The Seeds of Social Change. Northeastern University Magazine. Summer 2015.

Swinburne students receive $10,000 to practice grant-making.  Swinburne University of Technology.  June 30, 2015

Recipients of the 2014-2015 Northeastern Students4Giving (NS4G) Grant. Service-Learning Newsletter. April 2015.

2015 Northeastern Students4Giving Grantees

Charity Begins Here. Northeastern University Magazine.  Winter 2014/ 2015.

Lessons in Giving. Northeastern University Magazine.  Winter 2014/ 2015.


Philanthropy lessons from the classroom. By Andrew Blackman. December 14, 2014. Wall Street Journal. 

3Qs: The Power of #GivingTuesday.  By Emily Bhatti.  December 2, 2014. news @ Northeastern.

$2.8 billion to Gates and family charities: Buffett breaks personal giving record. By Jiaxi Lu. July 16, 2014. Washington Post.

Charitable Giving by Americans Is Bouncing Back. By Richard Eisenberg. June 17, 2014. Forbes (also carried in Next Avenue).

Pioneering course’s final exam: charitable giving. By Joe O’Connell. June 11, 2014. news @ Northeastern.

Warren Buffett made me smarter about charity.  Tips from a Giving With Purpose MOOC he helped teach. By Richard Eisenburg.  June 9, 2014. Next Avenue. (also carried in Forbes, Market Watch, Global Advisors)

Spring 2014 Giving With Purpose Results. June 9, 2014. The Learning by Giving Foundation.

The Learning by Giving Foundation and Northeastern University Award $150,000 in Grants Through Giving With Purpose MOOC on Effective Charitable Giving. June 9, 2014. The Learning by Giving Foundation. (also carried in Business Wire)

Philanthropy 2.0. May 27, 2014.  Swedish Entrepreneurship Forum. 

Buffett’s older sister works one-on-one to help those in need. May 27, 2014. Associated Press. (also carried  in Winston Salem Journal, Herald Times Online, Investors.com)

Warren Buffett Makes Sure An Actual Human Reads Every Donation Request He Gets.  By Josh Funk. May 27,2014. Associated Press. (also carried in Huffington Post, World News, Empire Group)

How Warren Buffett Made Me Smarter About Charity.  By Richard Eisenberg.  May 21, 2014.  Forbes. 

Recipients of the 2014-2015 Northeastern Students4Giving (NS4G) Grant. Service-Learning Newsletter. April 2014.

Doris Buffett Offers Second Giving Course By Raymund Flandez. April 20, 2014. The Chronicle of Philanthropy.

The power of local philanthropy. by Joe O’Connell. April 9, 2014. news @ Northeastern.

Patrick Dempsey joins Giving With Purpose as a new guest speaker. March 24, 2014. Business Wire.

Everyone can be a philanthropist – through the Giving with Purpose MOOC. By Charlie Chung. The Class Central Blog.

Social Impact Conference: Design + Social Change

New Social Impact Lab calls for charitable causes. By  Mary Whitfill. February 6, 2014. The Huntington News.

Northeastern launches lab to empower social change, civic engagement. By Matt Rocheleau January 23, 2014. Boston.Com

Learning by Giving Foundation Partners with Northeastern University to Offer Free Online Course on Effective Charitable Giving. January 22, 2014. Business Wire.

Northeastern launches Social Impact Lab to empower global change. By Kara Shemin. January 22, 2014. news @ Northeastern.

Philanthropy Trends to Take Advantage of in 2014. By Mark V. Ewert. 


Online Buffett Class: A Lesson In Charitable Giving.  July 22, 2013. WBUR: Here and Now.

A MOOC to Make a Difference. By Dean Tsouvalas. July 8, 2013.  Student Advisor.

Tom Werner, Warren Buffett To Help Students Learn About Charitable Giving in Online Course by NESN Staff. July 14, 2013. NESN.

Empowerfest Celebrates Northeastern’s Past, Present, and FutureBy Joe O’Connell. November 18th, 2013. Northeastern University College of Social Sciences and Humanities.

The Results of World’s First MOOC on Effective Charitable Giving.  By Tevis Spezia. October 7, 2013. Learning by Giving Foundation.

4 Charitable Giving Tips From Warren Buffett. By Allison Kade. September 6, 2013. Forbes.

Highlights from a Fireside Chat with Warren and Doris Buffett about Philanthropy. By Jack Reynolds. August 26, 2013. Reynolds Group.

Buffett-inspired philanthropy course draws 10,000 students worldwide. By Ronald D. White. August 1, 2013. LA Times.

Your Homework? Give Money to Charity. By Jason Kornwitz.  July 22, 2013. news @ Northeastern.

Warren Buffett, Sister to Guide MOOC on Philanthropy. By Julia Lawrence. July 15, 2013. Education News.

Warren Buffett’s online lessons for giving away billions. By Alex Crippen. July 15, 2013. CNBC 

‘Giving With Purpose’ Online Course Featuring Warren Buffett Will Let Students Give Money Away. By Josh Funk. July 14, 2013. Associated Press (also carried in Huffington Post, The Evening Sun).

Northeastern online course lets thousands decide how to donate Warren Buffett’s family money. By Katherine Landergan. July 15, 2013. Boston.com.

Watch Short Previews of NS4G Director Interviewing Prominent Philanthropists. Learning by Giving Foundation.

Take This Online Philanthropy Course And You’ll Get To Give Away The Buffett Family’s Money. By Ariel Schwartz. June 25, 2013. Fast Company.

Warren Buffett’s sister launches an online philanthropy course.  By Carol J. Loomis. June 25, 2013.  Fortune.

Warren and Doris Buffett Offer Giving Advice Online Doris Buffett. By Holly Hall.  May 29, 2013. The Chronicle of Philanthropy. 

Philanthropy Course on Giving Away Buffett’s Money. Aine Creedon. May 29, 2013. Nonprofit Quarterly.

Online philanthropy course eases access to grant funds. By Lindley Estes. May 25th, 2013. Free Lance-Star.

Learn How to Give It Away From Warren Buffett Himself. By Anupreeta Das. May 23, 2014. The Wall Street Journal.

3Qs: Philanthropy in the wake of tragedy.  By Greg St. Martin. May 22, 2013. news @ Northeastern.

The Learning by Giving Foundation Presents the First-Ever Massive Open Online Course (M.O.O.C.) on Effective Charitable Giving. By College & University Pressroom. May 9, 2013. Business Wire.

NS4G Celebrates Fifth Anniversary and Awards of $83,000. May 6, 2013. Northeastern University School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs.

Take a class on Philanthropy and we’ll fund your grantmaking! By Learning by Giving. May, 2013.

NS4G Celebrates 5 Years of Making a Difference. By Leslie Casey. April 30th, 2013. Northeastern University College of Social Sciences and Humanities.

Giving and learning. By Greg St. Martin. April 19, 2013. news @ Northeastern.

Northeastern Students4Giving Announce Grantees. Northeastern University Service‐Learning Newsletter.  April 2013.

‘Lost Boy’ Finds Purpose. Northeastern Magazine Spring 2013.

Policy’s role in philanthropy. By Matt Collette. March 12, 2013. news @ Northeastern.

What Can We Do? A Policy and Advocacy Primer for Foundations and Nonprofits