Jon Farzam’s Blog
Many aspects of traveling are inherently wasteful. For those people wanting to reduce their environmental impact while still enjoying travel, there is a new program called The Green Lodging Project.
People wonder about the definition of philanthropy. Originating from the words “love of humanity,” the concept means generosity in all forms. A philanthropist is spoken as someone who gives their time, talent, or treasure in the hopes of creating a better world. Contrary to popular belief, it doesn’t matter who you are or how much is in your bank account. Anybody who wants to be a philanthropist can become one.
In June of 1998, Theresa Robertson was an inner-city adolescent. When she was 12 years old, she skipped school with two of her friends and went to Manhattan Beach. Robertson and her friends spent the day sunbathing, surfing, and playing in the sand. Then the ocean...
Giving back to the local area and helping your neighbors are two forms of philanthropy at the community level. There are many ways to accomplish this without going broke or losing all of your spare time.
Many people who feel altruistic don’t know where to find legitimate charities. In Santa Monica, there is an official list of nonprofits recognized by the Chamber of Commerce. This is a great jumping-off point for your quest to find which causes to support.
Corporate philanthropy is on the decline. The latest numbers show that it has fallen by more than half over the course of the last year. Critics as well as investors have high expectations for executives that can be difficult to balance. Communicate Well With...