Social Entrepreneurship Has Unexpected Benefits for the Bottom Line

Call it entrepreneurial serendipity, but businesses that embrace worthy causes are finding charitable giving is a powerful brand enhancer.

Nominations Open for The 2014 Yahoo! Internet for Good Gold Standard Award

HONG KONG, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Nominations are now open for The 2014 Yahoo Internet for Good Gold Standard Award, which recognises excellence in the use of the internet in promoting charitable causes and community engagement across Asia Pacific.  Now in its third [ES1] year, the award is conducted in partnership between Yahoo and PublicAffairsAsia, the network for senior professionals …

K_Pavid published Bristol is one of the most charitable places in the UK

Bristol has sneaked into the top ten most charitable places in the UK.The list was put together by JustGiving, the online donation company, and they added up donations to charitable causes made through their site.Bedford come out on top, and Bristol came tenth.JustGiving put together donations from May 2013 to May 2014, by balancing the amount a town donated with the number of donors and its …

ModaVive Debuts Designer Vault Stocked With Style That Gives Back

New Buyers Choose Program Lets Shoppers Pick Causes They Care About & Shop Up To 90% Off Retail (PRWeb August 19, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/08/prweb12092355.htm

Robin Williams's death leads to spike in charitable donations

The death of beloved comedian Robin Williams has led to a surge in charitable donations around the world. The Oscar-winner, who is best known for his hilarious onscreen antics, was best known off-screen for his charitable work. Williams supported over 50 charities and causes, according to Look to the Stars, a database that lists the benevolent endeavours of celebrities.

Soaked for charity: Ice bucket challenges get cool

Ice bucket challenges and similar social media-powered stunts are raising awareness and money for charitable causes.

Greenpeace political advocacy 'charitable'

Greenpeace has won a long-running battle to have its political advocacy recognised as a charitable act.

Arts charity IdeasTap today launched ACCELERATOR, a commission-free crowdfunding platform for creative projects. ACCELERATOR is the brainchild of philanthropist Peter De Haan who has personally donated more than £20 million to charitable causes.

Are you an Unintentional Philanthropist?

We are a generous country. We give for a multitude of reasons to myriad causes.

Packers give quarter million dollar grant to Brown County Achievement

GREEN BAY, Wis. (WFRV) – The Green Bay Packers are offering a big hand to children in Brown County who are trying to get an education. Today, the Green Bay Packers foundation donated a $250,000 grant to Achieve Brown County. Achieve Brown County is a program that brings together a number of organizations and groups to improve the health, safety and education of kids in Brown County "This one …