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1. PHILANTHROPY 2173 | The future of good

PHILANTHROPY 2173 | The future of good About Blog This is a blog about the future. The year 2173 seems sufficiently far enough in the future to give us some perspective. As sure as we are of ourselves now, talking about the future - and making philanthropic investments - requires that we keep a sense of modesty and humor about what we are doing. Philanthropy is for the long-term - for the year 2173.
Frequency about 1 post per month.
Since Jul 2002
Blog philanthropy.blogspot.com
Facebook fans n/a. Twitter followers n/a.

2. The Center for Effective Philanthropy Blog

The Center for Effective Philanthropy BlogCambridge and San Francisco About Blog For more than a decade, CEP has led the movement to improve philanthropy through a powerful combination of dispassionate analysis and a passionate commitment to improving lives. Today, more than 300 foundations and philanthropic entities have used CEP's assessments to gather honest feedback from their stakeholders in an effort to learn how to be even more effective. Foundation leaders, trustees, and staff, as well as major donors and philanthropic advisors, have come to rely on our research.
Frequency about 1 post per week.
Blog cep.org/blog
Facebook fans n/a. Twitter followers 22,724.

3. Philanthropy News Digest | A service of Foundation Center

Philanthropy News Digest | A service of Foundation CenterNew York, NY About Blog Philanthropy News Digest (PND) a daily news service of the Foundation Center, is a compendium, in digest form, of philanthropy-related articles and features culled from print and electronic media outlets nationwide. Published daily, PND news items summarize the contents of original articles, press or news releases, and/or grantmaker communications.
Frequency about 28 posts per week.
Since Sep 2007
Blog philanthropynewsdigest.org/news
Facebook fans n/a. Twitter followers 52,794.

4. New Philanthropy Capital Blog

New Philanthropy Capital BlogPark Street, SE1 About Blog New Philanthropy Capital (NPC) is a consultancy and think tank that occupies a unique position between charities and funders, helping them achieve the greatest impact. We work with charities, professional advisors and funders, including foundations, individuals and families, government bodies and corporate funders. We help by offering strategic advice, grant-making support and bespoke research, and design evaluation frameworks and tools to collect and analyse data on impact measurement.
Frequency about 1 post per month.
Since Dec 2009
Blog thinknpc.org/blog
Facebook fans 1,004. Twitter followers 22,086.

5. The Chronicle of Philanthropy

The Chronicle of PhilanthropyWashington, D.C. About Blog The Chronicle of Philanthropy is an independent news organization that has been serving leaders, fundraisers, grant makers, and others involved in the philanthropic enterprise for more than 25 years. Serving nonprofit leaders, fundraisers, grant makers, and others involved in the philanthropic enterprise with news, advice, resources, and listings of career opportunities.
Frequency about 19 posts per week.
Blog philanthropy.com
Facebook fans 42,191. Twitter followers 211,237.

6. Fpmagazine | Fundraising & Philanthropy Australasia Magazine

Fpmagazine | Fundraising & Philanthropy Australasia MagazineNewcastle, New South Wales About Blog Created for managers and executives in the nonprofit sector working in fundraising, marketing, communications, philanthropic and leadership roles, F&P is regarded by many as an invaluable resource. Between its covers, you will find commentary and analysis on issues and emerging trends, fundraising case studies, giving news, professional development opportunities, best practice guidelines, strategy and management along with profiles on philanthropists and other significant people in the sector.
Frequency about 4 posts per week.
Also in Fundraising Blogs
Blog fpmagazine.com.au
Facebook fans n/a. Twitter followers 499.

7. National Center for Family Philanthropy Blog

National Center for Family Philanthropy BlogWashington, DC About Blog The National Center for Family Philanthropy is the only nonprofit resource dedicated exclusively to families who give and those that work with them. NCFP provides research, expertise and learning opportunities to inspire our national network of giving families every step of the way on their philanthropic journey. Families learn how to transform their values into effective giving to achieve a positive and enduring impact on the communities they serve.
Frequency about 3 posts per month.
Since Apr 2004
Blog ncfp.org/blog
Facebook fans 611. Twitter followers 10,117.

8. Philanthropy Women | A Home for News and Conversation on Women Donors

Philanthropy Women | A Home for News and Conversation on Women DonorsRhode Island About Blog Philanthropy Women is an online resource for women donors and their allies. We cover news, research, strategy and events related to funding for women and girls, grants for women and girls and gender equality philanthropy.
Frequency about 3 posts per week.
Since Mar 2016
Blog philanthropywomen.org
Facebook fans 339. Twitter followers 5,554.

