Written by Wendy Bowman Tuesday, December 04 2012
“Don’t do anything alone that you can do with somebody else,” says Karen Wilson, co-founder of a women’s collective giving group in Laguna Beach, Calif. called Impact Giving. With more than 150 member who each donate $1,000, Impact Giving has supported causes as varied as the Free Wheelchair Mission to Laguna Beach’s “Goat Lady,” who buys goats for people in Nepal.
Written by Emily Johnson Tuesday, November 06 2012
President and CEO of CARE International, Dr. Helene Gayle is guiding one of the leading humanitarian organization’s in the world, one that fights global poverty through the empowerment of women. Here she talks openly about her career path, early memories of CARE packages and how a $2 loan can change a woman’s life.
Written by Jan Jaben-Eilon Tuesday, August 21 2012
Out of every dollar granted by U.S. foundations, less than eight cents funds programs for women and girls. As a result, women are now becoming more strategic in their philanthropy in an effort to create sustainable change for women and girls.
Written by Stephanie Proft Tuesday, June 26 2012
With a decade of experience working in the world of fine wines, husband-and-wife team Charles and Ali Banks are using their knowledge for good with Cultivate Wines. Not only are they focused on creating wines that are affordable and high quality, but 10 percent of the proceeds are donated to nonprofits through the company's philanthropic arm, The Give.
Written by Janece Shaffer Wednesday, January 25 2012Alicia Philipp, president of The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta, is a force of nature. Under her watch, The Community Foundation has become one of the largest and fastest growing philanthropic service organizations in the country.