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Nonprofits worthy of support

Despite our good intentions, annual gifts to charity often wait until the very last minute (as defined by the IRS for this year’s tax deduction): December 31. Thanks to online giving, this isn’t a problem—and our list of highly recommended nonprofit organizations that we’ve culled from the experts should make the job easier when you’re feeling pressed for time.

Expert Interview: Pamela Hawley on Everyday Impact

Our interview this month profiled Pamela Hawley, CEO and Founder of UniversalGiving, and a strategic partner of Catalytic Women. Their unique model engages everyday people in giving and volunteering—from donations of $5 to $20,000, from 8-year-olds to 80-year-olds, and from virtual volunteers to hands-on in-country.

Expert Interview: Kat Rosqueta on High Impact Philanthropy

Our June interview for Catalytic Women profiled Kat Rosqueta, Executive Director of the Center for High Impact Philanthropy at the University of Pennsylvania and a member of our Advisory Board. CW: What are some emerging trends that you see in high impact philanthropy that excite you? KR: It’s not so much that we see trends […]

Are You Leaving Your Mark?

As a female business woman and giver at heart, I started small when it came to philanthropic work. I was first asked to be Class agent of my 1996 boarding school class at The Gunnery School in Connecticut not too long after graduation, which simply meant to call my classmates and ask for donations to […]