How to Plan a Successful Charity Event

Planning a successful charity event can be a fulfilling project for anyone! Especially for those with strong community ties, it’s a powerful way to educate people about a cause and raise money toward real change. Here is a basic guide for even an amateur...

Walking for Charity

Walking for a cause is not a new technique in the philanthropy world.  Have you heard of Relay for Life, the annual overnight walk for cancer, organized in communities throughout the country?  Or perhaps you’re familiar with New York City’s annual Breast...

5 Inspiring Philanthropy Quotes

When philanthropy becomes a habit, it sometimes becomes too normal. We forget why we started giving back in the first place. In order to keep the integrity of your charity, sometimes you need to check in with yourself and find inspiration. This is important both for...

Khalsa Aid: A Sikh Philanthropy Organization

“Recognize all of the human race as one.” – Guru Gobind Singh Ji When we experience traumatic events from natural disasters and warfare, we all feel the effects together. Khalsa Aid began in 1999 as a response from a community of Sikhs in the UK to the refugees...

Diaspora Philanthropy: Giving Together

  What is a diaspora? Diaspora is defined as the dispersion or movement of a people from their original homeland. In communities of immigrants and their descendants, people adjust to their communities in a surprising way: by giving back. In my Sikh community,...

What is Philanthropy to You?

“Education is, and will be the most powerful tool for individual and social change and we must do all that it takes to facilitate it.” – Shiv Nadar   Philanthropy = Education from Bahadur Singh