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The Case for Universal Basic Income

“For a long time, we assumed that the poor could not be trusted to make decisions for themselves," said Michael Faye, co-founder of…
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How These ‘Aunts’ Used Business to Raise a Generation of Nicaraguans

For more than 25 years, a group of merchant women dubbed Las Tías ("the aunts) have provided vocational training and other services to…
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4 Ways Nonprofits Should Market Employee-Matching Gifts

Need help getting your donors to submit matching-gift requests? Learn more about how to market matching-gift programs to your nonprofit's supporters and start…
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Zuckerberg and Chan’s Patient Approach to an Urgent Investment

Daniel Lurie, founder and CEO of Tipping Point Community, provides his perspective on Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan's announcement to contribute 99 percent…
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What It Means to be a Responsible Tech Company

Throwing money at causes doesn’t solve problems, but it certainly helps. It takes a lot more than dollar signs, though, to create lasting…
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Zuckerberg Will Donate 99 Percent of Facebook Shares to Charitable Causes

Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Dr. Priscilla Chan, recently announced that they would give 99 percent of their Facebook shares, worth more than…
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Millennials Are Changing Philanthropy

In Hong Kong, young investment portfolio managers form their own giving circles and learn how to be effective philanthropic investors.
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GiveDirectly Gives Cash to Poor People, No Strings Attached

Despite popular opinion, beneficiaries aren’t mismanaging the free cash, nor are they spending it on alcohol or gambling. They're using it to change…
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3p Weekend: 12 Celebrities Who Use Their Fame for Good

In between the vapid pages of those trashy magazines are a few celebrities who are using their fame for good. This week, we're…
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Twitter Chat Recap: Yum! Brands & Partners on World Food Day — #3pYumChat

Today, Yum! Brands, the U.N. World Food Program, Food Donation Connection & TriplePundit came together at #3pYumChat for a conversation about global hunger.
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Why Giving Back to the Community Should Be a Major Goal for All Businesses

Some businesses take the perspective that giving back to the community only helps the community; but giving back can actually help your business,…
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3p Weekend: One-for-One Brands That Help You Vote With Your Dollar

The next time you need to swap your toothbrush, buy a new pair of shoes or are craving a night out on the…
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SolarCity’s New GivePower Foundation Brings Light to Schools in Need

It's been going on quietly, behind the scenes, for five years now. SolarCity's board chairman, Elon Musk, said back in 2010 that the…
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How One Social Venture Unlocked the Code To Millennial Giving

Change Heroes is a social venture that is revolutionizing the way charities and nonprofits tap into millennial giving.
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Hormel Develops Targeted Nutrition Solution for Guatemalan Children

After collaborating with partners, Hormel Foods released a targeted nutrition solution to children in Guatemala. While Guatemalan children generally receive enough calories, they…
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