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5 things to keep in mind before donating to charity

Dec 20, 2013
Marketplace Money host Carmen Wong Ulrich talks to Eileen Heisman, the President and CEO of the National Philanthropic Trust, about how to get the most out of your charitable donations
Posted In: Charity, Charitable giving
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Charitable foundations aren't just for the über-rich

Dec 9, 2013
There are some 80,000 private charitable foundations operating in the U.S. today, and you don't have to be crazy rich to launch a one.
Posted In: Charitable giving, charitable deduction, philanthropy
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What's the best way to give to the Philippines?

Nov 13, 2013
People around the world want to help the Philippines. But what’s the best way to donate after disaster strikes?
Posted In: philippines, super typhoon, natural disasters, Charitable giving
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I think the soup is worth $0.34, so that's what I'll pay

Mar 27, 2013
Panera Bread today expands its experiment in “pay what you want” pricing, allowing patrons in St. Louis to name their own price for a bowl of turkey chili.
Posted In: Panera Bread, Charity, Charitable giving
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Geffen gives UCLA $100 million for scholarships

Dec 13, 2012
In an age of slashed state university budgets, UCLA Chancellor Gene Block calls Geffen's gift "visionary."
Posted In: philanthropy, geffen, ucla, Charitable giving
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Charitable giving hangs on

Jun 20, 2012
Charitable giving adds up to 2 percent of real gross domestic product, down from a recent peak of 2.3 percent in 2001.
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Charitable giving up in 2011

Jan 30, 2012
Last year, Americans gave at nearly pre-recession levels.
Posted In: Charitable giving, charities, salvation army, oxfam
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Charitable giving swells in December

Dec 27, 2011
December is a big month for charities, and even in tough times, Americans are giving to those in need.
Posted In: Charity, Charitable giving, holiday
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Magnifying Your Money

Dec 23, 2011
Micro grants turn a tiny amount of donated money into something big. Commentator Jennifer 8 Lee describe how it works.
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How to give, awesomely

Dec 7, 2011
One organization is using small grants to create projects throughout the world. It's an example of microphilanthropy.
Posted In: philanthropy, Charitable giving

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