Millennials

Millennials are often passionate about giving, open to researching their gifts, and eager to share the causes they support with friends and family. Millennial giving has been, and will continue to be, a powerful force for social change.


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.
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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.
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How Giving Games help grow our philanthropy outreach
The first Giving Game took place at Princeton University about three years ago. By the time the academic year wraps up this spring, more than 5,000 students will have participated in Giving Games at over 40 colleges and universities around the world....
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