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Mar
27
2014
Last week, I was fortunate enough to attend and present at the #GivingTuesday Best Practices Summit at the United Nations Foundation’s new Washington, D.C., office. The event was designed to allow #GivingTuesday partners to compare notes, share...
Mar
25
2014
Here at the Case Foundation, we are always on the lookout for what's disruptive in the social sector. Each week, we'll share the latest new and information--whether it's about a fearless organization doing great work, a breakthrough development that...
Mar
13
2014
SXSW 2014
We went, we saw, we conquered. SXSW 2014 Interactive is now officially closed, but there is still much to be done—from cementing new partnerships, and applying what we have learned, to sharing new ideas with our colleagues. Here is a brief recap of...
Feb
26
2014
We’re packing our suitcases and heading down to Austin this week for SXSW Interactive—a five-day festival that showcases a mix of digital creativity, emerging technology and unique networking events. From March 6 through 11, members of the Case...
Feb
20
2014
Picture of daughter and father team that started Callie's Coffee
At the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, we often think about philanthropy in terms of its direct impact on others -- such as how many people were fed or how many children were vaccinated. While we often focus on how to achieve the greatest level...
Feb
18
2014
Last week, we marked a monumental achievement for the nonprofit sector. Network for Good, the online giving portal launched nearly 15 years ago, has now processed more than $1 billion in online donations. Since its inception in 2001, the Network for...
Feb
14
2014
Mix of black and white print, abstract
Everydayhero was one of the earliest companies involved in online giving when it launched in 2007. Now the Australian site, which offers a peer-to-peer fundraising platform, as well as branded fundraising pages for charities, is coming to the U...
Feb
06
2014
As 2014 gets underway, our military is preparing to mark the official end of the Afghanistan war as all but a handful of U.S. troops are set to come home by year’s end. This is by far the longest war that America has ever fought and the cost has...
Jan
28
2014
When I started my graduate studies, the word “philanthropy” appeared often. Through textbooks I learned the traditional definition of philanthropy: Love of humankind in the form of time, talent and treasure.  This high-level concept has seen...
Jan
06
2014
Running Shoes, courtesy of doviende
With the new year comes exciting new challenges and opportunities. Many of us will choose to tackle those possibilities by making a resolution (or two, or three…) as we ring in 2014. Some of the more popular resolutions you might make this year...
Jan
03
2014
At the Case Foundation, we believe good data on both financial and social returns is critical to scaling impact investing. So we were encouraged to see two reports released this fall that provide new insights on promising financial returns from a...

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