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  • Foreword
  • Introduction
    • About This Book
    • Foolish Assumptions
    • Icons Used in This Book
    • Beyond the Book
    • Where to Go from Here
  • Part I: Getting Started with Charity & Philanthropy
    • Chapter 1: Introducing Philanthropy: Your Passport to Helping Others
      • Getting into the Spirit of Giving and Philanthropy
      • Identifying Ways to Give
        • Giving remotely or in person
        • Acting spontaneously or in a co-ordinated fashion
        • Addressing immediate needs or solving long-term problems
      • Finding Causes and Organisations to Support
        • Focusing on favourite causes
        • Choosing an organisation
      • Staying Engaged and Committed
        • Following-up and following-through
        • Sharing your hope, commitment, and energy with others
        • Staying positive
      • Improving the World Today, Tomorrow, and into the Future
        • Making the world a better place today
        • Being a champion for the next generation
    • Chapter 2: Working out Why and How You Want To Give
      • Understanding Your Philanthropic Motivation
        • Giving as a personal mission
        • Building a career: The professional path
        • Making giving a way of life
      • Determining the Extent of Your Philanthropy
        • Defining the scale of your giving
        • Knowing what you have to offer
      • Getting through Giving: What You Receive in Return
        • Benefitting emotionally
        • Considering the financial benefits
        • Recognising the social and personal benefits
      • Managing Your Expectations
        • Keeping expectations in check during the exploration phase
        • Understanding what you want during the commitment phase
        • Managing expectations as things change
      • Bringing Families Together
        • Sharing with your immediate family
        • Bringing your extended family on board
        • Reaching out to friends and associates
    • Chapter 3: Figuring Out How and What You Can Give
      • Giving Your Time
        • Brother, can you spare some time? Deciding how much you can give
        • Maxing out your minutes
        • Becoming a weekend and weeknight warrior
        • Giving big time: Radical sabbaticals
      • Making Best Use of Your Talents
        • Taking inventory of your skills
        • Explaining your abilities
        • Finding the right fit for your talents
      • Dealing in Transactions
        • Accepting that what goes in must come out
        • Empowering through transactions
        • Examining cause-related transactions
      • Handing over Your Treasure
        • Choosing between donations and investments
        • Determining how much you can give
      • Making Choices and Setting Limits: Understanding that Both Are Beneficial
    • Chapter 4: Discovering and Implementing Your Philanthropic Passion
      • Searching for a Cause That Sparks Your Passion
        • Going with what you know: Charity begins at home
        • Gathering info about charities beyond your local area
        • Thinking about what inspires you in other areas of your life
        • When helping one charity isn't enough: Prioritising your efforts
      • Deciding Where to Focus Your Philanthropy
        • Addressing the cause
        • Helping to tackle the symptoms
      • Checking Out Your Chosen Charities: Due Diligence
        • Getting the basics on charitable organisations
        • Asking the right questions
        • Rating and ranking charities
      • Taking Initial Steps to Maximise Your Impact
        • Managing your relationship with the charity
        • Spreading the word to help your cause
        • Amplifying your giving
        • Doing good and doing business at the same time
  • Part II: Knowing Where Your Money Goes: Which Sector Is For You?
    • Chapter 5: Encouraging Education Around the World
      • Going to the Head of the Class: Education Philanthropy
        • Looking at the positive effects of an educated population
        • Focusing on continuing education and worker re-education
      • Supporting Educational Establishments
        • Spreading literacy and knowledge via libraries
        • Preserving and sharing culture: Museums
        • Helping universities: Centres of excellence
      • Creating Tomorrow's Leaders: Youth Groups
        • Volunteering to empower girls around the world
        • Increasing employment opportunities
      • Spreading the Power of Education: Inspirational Stories
        • Renewing urban education
        • Pulling together to help an area's children
        • Bridging the education gap
        • Unleashing scientific minds
        • Providing free education to anyone anywhere: Open-source learning
        • Growing the creative class
        • Playing ‘games for good’
    • Chapter 6: Surfing the Age Tidal Wave: Helping the Elderly
      • Building an Active Senior Giveback Lifestyle
        • Redefining retirement: Pursuing an encore career
        • Volunteering your hard-earned skills
        • Sharing your experiences and stories
      • Creating Support Communities
        • Building a tribe: Help for carers
        • Encouraging a spirit of trust between the generations
        • Activating all the generations of your community
      • Helping the Elderly
        • Volunteering at elder care communities
        • Being supportive of elders
        • Feeding your elders
        • Sharing your pets with your elders
    • Chapter 7: Nur??turing the Planet's Children
      • Getting Started in Children's Charities
      • Creating Play Spaces for Children
        • Finding your project
        • Examining two inspirational projects
      • Supporting Children through Education
        • Getting involved at the grassroots level
        • Supporting early childhood development
        • Encouraging teenagers to stay in further education
      • Promoting Nurturing Environments and Safe Havens
        • Tackling poor nutrition
        • Offering a wealth of experiences
        • Addressing safety and care issues
    • Chapter 8: Getting Healthy Together: Philanthropy and Healthcare
      • Looking into Healthcare and Carers
        • Recognising the challenges that carers face
        • Finding ways to support carers
        • Providing opportunities to socialise and network
        • Offering training opportunities
      • Increasing Access to Healthcare in Developed Countries
        • Supporting speciality clinics in the UK
        • Improving access to UK health clinics
      • Promoting Health in the Poorest Regions of the World
        • Beating the scourge of malaria
        • Tackling tuberculosis
        • Putting the focus on prevention
        • Addressing the dangers of pregnancy and childbirth
        • Getting healthcare to isolated communities
      • Contributing towards a Variety of Other Healthcare Causes
        • Providing aid to people suffering from paralysis
        • Promoting organ donation to save lives
        • Helping out hospitals and doctors
        • Endowing research projects
        • Raising awareness campaigns
      • Using Technology to Improve Health
        • Exploring online ways to improve health
        • Preventing tomorrow's health problems
    • Chapter 9: Becoming Eco: Protecting the Planet
      • Going Green: Finding Inspiration and a Focus
        • Taking small steps to generate big effects
        • Teaming up to do good
      • Coming Clean on Sanitation
        • Finding out the faecal facts
        • Playing your part
      • Water, Water Everywhere . . . But Is It Fit to Drink?
