– "The heart of philanthropy is spiritual." Left brain, right heart is a great concept, used here on the subject of philanthropy by Randall Ottinger. I might add that the "right" also could refer to being ‘upright’ or even ‘righteous’ in our generosity. – NYTimes has an article on philanthropy and blogs. Quote: "Philanthropy has…Read More
Ideas from and for the new wave of emerging philanthropy: Using Facebook – Philanthropy.com looks at Raising money on facebook One Dollar at a Time – Andy Porteous tells me a faith community in Australia is trying to raise over $7 million, one dollar at a time, by Christmas 2008. Check it out on OneHitWonder…Read More
Reflections on Global Briefing.
Thanks for asking . . . the meetings went really well. Steve Steele pulled it all together with humor, tact and wise counsel. The Maclellan Foundation is a fantastic team of people who are absolutely committed to God and his what He is doing around the world. Which reminds me of the story of this…Read More
How To Ask Foundations for Money
Today I am writing up some proposals that i will be presenting to a number of Foundations when i am back in USA next month (Aug 21-25). This kind of thing really wears me out but its a necessary part of mission work and getting the job done. My previous mode of working was to…Read More
The Skinny on Support
Or, if i could have a long title, “Everything you wanted to know about the TallSkinnyKiwi and his money but were afraid he would ask”. I am writing this in response to a comment from a lovely housewife, and some others who asked me yesterday about my situation and how to help. If you dont…Read More