9. National Committee For Responsive Philanthropy | Keeping a close eye on philanthropy Blog

National Committee For Responsive Philanthropy | Keeping a close eye on philanthropy BlogWashington, D.C. About Blog NCRP promotes philanthropy that serves the public good, is responsive to people and communities with the least wealth and opportunity, and is held accountable to the highest standards of integrity and openness. We believe philanthropy at its best serves the public good, not private interests; employs grant making practices that most effectively help nonprofits achieve their mission; and strengthens democracy by responding to the needs of those with the least wealth and opportunity.
Frequency about 3 posts per month.
Since Mar 2014
Blog ncrp.org/blog
Facebook fans 3,810. Twitter followers 23,988.

10. The Open Philanthropy Project Blog

The Open Philanthropy Project BlogSan Francisco, California, United States About Blog How can we accomplish as much good as possible with our giving? The Open Philanthropy Project has a mission to learn how to give as effectively as we can and share our findings openly so that anyone can build on our work. Subscribe the blog and never miss an update from The Open Philanthropy Project.
Frequency about 1 post per month.
Since Sep 2011
Also in Effective Altruism Blogs
Blog openphilanthropy.org/blog
Facebook fans 2,447. Twitter followers 5,462.

11. The Philanthropic Initiative | Deep Social Impact Blog

The Philanthropic Initiative | Deep Social Impact Blog Boston, MA About Blog The Philanthropic Initiative (TPI) helps companies, foundations, families and individuals find innovative ways to maximize the impact of their giving. We are a philanthropic advisory firm that believes lasting impact starts with strategic thinking. We work with new and experienced philanthropists around the world. Our clients include major companies, leading foundations, and influential families and individuals who are eager to make their mark.
Frequency about 1 post per month.
Since May 2010
Blog tpi.org/blog
Facebook fans n/a. Twitter followers 2,716.

12. Putnam Consulting Group | Confident Giving Dramatic Return | Philanthropy 411 Blog

Putnam Consulting Group | Confident Giving Dramatic Return | Philanthropy 411 BlogCleveland and San Francisco About Blog Putnam Consulting Group provides a full range of advising and consulting services to help philanthropists achieve dramatic results with confidence and clarity. Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, we are privileged to serve grant making teams and foundation leadership across the globe.
Frequency about 2 posts per month.
Since Feb 2009
Blog putnam-consulting.com/catego..
Facebook fans 47,857. Twitter followers 17,638.

13. Nonprofit Quarterly | Innovative thinking for the nonprofit sector | Philanthropy

Nonprofit Quarterly | Innovative thinking for the nonprofit sector | PhilanthropyBoston, MA About Blog The Nonprofit Quarterly (NPQ) is an independent nonprofit news organization that has been serving nonprofit leaders, charitable foundations, educators, independent activists, and others involved in the civil sector for more than fifteen years. Follow to keep up with Investigative journalism for non profit organizations on philanthropy, fundraising, governance and policy.
Frequency about 6 posts per week.
Blog nonprofitquarterly.org/categ..
Facebook fans 27,609. Twitter followers 124,930.

14. Fluxx | Igniting your mission | Philanthropy and nonprofit technology news

Fluxx | Igniting your mission | Philanthropy and nonprofit technology newsSan Francisco, CA About Blog Our mission is more than just developing the best grant management software - though we take that very seriously. It's also about enabling a transparent, accessible, and more connected ecosystem for all funders and impact investors. Take your grantmaking to new heights with Fluxx's robust automation, key integrations, and versatile reporting for grants, investments, employee giving, contracts, and more.
Frequency about 3 posts per month.
Since Jun 2014
Blog blog.fluxx.io
Facebook fans 1,135. Twitter followers 1,945.

15. Emerging Practitioners in Philanthropy Blog

Emerging Practitioners in Philanthropy BlogUSA About Blog Emerging Practitioners in Philanthropy (EPIP) is a national network of foundation professionals and other change makers who strive for excellence in the practice of philanthropy. EPIP's mission is to empower emerging leaders and elevate philanthropic practice in order to build a more just, equitable and sustainable world.
Frequency about 1 post per month.
Since Nov 2010
Blog epip.org/blog
Facebook fans 3,345. Twitter followers 3,712.

16. Philanthropy New Zealand

Philanthropy New ZealandNew Zealand About Blog Philanthropy New Zealand is the peak body representing and supporting philanthropy and grantmaking in Aotearoa New Zealand. Our members include trusts, foundations, community groups, individuals, investors, local government and iwi. As the hub of philanthropy in New Zealand, we facilitate collaboration and offer practical guidance for anyone with an interest in giving to make the world a better place.
Frequency about 2 posts per month.
Since Jul 2015
Blog philanthropy.org.nz/news
Facebook fans 1,903. Twitter followers 1,374.

