity to Success

Vincent Chhabra, Coach, Charity

While the benefits of philanthropy are widely documented and well known, that does not change the fact that there are many intangible, unquantifiable benefits as well. Perhaps the most significant of these intangibles is the idea of “coaching” within the charity sector. Yet, what even is coaching? Isn’t coaching the same thing as managing? Well, […]

Charity Option: Providing Jobs

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Charity is one of the most noble offerings an entity can present to someone in need. With our country, the United States being the most rich nation in history, there is plenty of charitable initiatives to help the less fortunate. But are these food stamps, checks, and temporary fixes enough to solve the problems many […]

Can the Giving Pledge Work Around the World?

Saudi Arabia's Prince Alwaleed bin Talala

The Giving Pledge is self described as “an effort to help address society’s most pressing problems by inviting the world’s wealthiest individuals and families to commit to giving more than half of their wealth to philanthropy or charitable causes either during their lifetime or in their will.” It was made public in 2010 by Bill […]