Today is #GivingTuesday, dubbed as a global day dedicated to giving back. Professor Patricia Illingworth says that while the day can greatly benefit charities, there are concerns with the unofficial holiday and that people should consider the impact of their charitable gifts.
Charles Best, the founder and CEO of DonorsChoose.org, discussed his journey from public school teacher to philanthropist in his keynote address last week as part of Student Engagement and Philanthropy Month.
The innovative new lab provides curricula, programming, and events designed to empower social change and includes a re-launch of “Giving With Purpose,” the world’s first massive open online course focusing on effective charitable giving.
Following the launch of its Empower campaign, Northeastern continues to surpass its fundraising goals, having tripled its annual average since 2005.
Empower: The Campaign for Northeastern University will shape the future of teaching, learning, and discovery at Northeastern by supporting students, faculty, and research innovation and strengthening partnerships with industry and government.
Tragic events like last month’s Boston Marathon bombings and the devastating tornado in Oklahoma this week have inspired incredible acts of kindness from people living in those communities, as well […]
Northeastern professor discusses why the wealthy should factor important moral and ethical choices into their giving decisions