[Reviews] 2 Social Good Books For Your Bookshelf

I recently received two books about philanthropy: Successful Philanthropy: How to Make a Life By What You Give (now in paperback) and The Rotary Book of Readings: Inspiration to Change the World both published by Hatherleigh Press. They are quick reads that promote inspiration and encouragement for those who give. Successful Philanthropy by Jean Shafiroff…

International Day of Charity: 5 Ways To Improve Your Charity Online

September 5th is the International Day of Charity. Declared by the United Nations, this day coincides with the anniversary of the death of Mother Teresa. The idea is to promote goodwill all around the world. Here are 5 ways how the internet can boost your generosity. 1.Collect The Information Online: When starting a charity, you should…

The 3 stages of Giving: Deference, Arrogance and Inquiry

Great minds don’t always think alike. Lightspring/Shutterstock.com Jennifer A. Jones, University of Florida If you had US$1 million to give to charities aiming to eradicate poverty, how would you do it? Would you support a soup kitchen? A financial literacy program? Educational scholarships? Organizations pressing for policy changes? I worked for nonprofits for many years…