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All Those Philanthropists, Doing All That Philanthropy

Philanthropist. Just look at the word. Looks fancy. Just picture it… ball gowns, clinking cocktails, diamonds, furs, hobnobbing, chit-chatting, schmoozing, old money, family secrets, billowing cigars, bellowing laughter, big names on big buildings, more diamonds, private jets, chauffeurs, white haired men posing for pictures with oversized checks, golf tournaments and galas, men in tails, trophy...

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The BIG Prize

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We just completed the voting process for The BIG Prize, a $10,000 grant we award to the Austin nonprofit organization with the most public support of their donor relations activities. So I’m thinking lately about what constitutes “good donor relations” and why many organizations have a difficult time employing best practices...

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Heritage Society Of Austin

I love my job at I Live Here, I Give Here for many reasons; one of which is that I get to learn about the great non-profits in Austin and their amazing community work. The organization I have most recently become acquainted with is the Heritage Society of Austin. The Heritage Society works to preserve...

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