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Tag Archives: philanthropy

Growing Number of Non-Resident Indians are Giving Back to Their Native Villages

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Even as Punjab awaits multi-dollar investments in new industries from its cash-rich NRIs settled across the globe, a few baby steps of philanthropy by the members of the Punjabidiaspora are ushering in a new hope of altruism.

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(India) Billionaire Shiv Nadar’s Creative Philanthropy is Working at Bottom of Pyramid

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“There are two types of philanthropy: corrective and creative. While corrective philanthropy relies on picking up a human suffering and solving it in the philanthropist’s lifetime, the creative aspect of giving actually creates institutions that stand the test of time”.

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US Wealthy Will Increase or Continue Charitable Donations According to New Study

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Wealthy U.S. investors plan to donate more to charity in the next three to five years or continue giving at current levels, and about half contributed to political campaigns last year, according to survey results released on Wednesday.

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Beijing Ranked as the Most Philanthropic City in China

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The capital city ranked first among 321 cities on the Chinese mainland with a score of 94 out of a possible 100 points, according to a report based on the China City Philanthropy Indexes 2012.

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The Foundation Center Launch New Website to Track Commitments of the Giving Pledge

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The Foundation Center’s “Eye on the Giving Pledge” profiles those 81 megaphilanthropists and slices some data on the donors. It finds, for example, that the biggest share of donors (35 percent) are 65 to 79 years old. Health causes are the most favored by the donors, followed
by human services and education.

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