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Harris Polls: Americans Donating Less, Volunteering More

November 9, 2010 – 12:01 pm
Harris Polls-Action Taken pie chart

Last week, Harris Polls published their most recent survey of American donations and volunteer work. They surveyed 2,620 adults across the country and asked questions about what causes are most important to them personally, their …

Root Capital

November 8, 2010 – 10:50 am
Root Capital

In Latin America and Africa, Root Capital is providing loans to small businesses and Fair Trade products to socially-minded consumers.
From coffee and honey in Tanzania to cotton and timber in Peru, Root Capital invests in …

CHF International

November 5, 2010 – 7:29 am
CHF International

CHF International was started in 1952 to provide low-income housing in the United States, but its mission and influence has long since moved past strictly housing in the United States to encompass health care, emergency …

The Best of Eco-Tourism

November 2, 2010 – 3:49 pm
Safari in Kenya

According to the World Travel & Tourism Council, travel and tourism accounts for more than 230 million jobs worldwide, and it is the principle export for the world’s developing countries. Eco-tourism seeks to turn tourism …

PhotoPhilanthropy

November 1, 2010 – 2:12 pm
PhotoPhilanthropy

Photographers looking for work and non-profit organizations looking to document their work can find each other on PhotoPhilanthropy.
Founded in 2009, PhotoPhilanthropy is best known for its yearly photography contest. The Photophilanthropy Activist Award honors photographers …

Neil Gaiman’s “Modest Proposal” for Halloween

October 26, 2010 – 9:45 am
Neil Gaiman

Halloween is coming up next weekend, and some folks are thinking beyond trick-or-treating and costumes and coming up with new traditions. Last Saturday, author Neil Gaiman (Coraline, American Gods) posted a “Modest Proposal” for his …