Wednesday Highlights

Posted by laurelgerard on July 15, 2009

1. The Chronicle of Philanthropy is offering a transcript from an online discussion yesterday entitled, “How to Prepare for a Foundation Visit.” 

2. posted “10 Ways to Support Charity Through Social Media.” This piece is a list of ten ways that people can use social media to show their support for charities. 

3. The Charity Navigator Blog published a post entitled “Summer Concerts: New Ways of Giving Back.” This post discusses two charities that have grouped charitable giving and concerts: FreeFest and Tickets-for-Charity


Tickets-For-Charity Logo

4. Social Earth posted a piece entitled “G8 Pledge $20 Billion to Feed the Hungry.” The G8 summit approved a document to grant 20 millions dollars to small farmers in the next three years to reduce world hunger. 

G8 Leaders

5. The Philanthropy Journal made mention of an article posted by US News entitled “Why Young People are Starting Nonprofits.” This article concerns a recent Harvard grad who decided to start a nonprofit for girls known as Strong Women, Strong Girls.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: