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Animated Mission Statement Video

Why should I craft a mission statement? How do I get started? What practical steps do I need to take?

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Sweet Charity: Questions About Overseas Giving

Part Two from a recent Carnegie Corporation forum—answering questions about donations to foreign lands.

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Sweet Charity: Big Questions in Philanthropy and Politics

A recent forum of the Carnegie Corporation asked about philanthropy and politics. Here are some responses.

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Hello Von

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Sweet Charity: Donors Anonymous

There are efforts afoot to end unnamed giving. That would crimp charity and damage personal freedom.

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How Philanthropy Fuels America

Here is a 34-minute version of Karl Zinsmeister’s popular illustrated talk on the power of private giving in shaping America. Live from the City Club of Cleveland.

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Sweet Charity: Land Trusts Preserve Nature by Nurturing Owners

Using respect and cooperation instead of confrontation has made nonprofit conservancies the fastest growing part of the conservation movement.

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Sweet Charity: School Success Even for the Most Disadvantaged

Philanthropically sparked charter schools have become lifelines for drowning families.

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Sweet Charity: Inventing a New Kind of City

Henry Segerstrom used a high mix of philanthropy and business to turn lima-bean fields into an urban village.

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The SPLC Calls Names

The Southern Poverty Law Center hasn’t contributed anything to law or poverty for a generation. Instead it’s become a political attack group and fundraising scam.

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Patrick McFall

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Sweet Charity: Our Parks Bloom

We're in the midst of a huge renaissance of urban parks--which is in turn feeding the return to city life. Thank philanthropic invention.

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