        • Ensuring safe drinking water
        • Helping water conservation efforts
        • Working to protect the world's oceans
      • Protecting the Planet's Animals
        • Saving animal habitats
        • Rescuing animals in your home community
      • Greening Your Community
        • Combating pollution
        • Reducing carbon emissions
        • Creating a community garden
    • Chapter 10: Venturing into Venture Philanthropy
      • Understanding Venture Philanthropy
        • Looking at the benefits
        • Understanding why venture philanthropy matters
        • Examining different models
        • Finding venture philanthropy organisations to support
        • Planning your investment
      • Providing Healthy, Nutritious Food
        • Joining needs and solutions together
        • Building awareness around healthy eating
        • Creating all-natural brands
      • Harnessing Technology with Mobile Mania
        • Using intermediaries
        • Communicating with micro-entrepreneur networks
        • Making micro-marketplaces with mobile money
      • Tying Your Interests to Venture Philanthropy
        • Transforming fashion into philanthropic passion
        • Searching out natural, healthy, and sustainable beauty ingredients
        • Being thrifty is hip
        • Seeking sustainable packaging options
    • Chapter 11: Solving Problems through Innovation and Technology
      • Thinking about Technology's Role in Philanthropy
      • Providing the Most Basic Needs with Technology
        • Housing the world's most vulnerable populations
        • Disaster relief: Helping during crises
      • Competing for Good in the Virtual World
        • Tapping into the allure of games
        • Looking closely at how games motivate players
        • Challenging gamers to tackle real-world problems
        • Tackling mega challenges with mega prizes: The XPRIZE story
      • Collaborating for a Better Tomorrow: Crowdfunding
        • Putting the crowd to work
        • Finding a crowdfund project to support
        • Starting your own campaign
        • GiveForward: Raising funds to cover medical bills
        • Kick starting a new mission: Kickstarter
        • CrowdRise: Tapping into the power of a fanbase
      • Calling All Experts
        • Social entrepreneurs: Making change happen
        • Supplying social ventures and charities with IT
  • Part III: Delivering on Your Good Intentions: Practical Ways to Get Involved
    • Chapter 12: Donating Your Time to Help Out Others
      • Considering Time-Giving Ideas
      • Providing Housing for People in Need
        • Exercising your muscle power to build homes
        • Selecting a reputable organisation
        • Taking necessary precautions
      • Rethinking Hunger and Health
        • Combating hunger in your hometown: Working at a soup kitchen
        • Feeding new parents
        • Tackling hunger through community gardens and local farms
      • Preparing Your Own Care
      • Offering Medical Help to the Urban Poor
      • Contributing Your Time to Being a Great Citizen of the World
        • Taking a gap year to help, learn, and share
        • Inspiring and guiding children
    • Chapter 13: Making Use of Your Specific Talents
      • Working at Good Works: Considerations when Donating Your Talents
      • Bringing in the Bankers and Accountants: Providing Financial Services
        • Helping people escape poverty through access to financial tools
        • Volunteering in the financial services industry
      • Summoning All Lawyers: Helping Out the Little Guys
        • Lending your legal expertise
        • Building your pro bono legal practice
      • Calling All Creative Types: Moving People to Take Action
        • Sharing great untold stories
        • Creating public awareness
        • Donating your intellectual property
        • Making music festivals with a mission
      • Transmitting Your Tech Talent
        • Joining a hackathon
        • Supporting a small charity's IT systems
        • Contributing to an open-source platform
        • Sharing your knowledge freely: Wikis
    • Chapter 14: Sharing Your Treasure
      • Donating Money and Assets: A Few Things to Know
      • Making a Big Difference with Small Treasure
        • Devising an effective donation strategy
        • Thinking about giving as a daily budget item
        • Mobilising your network to give
      • Going Big: Big Treasure, Big Responsibility
      • No Treasure? No Problem: Seeing How You Can Still Give
      • Creating a Multiplier Effect
        • Looking into matching programmes
      • Encouraging your company to engage in do-good partnerships
        • Using skilled workers in developing countries: Samasource
    • Chapter 15: Making an Impact with Your Transactions
      • Recognising the True Cost of Your Purchases
        • Reading the labels
        • Thinking about the product in a larger sense
        • Checking out the company
      • Buying into Awareness Campaigns
        • Supporting campaigns you believe in
        • Viewing an example of a successful anti-slavery campaign: The Somaly Mam Foundation
        • Being a savvy consumer-philanthropist
        • Creating your own awareness campaign
      • Travelling with a Heart: Where to Go and Where to Stay
        • Exploring culture: Visiting eco-friendly cities
        • Taking the LEED: Eco-friendly lodgings
        • Checking out other tips for the caring traveller
      • Reducing Your Carbon Footprint
        • Introducing the idea of smart transport
        • Picking a mode of transport that reduces your carbon footprint
        • Zipcar: Car-sharing programmes
        • Pedalling power
        • Lowering your carbon footprint by how you shop
      • Helping the Planet One Meal at a Time: Food Shopping
        • Taking a closer look at your food items and how they're grown
        • Choosing where to shop
        • Deciding what to buy
        • Recovering food deserts
      • Keeping the Shirt on your Back: Shopping for Clothes
        • Paying attention to issues that matter: Going organic
        • Understanding what the labels mean in the fashion world
    • Chapter 16: Investing Financially in a Brighter Tomorrow
      • Understanding Socially Responsible Investing
        • Caring about returns – financial and otherwise
        • Bringing business sense to social problems
      • Screening for Socially Responsible Companies
        • Investing in the ‘good’ or avoiding the ‘bad’: Types of screening
        • Paying attention to the triple bottom line
        • Looking into a company's decision-making
        • Determining whether your vision and the company's practices are in sync
      • Taking a More Active Role: Impact Investing
        • Identifying the areas you want to impact
        • Establishing your impact-investment criteria
        • Choosing where your money goes
        • Evaluating your investment impact
      • Doing Good while Doing Well
        • Integrating impact investing into your financial life
        • Matching philanthropic purpose and profits
    • Chapter 17: Getting Strategic in Your Giving and Philanthropy
      • Preparing to Give: Financial Planning
        • Understanding the tax implications of charitable giving
        • Determining which accounts to give from
        • Pounds and pence: Working the numbers to keep your donations flowing
        • Discovering donor-advised funds
      • Getting Up to Speed on Legal Stuff
        • Following the rules when claiming tax relief for charitable giving
        • Donating physical items
        • Sending donations overseas
        • Using overseas bank accounts
        • Helping overseas charities directly
        • Watching out for scams
        • Tackling solicitation
      • Creating Checklists before Writing the Cheque
      • Examining What Happens After You Give
        • Following the money
        • Monitoring your contributions
        • Evaluating the results
  • Part IV: The Part of Tens
    • Chapter 18: Ten Compelling Reasons to Give
      • Sharing is the Right Thing to Do
      • Giving Makes You Feel Good
      • Empowering Yourself to Make Change
      • Building Friendships and Family
      • Strengthening Your Community
      • Taking On the Biggest Challenges
      • Building Bridges between Cultures
      • Improving the Planet for the Next Generation
      • Unleashing Inspiration
      • Creating Goodwill among Nations
    • Chapter 19: Ten Ideas for Telling Your Philanthropic Story
      • Defining Your Mission
      • Building Your Basic Storyline
      • Sharing Your Story through Word of Mouth
      • Tapping into the Power of Social Media
      • Writing Articles for Traditional Publishing Channels
      • Writing a Book or Making a Film
      • Engaging in Guerrilla Marketing
      • Hiring a Professional Publicist
      • Throwing a Fundraiser
      • Vetting Your Story with Family and Friends
    • Chapter 20: Ten Great Ways to Start Giving… Today
      • Making the Commitment to Give
      • Donating Online
      • Supporting a Local Shelter or Food Bank
      • Volunteering to Help Feed the Poor
      • Signing up for a Charity Walk, Run, or Cycle
      • Reducing, Reusing, and Recycling Right Now
      • Supporting a Friend's Social Venture
      • Joining Your Employer's Volunteer Programme
      • Initiating Your Own Social Venture
      • Stopping Making Excuses and Taking Action
  • Appendix: Where We're Donating Our Resources and Why
    • Karl T. Muth
    • John W. Kluge
    • Michael Lindenmayer
  • About the Authors
  • Cheat Sheet
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