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Tag: Altruism

 

Understanding why people behave unselfishly

 

Civil Society

The Power of Being Seen

By Jessica Ruvinsky | Nov. 20, 2013
 
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Individual Giving

The Promise of Effective Altruism

The effective altruism movement has the potential to create an aspirational anchor, which may change giving practices over time.

By Paul Brest | 5 | Oct. 28, 2013
 

Philanthropy

Reinventing Philanthropy: A Framework for More Effective Giving

By Eric Friedman | 3 | Oct. 28, 2013
 

Individual Giving

Sponsoring Hope

By Jessica Ruvinsky | 7 | Aug. 14, 2013
 

Health

Incentivizing Donor Registration

By Corinna Wu | Feb. 21, 2013
 
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Online Giving

Scrooge’s Revenge: More on Giving Tuesday

Pushing back against efforts that are likely to lead to disappointment, and three ways we might reframe the initiative.

By Timothy Ogden | 1 | Dec. 20, 2012
 

Environment

Tsunami Revisited: Stories and Recovery for Today

A review of the upcoming film “The Impossible” through the eyes of a disaster recovery philanthropist.

By Mike Rea | 2 | Dec. 19, 2012
 
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Philanthropy

Why the Art of Philanthropy Trumps the Science

A new kind of "reflective metrics" would help us measure the art of what philanthropy aspires to do.

By Peter Karoff | 1 | Nov. 27, 2012
 
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Philanthropy

The Curmudgeon’s Guide to Giving Tuesday

The effort to make giving public and start a “giving season” won’t materially affect giving in any positive way.

By Timothy Ogden | 2 | Nov. 26, 2012
 

Fundraising

The Permanent Disruption of Social Media

By Julie Dixon & Denise Keyes | 20 | Nov. 14, 2012