17. Philanthropy | Reddit

Philanthropy | RedditSan Francisco, CA About Blog Welcome to Reddit page of Philanthropy. Follow to keep up with Discussions & articles about philanthropy, non-profit development, smart giving, fundraising, and all related topics.
Frequency about 3 posts per week.
Blog reddit.com/r/Philanthropy
Facebook fans 1,297,766. Twitter followers 640,827.

18. University of Pennsylvania | Center for High Impact Philanthropy Blog

 University of Pennsylvania | Center for High Impact Philanthropy BlogPhiladelphia, PA About Blog The Center for High Impact Philanthropy (CHIP) is the only university-based center with a singular focus on enabling philanthropy to achieve greater social impact. Its multi-disciplinary team is at the vanguard of providing rigorous, balanced, and actionable guidance to funders worldwide. Through public information, education, and advisory services, we help donors do more good
Frequency about 1 post per month.
Since Jan 2013
Blog impact.upenn.edu/category/blogs
Facebook fans 2,118. Twitter followers 7,837.

19. Mays Business School | Strategic Philanthropy Blog

Mays Business School | Strategic Philanthropy BlogCollege Station, TX About Blog At Texas A&M University's Mays Business School, we step up to advance the world's prosperity. Our mission is to be a vibrant learning organization that creates impactful knowledge and develops transformational leaders. Mays Business School's vision is to advance the world's prosperity.
Frequency about 1 post per month.
Since Feb 2016
Blog mays.tamu.edu/strategic-phil..
Facebook fans 19,481. Twitter followers 14,759.

20. JustGiving Blog

JustGiving BlogAbout Blog A blog for charities and professionals on digital fundraising. Read inspiring stories, insights, tips and tools on using digital to reach more supporters and raise more for your cause. We help amazing people like you raise more money for the causes you care about.
Frequency about 2 posts per week.
Blog blog.justgiving.com
Facebook fans 270,074. Twitter followers 3,753.

21. Shareable

Shareable About Blog Shareable is a nonprofit media outlet and action network that empowers people to share for a more resilient, equitable, and joyful world. We inspire social change by publishing stories, analysis, and tools in collaboration with our global partners.
Frequency about 4 posts per week.
Blog shareable.net
Facebook fans 48,353. Twitter followers 29,654.

22. Council on Foundations

Council on FoundationsArlington, VA About Blog An active philanthropic network, the Council on Foundations, founded in 1949, is a nonprofit leadership association of grant making foundations and corporations. It provides the opportunity, leadership, and tools needed by philanthropic organizations to expand, enhance and sustain their ability to advance the common good. The Council empowers professionals in philanthropy to meet today's toughest challenges and advances a culture of charitable giving in the U.S. and globally.
Frequency about 2 posts per week.
Since Jun 2011
Blog cof.org/blogs
Facebook fans 9,790. Twitter followers 58,483.

23. DonorSearch Blog

DonorSearch BlogMarriottsville, Maryland About Blog DonorSearch is a leading provider of prospect research to nonprofits of all types, including charities, healthcare organizations, fraternities/sororities, religious organizations and educators. DonorSearch.net provides nonprofits with the best giving and wealth databases publicly available through ProspectView. Based off former major gift work experience, DonorSearch understands what it means to have actionable and accurate data that will actually enhance a development officer's work.
Frequency about 3 posts per month.
Since Dec 2014
Blog donorsearch.net/blog
Facebook fans 429. Twitter followers 1,404.

24. eJewish Philanthropy | Your Jewish Philanthropy Resource

eJewish Philanthropy | Your Jewish Philanthropy ResourceAbout Blog eJewish Philanthropy highlights news, resources and thought pieces on issues facing our Jewish philanthropic world in order to create dialogue and advance the conversation. Striving to provide all our visitors with sustained access to external resources, we serve as an instant publishing channel highlighting the latest happenings in the world of Jewish philanthropy.
Frequency about 13 posts per week.
Since Nov 2007
Blog ejewishphilanthropy.com
Facebook fans 8,122. Twitter followers 16,662.

