With $80,000 in prize money available to charitable causes, Eagle Rare Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey announced the leading nominees for its 2015 Rare Life Award. (PRWeb September 30, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/10/prweb12208576.htm

Self-made 'more likely to donate'

Self-made billionaires are more likely to pledge to donate a large portion of their wealth to charities than those who are heirs to family fortunes, according to new research.

Numbers Don't Lie: Celebrities Are Effective Messengers

Celebrities have been backing charitable and social causes for decades, frequently prompting critics and doubters to question the famous folks’ motives and who the true beneficiaries of their involvement are.

More than 200 volunteers from the New England Patriots and New England Revolution charitable foundations, UnitedHealthcare and Boston-area residents will team up to build a new pla

10 Things We Learned About Social Media Users' Charitable Habits

As the #IceBucketChallenge campaign showed us, social media can be a powerful medium for charitable organizations. However, the precise nature of the relationship between social good and platforms like Facebook and Twitter can often be unclear. Do social media users really absorb the message? Do people use activism on a social platform instead of actually donating money to a charitable cause …

Social Media Users Are More Charitable Than You Might Think

There's no doubt that social media has made it easier for charitable organizations and nonprofits to spread their messages. The major press release or fundraiser can now be simplified into a series of tweets or Facebook posts. Organizations can stay top of mind with their own pieces of social media real estate. But just how powerful can these social networks be for social good campaigns, and are …

Charity funding prompts discussion in Urbana

Urbana officials this year plan to give as much as $300,000 — nearly all of it local tax money — to charitable causes. URBANA — A relatively small gift from the city to two local nonprofits prompted a discussion on a larger issue this week as city council members continue to use public funds to support area charities. read more

Smithcorp-Charitable-Trust-donate-£5000-to-RNLI-lifeguards

Byline: RNLI lifeguards in the south west have received a helping hand from the Smithcorp Charitable Trust after they donated £5,000 to the charity. The money will be used to fund equipment and training for lifeguards in the south west. Page Content: The Smithcorp Charitable Trust is a branch-off charity from the SmithCorp group of companies, founded by the Smith brothers. The companies are …

Stop the Misuse of Philanthropy!

Lewis B. Cullman I want to call attention to little-known ploys in US philanthropy that rob our society of hundreds of millions of dollars earmarked for important charitable causes—leaving money stashed away in financial institutions and doing no good for anyone except money managers and other financial intermediaries.

(MENAFN – Muscat Daily) In line with its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programme and demonstrating its ongoing support towards charitable causes and the local community Ban…