Get ready for some big changes. The Adventures in New Giving project is evolving and becoming Philanthrogeek! Right now, you’ll find a “coming soon” page where you and your friends can sign up for updates and our launch announcement.
2012 was a big year for new, social [...]
After a very gratifying 9 weeks on the road, I’ve returned home to get organized and build on all the new relationships built and knowledge shared by the New Giving project.
Here’s an outline of what to expect in the coming weeks and months, including some important questions at the end. I’m looking for feedback [...]
The Adventures in New Giving is on the road. As I’m working from DC, I wanted to take some time to reflect on my time in the first stop of Tampa Bay & St. Petersburg and thank everyone involved
First off, thanks to my host Hampton Dohrman of Creative Pinellas community [...]
In most of the cities the Adventures visit, we plan to offer a local New Giving Summit. These will be lightly structured open spaces where the participants define the agenda.
If you have questions or suggestions, don’t hesitate to offer them in the comments section or get in touch. We’ll do our best to tailor [...]
Tonight, just in time to beat the deadline, the Adventures in New Giving received enough funding to get started!
Very soon, there will be many more specific thank yous and next steps before the project fully launches in June. In the meantime, let’s celebrate each other. It was so important to start this project through [...]
I recently reached out to a long list of folks I consider New Givers to make sure they knew about the Adventures project and to ask them to get involved. I’ve been getting positive feedback from some, but one response was a little more challenging and caused me to reflect on the project.
I won’t [...]
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Conference Dial-in: 1-218-862-1300
Conference Code: 218537
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An Open Forum on New Forms of Giving in the Altruistic Economy
On Thursday April 12 at 3-4:30 PM [...]
The Adventures in New Giving is driven by a sense of awe and curiosity. New Giving takes many forms and people give for many different reasons. I’ve already learned a lot from earlier interviews (some examples here and here), from the
Here’s an earlier piece on Lucy Bernholz and Open Data in Philanthropy. We’re not there yet, but what kind of world can we imagine if the “long tail” of New Giving could fully harness the power of data?
The primary goal of the Adventures in New Giving is to discover how crowd-and-community based philanthropy can play a role in transforming our economy into one that is fairer, more participatory, and built on community interdependence.
The heart of the project lies in a concern for building civic engagement and social capital and understanding what [...]