In Transparency Talk
New from the Glasspockets blog
Eye On Sports Philanthropy: Serena Williams Courts Equity in Education
Serena Williams dominates the tennis court but few may know about her philanthropic efforts that target social justice issues. She is focused on giving back in ways that address the inequities she experienced first-hand, such as equal access to education and helping individuals and communities impacted by violence.
Eye on Golden Philanthropy: Neymar Nets Philanthropic Goals
Soccer phenom Neymar leverages his fame and global platform to draw attention to the causes he cares about. The Brazilian gold medalist has targeted philanthropic efforts toward impoverished communities in Brazil with a focus on clean water and sanitation, as well as education and health services for children.
Going For Gold
A close-up look at some Olympic-sized philanthropy
These Olympians are leaving their mark on philanthropy.
Steps to Transparency
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No matter where you start on the road to transparency, we've created a step-by-step approach to help you make strategic decisions in the context of your foundation's values and culture.
We've created a step-by-step approach to help you make strategic decisions in the context of your foundation's values and culture.
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