All posts tagged doing good

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The ‘Perils’ Of Checking Your Privilege

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After ‘Evil’ Experiment, Psychologist Inspires Heroes

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An Idealist’s Guide to Avoiding Burnout

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Tech Resistance: Giving Voice To The ‘Silent Majority’

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The Problem With Your Valentine’s Day Tip

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The Case Against Empathy

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Midnight Basketball: A Popular Distraction To Real Problems

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Doing Good as Muslim American and Being Shut Down

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Our Most Memorable Author Interviews of 2015

As the year wraps up, the Chronicle of Philanthropy is out with a list of notable books from 2015. We interviewed a number of the authors. They wrote about altruism, technology, poverty and education. Read more…

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Part Three: Is This Charity Any Good?

Want to know if a nonprofit deserves your money? Here’s what you should ask them: What would happen in your community if you went out of business tomorrow?

“I believe that an organization doesn’t deserve to ask for money if that question can’t be answered and with passion,”  says nonprofit advisor and Columbia University professor Doug White. After all, charities have a special place in society, he adds. Read more…