“One death is a tragedy; 1 million is a statistic,” Joseph Stalin is supposed to have said. The more people we see suffering, the less we care.
Do More Than Give: The Six Practices of Donors Who Change the World by Leslie R. Crutchfield, John V. Kania, & Mark R. Kramer
Give Smart: Philanthropy That Gets Results by Tom Tierney & Joel L. Fleishman
Philanthropedia cofounder Deyan Vitanov wants to make it easier for donors to see the impact of the organizations they fund.
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A mere hint of affiliation is sufficient to increase helping.
Responsible Wealth, a Boston-based nonprofit, is convincing many affluent Americans to challenge the very rules that made them rich.
Why eco-friendly products may be bad for the environment.
Too often, individuals make decisions about how much money to donate to charitable causes on an ad hoc basis. As a result, many people give less money than they can actually afford.
Both humans and chimpanzees naturally lend a hand.