David Kuhn Goes the Extra (11,000) Miles for Cystic Fibrosis

David Kuhn Goes the Extra (11,000) Miles for Cystic Fibrosis

Aug 29

David Kuhn from DeKalb, Illinois has made it his mission for the past few years to complete an 11,000-mile run across the United States to raise money and awareness for cystic fibrosis. At age 62, most men and women wouldn’t dream of this kind of journey, but Kuhn isn’t letting his age, or his blindness, deter him from embarking on his 11,000-mile run for charity. Unfortunately, there is still...

Robin Williams: Amazing Actor and Generous Philanthropist

Robin Williams: Amazing Actor and Generous Philanthropist

Aug 19

Robin Williams, one of the greatest actors in history, passed away on Monday, August 11th, in an apparent suicide. Along with being considered one of the greatest comedians and actors of all time, Williams is also remembered through his extensive charity work. One such example was through a series of TV specials that was a part of Comic Relief and helped raise money for the homeless. Williams...

Justin Bieber Wins Champ Of Charity Award

Justin Bieber Wins Champ Of Charity Award

Aug 13

Although bad boy Justin Bieber is mostly known his rebellious reputation, it looks like this young celebrity has one of the biggest hearts around. The pop star was honored earlier this week with the Champ of Charity Award at the 2014 Young Hollywood Awards at the Wiltern Theater Los Angeles. What was even more surprising is what Bieber did after he received the award: the star ended up giving...

Stand Up To Cancer Partners with MasterCard for Charity

Stand Up To Cancer Partners with MasterCard for Charity

Aug 07

Earlier this month, MasterCard Priceless Causes teamed up with Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) to present “The Priceless Table at Times Square,” a limited time, participatory event for charity. From July 16th through August 2nd, MasterCard cardholders were able to reserve a seat at The Priceless Table, a pop-up restaurant overlooking New York City’s iconic Times Square. At $50 a pop, tickets were a...

Inside Philanthropy Challenges Big Donors for Big Results

Inside Philanthropy Challenges Big Donors for Big Results

Aug 01

In the world of not-for-profit fundraising, smaller startups and nonprofit organizations often minimize the pool of donors that they reach out to, simply because donations from more prominent donors seem unattainable. As Forbes contributor Tom Watson explains, “At the top end, philanthropy is a disproportionate business. The largest funders, the big foundations, the massive fortunes and their...

Philanthropy’s Most Formidable Females

Philanthropy’s Most Formidable Females

Jul 28

Inside Philanthropy recently released its list of the 15 Most Powerful Women in U.S. Philanthropy, a roster of some of the most formidable female leaders in America. You already know that women are just as innovative and influential in the realm of philanthropy as their male counterparts, right? Even still, it’s always great to be reminded that just because they’re not necessarily making...