Wednesday, February 27, 2008

Turkish President ratifies foundations law

Turkish President ratifies foundations law: "ANKARA - Turkey’s President Abdullah Gul has signed into law legislation allowing foreigners to establish new foundations on basis of reciprocity in Turkey."

Friday, February 22, 2008

Feel Good For A Fiver! - 22/02/2008

Feel Good For A Fiver! - 22/02/2008: "However, there is a way to spend some of your money which makes you feel permanently good. What's even better is that the taxman chips in to make you feel even happier. I am, of course, talking about giving to good causes via Gift Aid. Chinese philosopher Confucius sums up this philanthropic feeling rather well:

'He who wishes to secure the good of others has already secured his own.'"

Charities Aid Foundation - Even charity faces social divide

Charities Aid Foundation - Even charity faces social divide: "There are more charities in affluent areas than in poorer parts of the country, a new survey shows, but British people seem loathed to address this."

Wednesday, February 20, 2008

Hurricane Jason Eaton chops the locks for charity | NATIONAL | NEWS |

Hurricane Jason Eaton chops the locks for charity | NATIONAL | NEWS | "He was possibly the hairiest man in the Super 14, but Jason Eaton swapped his caveman look for a closer crop on Wednesday, raising $5000 for the charity CanTeen."

Tuesday, February 19, 2008 | comment | Social entrepreneurs deserve support | comment | Social entrepreneurs deserve support: "And this is what I want to address today. Specifically, I want to focus on social entrepreneurs whose organizations borrow from both the private sector and traditional charities. A social enterprise is like a business in that it makes money by trading goods or services. And it is like a charity in that its primary objective is a social good. What distinguishes it from both is its double and, in the best of cases, triple bottom line."

Thursday, February 14, 2008

London Free Press - Hockey - Giving back

London Free Press - Hockey - Giving back: "Much has changed in Gretzky's world since he made the transition from player to coach. Saving people's lives with defibrillators is one of them.

'I think the biggest thing that's changed in my life is the explosion of my foundation,' he said."

Taipei Times - archives

Taipei Times - archives: "Liberty, combat, philanthropy' might be a good motto for Taiwan.

Liberty is a question to be dealt with as a matter of the utmost urgency -- as a legacy from the people who sacrificed their life for it, like so many lilies engraved on the road of Taiwan's human rights."