It seems every year we find ourselves saying that the past year was one to learn from. But it always seems to be true, particularly when we set aside some time to reflect. Philanthropy is not immune to the sentiment, particularly in our personal giving, and we believe there is a lot of value is…
This is designed to walk you through the things, activities, and relationships in your life and how they may have changed in the past year. As you work through the three categories (letting go, on the horizon, holding tight), give thought to areas that are both front of mind, and those that may be a…
The best philanthropy, the most beautiful philanthropy, is when we are giving as an outpouring and expression of our love.
Two years ago we featured six of our favorite Giving Circles in Los Angeles, the city where Starfish Impact was founded. Since then, Giving Circles have not only continued to grow in popularity, but also in number, and we decided to augment the original list with six more.
If you don’t have a crisis communications plan, there’s no better time than the present to start. And if you have one, today is the day that you should dust it off and revise it!
We spoke with several colleagues to gather input and have hosted a variety of team meetings, appreciation events, and team building retreats ourselves over the years. In this week’s post, we share some of the key elements that lead to a successful team retreat. Whether you’re planning your first one, or considering giving some new life to a tried and true method, take a look at these tips.
Beyond being a buzzword, ‘going green’ can have tremendous benefits at your nonprofit. From cost savings to increased employee engagement, to healthier workplaces and being better community stewards of resources, there are a number of highly relevant reasons to greening your nonprofit. But where to start? This week, we share some resources to ‘go green’ that help!
How do you prepare and pack for a trip that includes giving back and often in an unknown culture? While seemingly daunting, here are eight tips that might help you even better prepare for your upcoming trip.
With school breaks around the corner and increasing interest in voluntourism, we’re sharing a list of sites that offer travel opportunities that give back.
This week, we speak with Philanthropist Around Town, Estelle Reyes, Director of Community Engagement at LA Cleantech Incubator, about innovation, entrepreneurship, and finding her path into philanthropy.