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In this week's episode of the Heart of Giving Podcast, Dan Porterfield, the President and CEO of The Aspen Institute, joins us for the first of a two-part conversation about his experience working in the field of education and how he has strived to create new opportunities by eliminating existing disparities in education.
Apr 27, 2021
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Wise Giving Wednesday – Earth Day 2021

Every April, environmental activists around the world honor our planet through April 22nd Earth Day celebrations and environmental action. Now in its 51st year, Earth Day also inspires environmental supporters to reflect on pressing environmental concerns of our time
Apr 21, 2021
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In this week's episode, Jim Manis, the Founder of the Mobile Giving Foundation, shares his vision of using the mobile channel for charitable giving.
Apr 19, 2021
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Wise Giving Wednesday: Volunteering

National Volunteer Week takes place from April 18th to the 21st. This provides recognition to all the individuals that help charities and others through their generous donation of time.
Apr 14, 2021
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In this week's episode of the Heart of Giving Podcast, we hear from Kelley Bevis, the Co-Founder and Executive Director of A Cat's Life Rescue (ACLR), as she talks about how she juggles her passion for the inspiring work she does with ACLR with her day job as the General Counsel of the BBB Wise Giving Alliance.
Apr 12, 2021
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Wise Giving Wednesday: Giving By Example

One of the principle lessons in charitable fundraising is that donors contribute when they are “asked” either through direct mail, telephone calls, online requests, grant proposals, fundraising events and/or social media.
Apr 07, 2021