Weekly News Recap: September 23, 2016

Ron Joyce, left, and his son Steven Joyce from the Joyce Family Foundation announced a $2 million donation to Holland College in Charlottetown on Sept. 16, 2016. - Ryan Ross/The Guardian

Philanthropic personalities

  • Philanthropy: Buffett looks to younger generation "Warren Buffett, the 86-year-old billionaire who committed most of his wealth to charity, said he expects younger entrepreneurs, such as the co-founders of Airbnb, to be better messengers than him about the benefits of donating a fortune." (9/21/16)


Best of breed

  • The Greatest Sales Deck I’ve Ever Seen I'm reading this and thinking: This is great, this is helpful for me and our company. Then, two-thirds of the way through, it hits me: Yes, this helpful to me but it is also directly analogous to how nonprofits need to be developing their case for support. The flow looks similar to something you might have seen before but there are subtle and important differences that matter, especially today. Take a look. (9/15/16)

  • YouTube: Doctors Without Borders - Your Support Goes A Long Way Great video case for support. Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) Canada's need is distilled into a simple but compelling narrative. CANADIAN STORY (9/11/16)

Philanthropic controversy


Life and careers hacks

Large gifts

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