The COVID-19 pandemic challenged us all in expected ways. Children were not spared from its effects. The CMS Foundation works to support Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools and develop a community-wide culture of "schoolanthropy"—the support of public education.
Cor Hoekstra, co-founder & CEO of Amicus chats remotely with Bank On It Podcast host John Siracusa. Throughout the episode, Cor shares the founding story of Amicus, his career path that led him to venture out, and the people who guided him along the way. Listen to the entire episode here.
The term “philanthropist” often elicits a mental image of older wealthy donors. However, the face of philanthropy is changing as younger generations are distinctly more engaged with giving than older ones.
Social impact is integral to how Millennials and Gen Z navigate the world—whether it’s the products they buy or the organizations they support, younger generations want to make a difference. Now, financial institutions have the opportunity to enable the altruistic goals of millions of customers.
Big Brothers and Big Sisters (BBBS) is a national network of mentors committed to helping youth meet their full potential. At the core of BBBS is Community-Based Mentoring, fostering one-to-one matches between Bigs and Littles to empower youth while strengthening communities.
For years, donor-advised funds (DAFs) have been gaining popularity as a vehicle for philanthropic giving. The National Philanthropic Trust recently released their 2020 Report, confirming what we already knew: DAFs are here to stay.
By leveraging their collective expertise, technology leaders are fostering a community to continually connect, learn, grow, and lead.
For decades, sponsors of donor-advised funds have belonged to one of three segments: national charities, community foundations, and single-issue charities. However, the trend toward digital giving under a DAF 2.0 model positions a fourth segment to emerge: banks.
Many of us attribute our success to the mentors and community that shaped us and helped us grow. Here is how one North Carolina non-profit ensures at-risk youth have access to a supportive community.
Accountability to yourself and others can change the world in 2021. Here are five tips for achieving your generosity goals this year.
Social entrepreneurship is disrupting the way people think about the relationship between business and social impact. The field is gaining popularity across college campuses as students work toward a meaningful career rooted in solving the world’s most pressing issues.