25. Nonprofit Law Blog

Nonprofit Law BlogSan Francisco About Blog The NEO Law Group believes that healthy nonprofits are more effective at creating positive change. We help create and maintain legally compliant nonprofits that have strong foundations on which to build great programs. And we provide practical and affordable counsel, giving leaders reassurance and confidence to best further their valuable missions.
Frequency about 2 posts per week.
Also in Nonprofit Blogs
Blog nonprofitlawblog.com
Facebook fans 4,021. Twitter followers 4,814.

26. Causecast | Employee Engagement & Community Impact | Blog

Causecast | Employee Engagement & Community Impact | BlogLos Angeles, CA About Blog Causecast provides giving and volunteering technology solutions that help companies reach the highest levels of employee engagement and social impact. Learn how to engage employees, fuel business growth and drive positive social change through high-impact employee-led charitable giving and volunteering programs.
Frequency about 1 post per month.
Since Oct 2011
Also in Employee Engagement Blogs
Blog causecast.com/blog
Facebook fans 3,790. Twitter followers 17,076.

27. Vanguard Charitable | Giving Matters | Philanthropy Blog

Vanguard Charitable | Giving Matters | Philanthropy Blog About Blog Vanguard Charitable is a leading U.S. nonprofit organization that fulfills its mission to increase philanthropic giving by administering a donor-advised fund a tax-effective way to consolidate, accrue, and grant assets to charity. Our philanthropic accounts offer donors a flexible and convenient way to give and, ultimately, help them make a greater charitable impact.
Frequency about 1 post per month.
Since Apr 2013
Blog vanguardcharitable.org/blog
Facebook fans n/a. Twitter followers n/a.

28. Philanthropy Northwest

Philanthropy Northwest About Blog Philanthropy Northwest is the network for philanthropists of all types who are committed to Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington and Wyoming. We promote, facilitate and drive collaborative action by community investors to build resilient, equitable and inclusive communities.
Frequency about 3 posts per month.
Since Apr 2013
Blog philanthropynw.org/news
Facebook fans 3,452. Twitter followers 6,294.

29. NPT Trust | The Philanthropist

NPT Trust | The Philanthropist Jenkintown, PA About Blog National Philanthropic Trust is a public charity dedicated to increasing philanthropy in society. NPT provides philanthropic expertise to donors, foundations and financial institutions, enabling them to realize their philanthropic aspirations through the use of donor-advised funds and supporting organizations.
Frequency about 1 post per month.
Since Mar 2011
Blog nptrust.org/philanthropist
Facebook fans 208. Twitter followers 3,598.

30. Clairification | Your pathway to passionate Philanthropy

Clairification | Your pathway to passionate PhilanthropyAbout Blog Welcome to Clairification. Join me on the pathway to passionate philanthropy, not forgettable fundraising. A journey, not a destination. I'll be your guide, so you can be your donor's.
Frequency about 2 posts per week.
Blog clairification.com
Facebook fans n/a. Twitter followers 6,631.

31. CHOC Children's | Philanthropy Blog

CHOC Children's | Philanthropy Blog Orange, CA About Blog CHOC Children's is exclusively committed to the health and well being of children through clinical expertise, advocacy, outreach and research that brings advanced treatment to our patients.
Frequency about 1 post per month.
Since Jul 2010
Blog blog.chocchildrens.org/categ..
Facebook fans 72,596. Twitter followers 12,137.

32. Science Philanthropy Alliance | Advancing basic science | The foundation of our future

Science Philanthropy Alliance | Advancing basic science | The foundation of our futurePalo Alto, CA About Blog The Science Philanthropy Alliance works to increase private philanthropic support for basic scientific research and discovery. The mission of Science Philanthropy Alliance is to increase philanthropic support for basic scientific research. We accomplish this by understanding the opportunities and complexities philanthropists face in funding basic science, and providing advice and learning opportunities for individual philanthropists and foundation staffs on how to support basic research.
Frequency about 3 posts per month.
Since Feb 2015
Blog sciencephilanthropyalliance.org
Facebook fans 770. Twitter followers 874.

33. Luminare Group | Blog

Luminare Group | Blog San Francisco Bay Area About Blog Luminare Group works with courageous, new and seasoned leaders and organizations that are addressing disparity and dismantling structural barriers to equity. We believe we have a moral imperative to do our work differently. By investing in new practices and interrupting existing habits, we help organizations have deeper impact. We partner with you to illuminate your best intentions and the highest and best use of resources.
Frequency about 1 post per month.
Blog theluminaregroup.com/blog
Facebook fans 83. Twitter followers 337.

