(Philanthropy) Ventures and Culture

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A Slate article proposes that becoming a Billionaire is really only getting half-way to the American Dream. Well that’s good to know considering myninjaplease is approaching the Trillion Sphere. Back to non-reality.

There are three major ways that are proving to be the most popular, present day philanthropic methodologies:

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If we were to go back and analyze the art side of philanthropy we would find that promoting innovation is really the key to getting any chance of getting a slice of the black and white pie.

Charitable giving in the U.S. totaled $260 billion in 2005, with giving to the arts, culture and humanities representing only 5.2 percent of overall giving, according to Giving USA. via

Where to start? Try this list of online giving markets (OGM) and frankly be careful of how you represent your creative exponents!
And now to the culture question. Why do individuals and groups of people engage in philanthropic activities? To promote their culture. So this becomes the greatest challenge for new associations amongst old giants:

to protect the corporate image or to project constant image linkage?

I think you know where we rest, my ninjas. And don’t let anthrophobia sway your dreams!

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Posted: August 15th, 2008
at 6:48am by Koookiecrumbles


Categories: philanthropy

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