Studies show women’s earned income growing at 8.1% compared to 5.8% for men. In addition, women are today awarded more than half of first professional degrees, and nearly two thirds of master’s degrees. Surveys indicate that over half of all women include some type of philanthropy in their description of an ideal life. Understanding shifts in wealth and gender will be a key component of nonprofit fundraising strategies in the upcoming years.
Nicolas Picard, Changing Our World’s 2012 Corporate Social Investment Fellow shares his thoughts and insights on India’s proposed “Indian Companies Bill”, a new regulating mandating corporate social responsibility (CSR) spending by large companies.
The Innovation Fund, which was initially announced in November 2011 at the Inaugural Bipartisan Conference on Innovation in Giving and Philanthropy launched its grant competition today.
FLiP met Shari Rosenfeld, Vice President for International Projects at Sesame Street who spoke about Sesame Street Workshop’s (SW) upcoming projects. SW is the nonprofit arm of Sesame Street that seeks to address children’s developmental needs with the use of media and a dose of fun. SW goes beyond its TV programming using everything from radio, books and videos to reach children across the globe.
Congratulations to our Content Editor Kate Amore, on being named a “Rising Star” in the 2012 Fundraising Professionals of the Year awards by Fundraising Success Magazine.
Author, SVP and Global Editor for Edelman Digital; Brian Reich shares his 12 big ideas on effectively addressing social issues by thinking differently in 2012.
Harvard Professor Michael Porter and Mark Kramer explore the idea of “Creating Shared Value” in an article published by the Harvard Business Review. Their concept calls on corporate management to consider how creating societal value can be achieved parallel to financial success.
FLiP interviews Brian Reich, SVP and Global Editor of Edelman Digital, to discuss his new book, Shift and Reset. In the book, Reich highlights the need to overhaul current methods of thinking and urges that, to address all of these issues, we need to collaborate and embrace the connectivity of the digital age.
Future Leaders in Philanthropy recommends seven nonprofit events in New York City. Meet, greet and network with other nonprofit professionals in the city.