This article was first published on Geneva Global’s blog on Oct. 28, 2020. The recent news that Fidelity was zeroing out its previous $5,000 minimum investment for Donor Advised Funds (DAFs) was big news in the giving world. DAFs – which allow both “everyday” donors as well as ultra-high net worth philanthropists to more easily move philanthropic […]
As we celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day, we couldn’t help but find links to one of our favorite growing philanthropic trends: giving circles.
By Lindsay Bressman Lindsay Bressman currently facilitates a Parents Giving Circle at Hannah Senesh Community Day School, co-facilitates a 7+ year old virtual giving circle with 30+ members in memory of a dear friend, and will be facilitating a Brooklyn-based Pop Up Giving Circle focused on supporting refugees and funded through UJA-Federation. Reaching Across the […]
In case you missed it, read Brandolon Barnett’s article in the Nonprofit Quarterly (NPQ): “Philanthropic Disruptions: Everything and the Kitchen Sink,” published in November, 2017.
2017 has been a brutal disaster year, but we’re heartened by how Growfunders are able to give back to the communities who need aid the most. Recently, we heard from a company that has been using Growfund to run its workplace giving campaigns. They created a Giving Opportunity on Growfund to raise money for hurricane […]
In this post, Growfund’s director, Brandolon Barnett, shares some thoughts from his recent attendance at bbcon 2017, where he presented on “The Evolution of Global Philanthropy.” Reflections from bbcon 2017: The Evolution of Global Philanthropy by Brandolon Barnett Technology is essential for impact in 21st century philanthropy. Efforts to improve our world are now amplified […]
Doers and dreamers unite at Our Common Future conference. Led by Independent Sector, Our Common Future brings together nonprofits, foundations, corporations, and social enterprises. At the conference, Growfund’s Director, Brandolon Barnett, will speak on Leveraging Donor Advised Funds (DAFs). What’s a DAF? DAFs are the fastest growing tool for giving in the United States. Think […]
Learn about Growfund at the premier tech gathering for social good: bbcon. From across the social good community, Blackbaud’s annual conference brings together thousands of fundraisers, marketers, administrators, executives, and industry thought leaders. Growfund will be among them. At bbcon, Brandolon Barnett, Growfund’s director, will present on the Evolution of Global Philanthropy. Learn how you […]
Growfund’s director, Brandolon Barnett, will be at SOCAP (Social Capital Markets Conference) connecting with fellow philanthropists and business leaders to discuss the next best donor engagement tools. Come learn how the Growfund giving platform locates itself at the intersection of money and meaning. The conference kicks off at the Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture in […]
Come hear Global Impact’s President & CEO, Scott Jackson, speak at the CEO Connection Mid-Market Convention. The Social Impact: Enlightened Self Interest to Drive Growth panel will focus on how corporate social impact programs can make a real difference in recruiting employees and customers. Scott will highlight how Growfund helps retain talent, bolsters employee engagement, […]