Why non-profits need to chase - and keep - Millennials
The Fred Hollows Foundation's Esha Thaper explores why Millennials are valuable current and future donors, and how to attract them to your cause.
Why I Donate to and Volunteer for The Life You Can Save
In 2013, my wife Diana and I provided the seed money for Peter Singer's organization The Life You Can Save (TLYCS) and I became the volunteer Executive Director. Why do we support the growth of an intermediary, or “meta-charity”, as TLYCS is often referred to, rather than donate directly to great nonprofits? The short answer is: simple math.
Best Charities vs. Top Charities
At The Life You Can Save, we give a lot of thought to our terminology, for example whether to refer to "Top Charities" vs. "Best Charities", and even whether to use the very word "charities".
We the Students
Nadav Steinmetz, co-President of Columbia University's One for the World chapter, argues that today's college students must be leaders in the movement to address global extreme poverty.
Feeling Down? The Unexpected Pick-Me-Up...
If you’re feeling a little down, there’s always the tried and true methods of self-care: sleep, diet, exercise. But there’s another proven tactic that people often don’t think of, yet it’s far easier than getting yourself to the gym or saying no to a slice of cake: acts of kindness.
Climbing Toward Hope: How Graduation Programs Help People Rise from Extreme Poverty
Graduation programs such as those run by Village Enterprise help people lift themselves out of extreme poverty by providing a small up-front infusion of cash to address immediate needs followed by training to build long-term skills and business capabilities. The evidence of their effectiveness is strong.
The Giving Game Project’s Vision and Strategic Plan
The Giving Game Project has an ambitious goal: we want to provide philanthropy education at a scale that will fundamentally shift the way people learn about, and practice, charitable giving. Why do we think we can achieve this goal, and how are we going to do it?
Are Giving Games a Better Way to Teach Philanthropy?
‘Experiential philanthropy’ – in which students are given real money to donate to charities – is the standard approach to teaching philanthropy to undergraduates. Millions of dollars yearly are spent on this model, but it hasn’t grown in nearly a decade and has yet to extend beyond North America. Is it time to re-think student philanthropy programmes? Less intensive and expensive formats like ‘Giving Games’ – low cost simulations of real giving choices – have greater potential for scale, and use scarce resources in a more efficient manner.
A Shift in Priorities at the Giving Game Project
The Giving Game Project has updated priorities, placing less emphasis on growth and more on finding sustainable funding for the next stage of our development, improving the way we followup with participants after a GG, and providing measurable results of the project’s efficacy.


Changing What's on Our Plate
TLYCS Volunteer José Oliveira, an art teacher in Portugal, reflects on items he gave up, like a few coffees and beers each week, allowing him to donate more towards addressing extreme poverty. Bonuses included feeling happier and healthier himself. Try his "Personal Luxuries" calculator with items from your own "plate".
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