Category Archives: The Giving Carnival

Flashback: Carnivals, Podcasts & More

This week I’m reviewing the history of Tactical Philanthropy and digging through the archives. You can see Monday’s post for more background. One of the reasons I started Tactical Philanthropy was to have a platform to talk about philanthropy with other people. As a wealth manager, my professional network was not (prior to launching the […]

Why Do People Give to Charity?

Jason Dick, who blogs at A Small Change, is hosting this month’s Giving Carnival. He’s also created a Google Group for the Giving Carnival to make it easy for people to stay up to date on future events and sign up to host (I’m amazed how the Carnival has grown since I started it with […]

The Giving Carnival

The next Giving Carnival will be hosted by Seeking Grant Money Today. The deadline for submission is October 15. Arlene Spencer describes this edition’s topic: The topic for this Giving Carnival is… Are relationships "everything" in philanthropy, today? Here are some questions to get you thinking: If philanthropic relationships are not everything, what is critical […]

The Giving Carnival

A record 22 submissions are in this month’s Giving Carnival on the blog Fundraising for Nonprofits. The topic is Predicting the Future of Fundraising. I’ll be posting my take on the contributions next week. You should go check them out now.

The Giving Carnival: Fundraising for Nonprofits

Gayle Roberts will be hosting the next Giving Carnival on her blog Fundraising for Nonprofits: I’ll be featuring a collection of links to all submitted blog posts and comments on the topic of “Predicting the Future of Fundraising.” Building off one of this blog’s most popular past articles, I invite you to take a trip […]

The Giving Carnival: GiveWell

Holden Karnofsky’s GiveWell blog hosts the return of the Giving Carnival and ask the question, “What charitable cause are you personally most passionate about?” He got a large response. Check it out. If you’re interested in hosting a future Giving Carnival, email the current host.

Carnival of Nonprofit Consultants

Katya Andresen’s Nonprofit Marketing Blog is hosting the current Carnival of Nonprofit Consultants (which is the inspiration behind The Giving Carnival, currently accepting submissions on GiveWell). Katya decided to have a little fun this week: I invited savvy bloggers to submit their “top five” lists.  Top five wisecracks, top five wise insights, top five anything—and […]

The Giving Carnival

The Giving Carnival is back! The GiveWell blog is the first stop on what is now a traveling event. This week’s topic is: what charitable cause are you personally most passionate about? Please post a comment to this post by midnight of 8/4/07, either linking to your post or containing your response. If you have […]

The Giving Carnival: Edition One

I’m on vacation this week. This post originally appeared on January 23, 2007. This first edition of the Giving Carnival brought together many of the philanthropy bloggers. Bill Schambra created a panel discussion at the Hudson Institute about aligned investing after reading the Giving Carnival posts and invited Allison Fine and Lucy Bernholz to sit […]

Reviving the Giving Carnival

When I started the Giving Carnival, the intention was to facilitate discussion between philanthropy bloggers. It seemed to work rather well, but I quickly realized that the discussion was too much of a closed loop. I’ve written at length about my interest (obsession?) with cross-disciplinary conversations and approaches to solving problems. So I stopped producing […]