2017 promises to bring change and hopefully a better future. The building strength of the economy will continue to positively increase philanthropy this year. Below are my philanthropic predictions for this New Year. Generosity rising. 2017 will bring another increase in total philanthropic giving by ~4% to reach a new high of over $388… Continue reading My Philanthropic Predictions for 2017
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X + Y = $ Generational Philanthropy By Renee C. Herrell, M.A., CFRE (published as a white paper in the July Compass Group Newsletter) So what is Generational Philanthropy? Generational Philanthropy simply refers to the way each generation engages in donating their time, treasure and talent. As fundraisers, it is important for us to understand… Continue reading Check out my published white paper!!
John and Laura Arnold, age 37, are Gen X active philanthropists. John, a former Enron employee who walked away with an $8 million bonus, started a hedge fun that manages an estimated $5 billion. The couple started their giving with a gift of $30,000 in 2044 to KIPP, a charter school that has a successful… Continue reading The next Bill and Melinda?
In 2006, I was asked to be an advisor for a group of 10 college students who were planning to do a service project in Brazil during their spring break. We had weekly meetings to discuss trip planning, fundraising and logistics. Between each meeting, I tried to communicate via email with the students, but received… Continue reading The Social Network