News & Updates

Read the Wise Giving Wednesday blog each week to keep up to date on charity issues.

Heart of Giving, Pat Duffy Video video icon

In this week's episode, we interview Pat Duffy, Co-founder, The Giving Block. The Giving Block is a platform that enables nonprofits to accept cryptocurrency donations and works directly with crypto companies and users to donate to their favorite causes. Pat shares his journey from the non-profit and consulting sector into crypto and talks about some of the trends that he’s been seeing.
Jan 07, 2022

Wise Giving Wednesday: Honor Betty White by Supporting Animal Charities

We were saddened to learn that Betty White, one of the most beloved celebrities, passed away just weeks before her 100th birthday.
Jan 05, 2022

Heart Of Giving, Allison Fine and Beth Kanter video icon

In this week's episode of The Heart of Giving podcast, we discuss the upcoming book by authors Allison Fine and Beth Kanter, "The Smart Nonprofit: Staying Human-Centered in An Automated World". The book focuses on how the rise of "Smart Tech" has led to a shift of power away from people and it aims to help organizational leaders understand when and how to use the technology ethically and responsibly in order to become “Smart Nonprofits."
Jan 04, 2022

Heart of Giving Podcast, Asahi Pompey of Goldman Sachs video icon

This week on the Heart of Giving Podcast, we interview Asahi Pompey, Global Head of Corporate Engagement and President of the Goldman Sachs Foundation. We discuss contemporary Corporate Social Responsibility and Goldman Sachs as a case. We also talk about the implications of the One Million Black Women initiative undertaken by Goldman Sachs.
Jan 03, 2022

Wise Giving Wednesday: Last Minute Donations for 2021

As the year draws to a close, we thought it would be helpful to point out some end of year donation issues that might help you make last minute giving decisions.
Dec 29, 2021

Wise Giving Wednesday: Donating to Super Typhoon Rai Relief

News accounts report that over 375 lost their lives and hundreds were injured when Super Typhoon Rai (also known by the name Odette) hit the Philippines last week.
Dec 22, 2021