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5 Ways to give on a budget

Part of CAAP’s Living It Up While Giving series on millenials and philanthropy One of the challenges we all face when it comes to charitable giving is finding that bit of extra room in our budgets. Fortunately — with just a few changes to your daily routine — you can find a way to make…

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NNAAC Youth Fellowship Program Application – Due July 31

The NNAAC Youth Fellowship program is a leadership development training program that has been developed through the National Network for Arab American Communities. The program is designed for Arab American undergraduate or graduate level college students, or recent graduates.  Fellows will be expected to work 16 hours per week in an Arab American serving organization,…

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Travel Philanthropy: Lebanon

Traveling abroad can be an opportunity to engage in philanthropy wherever you go. As part of our Travel Philanthropy series, we’ve taken you to Morocco, Palestine, Jordan, Egypt, and now—our second featured stop this summer—Lebanon. The country is home to a wide variety of nonprofit organizations, and together they reflect the tremendous diversity of the…

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Youth perceptions of civil rights in modern America

A new short film produced by the Ford Foundation asks the question: “What do we mean when we talk about civil rights?” Youth of all ages and backgrounds offer their thoughts on racial equity, discrimination, and diversity in America. They discuss the relevance of affirmative action, school and career opportunities for minorities, and what civil…

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The One Percent Difference

When everyone chips in and contributes, individual charitable giving doesn’t need to be too big to make a difference. In Ireland, a new campaign based on the power of small, nationwide giving serves as the perfect example of this. The One Percent Difference, an initiative launched this year in Dublin, seeks to raise giving levels…

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TGI attends youth philanthropy conference

This past weekend, members of our Teen Grantmaking Initiative (TGI) attended the annual Youth Grantmakers Summer Leadership Conference. The event drew more than 300 youth philanthropists and their advisors from all over the Midwest and beyond.  The teens had plenty of opportunities to explore social issues, attend workshops, and trade ideas and socialize with like-minded…

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Toyota donates time, expertise to feed hungry disaster victims

Many residents of Rockaway Beach, NY continue to feel the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy. As part of a partnership with Metro World Child, a local mobile distribution unit, Toyota has committed to share its time and expertise to help Sandy disaster victims. Toyota’s aim is to improve the food pantry’s operations, and reduce wait times…

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Travel Philanthropy: Egyptian reality tour

8/20/2013 Note: Due to the current unrest in Egypt, CAAP urges all travelers to exercise caution when visiting volatile regions. Our travel philanthropy series is based on the belief that you can do good and change the world wherever you are. We also love to showcase all the beautiful destinations the Middle East has to…

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AAPIP Civic Engagement Fund Film

AAPIP (Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy) has released a new short film about its Civic Engagement Fund (CEF) for Arab, Middle Eastern, Muslim and South Asian (AMEMSA) communities. The CEF is a San Francisco-based collaborative fund that emerged after 9/11 to build the capacity of new and emerging organizations that serve communities most impacted in…

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