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8 Mistakes To Avoid When Starting Out In Philanthropy

Kris Putnam-Walkerly •

How new foundation leaders can have lasting and effective success. While many foundation boards are made up of veteran philanthropists, most new and emerging foundation heads are brand-new to the world of philanthropy . The philanthropic sector has grown steadily in the past few years; in 2017, foundation giving increased by 6% and corporate giving


Bitcoin helping shape L.A.’s real estate industry

Jacob Maslow •
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Los Angeles’ real estate market is on the rise, with the median home price jumping 8.4 percent year-over-year in March. Home prices in Southern California have risen to all-time highs, with condo prices rising $40,000 in the past year to an average price of $519,000. Prices nationwide are rising as the housing industry’s inventory levels


The Mural Building: Special Olympics Chicago


Special Olympics has been advocating for children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities for half a century, and it all started right here in Chicago. The first event was held at Soldier Field in 1968 and what followed was a movement that expanded sports programs to support aspiring athletes around the globe. As Chicago’s


What Is Crowdfunding?

Devin Thorpe •

Crowdfunding has become a loaded term, meaning so much more than just raising money from the public. In fact, it means different things to different people. New and old terms are sometimes being used to describe the same or similar activities. Here, I’ll break it down in hopes of bringing greater clarity to a question