Fundraise the Right Way

Fundraise the Right Way, Vincent Chhabra

Nonprofits are nearly always strapped for capital and pressed for time. Yet, despite dwindling resources and increasing stress, they must find time to improve donor contributions and raise awareness. Enter fundraising. Not only is it necessary, but it is an inherent aspect of philanthropy. Yet, regardless of the vital significance of fundraising, many charities fail […]

Apps for Altruism

Donate, Vincent Chhabra

Charity is often touted in mainstream media as something reserved for billionaire celebrities. Countless stories of immense amounts donated by the likes of Bill Gates and Matt Damon populate the airwaves and in turn cultivate this idea that philanthropy is something reserved for the ultra-wealthy. Absolutely not. Charity can and should be the duty of […]

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, […]

Top Tips For Being an Effective Philanthropist

Top Tips for Being An Effective Philanthropist by Vincent Chhabra

  At its heart, philanthropy is always about a cause, but it’s easy to lose sight of our own impact when we get too caught up in things like board meetings, your foundation’s agenda, and grantee applications. Here are several tips you can use to guarantee you stay on track and be as effective a philanthropist as you can. Remember, […]

Silicon Valley Leaps Into Action

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Big corporate disruptors have recently been increasing their intentions for giving to those less fortunate through a number of philanthropic mediums. One cause that is in dire need of support, and beginning to receive it from Silicon Valley is the migrant and refugee movement in the middle east. Google and Apple have both lead the […]

Family Business Philanthropy

Vincent Chhabra

After a Kennesaw State University and EY statistical study, some surprises realities have surfaced regarding a vast majority of family businesses. 81% of the largest family business in the world practice philanthropy regularly. The makeup of philanthropic focuses are almost divided 50/50 between charity giving and community service. Almost half of which have their own […]

Should a Nonprofit Be Profitable?

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When one thinks of an non profit, you don’t often think of there actually being a profit. It needs to be realized that a nonprofit is actually a business and not just volunteer work. You need actual revenue in order to keep your non profit viable and sustainability. Furthermore, your staff should also be compensated […]