34. HistPhil

HistPhilAbout Blog HistPhil is a web publication on the history of the philanthropic and nonprofit sectors, with a particular emphasis on how history can shed light on contemporary philanthropic issues and practice. In founding and editing this blog, we hope to foster humanistically oriented discussion and debate on the sector and to bring together scholars, nonprofit practitioners, and philanthropists in common dialogue on the past, present, and future of philanthropy.
Frequency about 4 posts per month.
Since Jun 2015
Blog histphil.org
Facebook fans 144. Twitter followers 1,589.

35. East Africa Association of Grantmakers | Philanthropy

East Africa Association of Grantmakers | Philanthropy East Africa About Blog Established in 2003, the East Africa Philanthropy Network (EAPN) -formerly East Africa Association of Grantmakers (EAAG), is a membership association that brings together trusts and foundations in the East Africa region with the aim of promoting organised philanthropy. EAPN seeks to provide a platform for promoting indigenous philanthropy, strengthening the credibility of grantmaking institutions, and act as an intermediary between the civil society sector, Government and private sector.
Frequency about 1 post per month.
Since Jan 2016
Blog eaag.org/news
Facebook fans n/a. Twitter followers 2,844.

36. Philanthropy Matters Blog

Philanthropy Matters BlogAbout Blog Keith Thomson is a Toronto philanthropist consultant and estate planning shares his thoughts on how Canadian philanthropy can transform your life.
Frequency about 1 post per month.
Since Jun 2012
Blog philanthropymatters.ca/blog
Facebook fans n/a. Twitter followers n/a.

37. What Gives??? | A blog dedicated to philanthropy & fundraising

 What Gives??? | A blog dedicated to philanthropy & fundraisingToronto, Ontario About Blog Maeve Strathy is a passionate fundraising professional, focused on inspiring donors to make an impact on the causes they love through philanthropy. Her full-time work is as a Fundraising Strategist with Blakely, providing strategy for charities on integrated direct response campaigns.
Frequency about 1 post per week.
Blog whatgivesphilanthropy.com
Facebook fans n/a. Twitter followers 4,432.

38. The Philanthropy Roundtable

The Philanthropy Roundtable Washington, DC About Blog The Philanthropy Roundtable is America's leading network of charitable donors working to strengthen our free society, uphold donor intent, and protect the freedom to give. Our members include individual philanthropists, families, and private foundations.
Frequency about 2 posts per month.
Since Nov 2011
Also in Philanthropy Youtube Channels
Blog youtube.com/user/ACRTPR/v..
Facebook fans 2,535. Twitter followers 2,218.

39. Nonprofit Bridge | Bridging technology, communications and fundraising at NonProfit Organizations

Nonprofit Bridge | Bridging technology, communications and fundraising at NonProfit OrganizationsNew York About Blog Welcome to Nonprofit Bridge Blog. I intend to write about my thoughts about dealing with change, acceptance, as well as nonprofit technology where I make my living. Since I believe in looking for the good in every day, this will also be a place for positive thoughts. Stay tuned.
Frequency about 1 post per month.
Since Jan 2007
Blog nonprofitbridge.com
Facebook fans n/a. Twitter followers 2,952.

40. Wisconsin Philanthropy Network | Your partner for effective giving

Wisconsin Philanthropy Network | Your partner for effective givingMilwaukee, WI About Blog The Wisconsin Philanthropy Network (WPN) is a professional membership association for grantmakers from across the state. As Wisconsin's premier resource in philanthropy, we are committed to making your giving as effective and meaningful as possible by providing networking opportunities, skill building, and customized research services tailored to your needs.
Frequency about 3 posts per month.
Blog wiphilanthropy.org
Facebook fans n/a. Twitter followers 1,272.

41. Community Foundation of South Jersey | BLOG

Community Foundation of South Jersey | BLOGHaddonfield, NJ About Blog The Community Foundation of South Jersey (CFSJ) helps South Jersey residents harness the power of philanthropy to transform their community and the issues they care about most. The Foundation helps donors to create funds—both large and small—achieve positive results with their generosity in South Jersey and beyond. By working with the Community Foundation donors can engage in philanthropy that is innovative, visionary, and effective.
Frequency about 1 post per month.
Since Nov 2013
Blog communityfoundationsj.org/blog
Facebook fans 477. Twitter followers 668.

42. Main Street Philanthropy Blog

Main Street Philanthropy BlogAbout Blog Main Street Philanthropy inspires future generations to become passionate philanthropists. We lead small teams of students and their classroom teacher through a truly transformational experience that builds new philanthropic leaders for tomorrow.
Frequency about 10 posts per week.
Since Apr 2015
Blog mainstreetphilanthropy.org/?..
Facebook fans n/a. Twitter followers n/a.

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