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How To Survive Largest Generational Wealth Transfer In Human History

New York, N.Y.  The greatest transfer of wealth in history is happening right now, according to a study from the Boston College Center on Wealth and Philanthropy. A staggering amount – $59 trillion – is projected to be passed down to heirs, charities and taxes between 2007 and 2061. “We are in the middle of […]

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Watermill Center Benefit ‘Circus of Stillness… Power Over Wild Beasts’

Watermill, N.Y.  One of my favorite events of the summer is the much anticipated Watermill Center Summer Benefit. This year marked the 22nd year and was named ‘Circus of Stillness… the power over wild beasts” and raised over $1.9 Million to support The Watermill Center’s year round residency and education programs. Performance Artist. Photo: Steve […]

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Calamus Foundation Awards $1 Million for LGBT Elder Housing

New York, N.Y.  Making a major investment to advance anti-discrimination protections for the growing number of older LGBT Americans, The Calamus Foundation of New York has awarded SAGE (Services and Advocacy for GLBT Elders) $1 million to expand its national LGBT Elder Housing Initiative, launched in early 2015 to combat widespread discrimination against LGBT older […]

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Foundation to Award Networking Star at Social Event

New York, N.Y.  A New York City business and philanthropic leader will receive the J. Luce Foundation’s Global Adviser Award on May 19 at a networking event for established professionals supporting children with cancer in the Steelcase offices on Columbus Circle. Sloane Marcus, Vice President, and Jeff Buffum, founder, at last fall’s Angel Compass Network […]

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Philanthropy Through Travel Initiative

New York, N.Y. An impressive event in its own right by all accounts took Manhattan by surprise Wednesday evening April 29th orchestrated and carried out to perfection by Ms Georgia Nomikos, president of the Orpheus Luxury collection. Who says you can’t pair luxury travel with goodwill and humanity? As Ms. Nomikos so ably proclaimed “In […]

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Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation’s Rush HeARTS Luncheon

New York, N.Y.  Russell Simmons, Cynthia Nixon, Kenneth Cole, Cynthia Rowley, and Angela Simmons were just a few of the many attendees at this week’s Rush HeARTS Luncheon at The Plaza Hotel, hosted by the Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation. Danny Simmons, Angela Simmons and Russell Simmons. Photo Getty Images. Cynthia Nixon served as the host of […]

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Tough Man, Tender Chicken: Philanthropist Frank Perdue

Salisbury, MD.  I grew up with my family watching Frank Perdue on TV and eating his chicken once a week, the first corporate executive to market his own product. He was a warm man, but I did not really know him. Now, thanks to his widow, Mitzi Perdue, and her new book Tough Man, Tender Chicken, […]

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Luce Leadership Awards Recognize Youth Working to Better Humanity

New York, N.Y.  The James Jay Dudley Luce Foundation honors young leaders making a difference on a global level at its second annual Luce Leadership Awards Ceremony & Reception. Recipients are chosen on their ability to better humanity, either in the U.S. or abroad, by displaying characteristics of honor, intelligence, benevolence and integrity.   2013 Luce […]

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