Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, has ordered the creation of an air bridge to provide critical relief supplies for the Rohingya refugees fleeing from the conflict in Myanmar. The air bridge, which reaffirms Dubai’s commitment to support the emergency efforts of UN and Non-Governmental…

His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, received recently on a telephone call from Bill Gates, co-founder of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. During the telephone call, Bill Gates extended the congratulations to His Highness Shaikh Mohammad bin Zayed…

DUBAI: Private giving can help the wider economy — if it’s planned well. That’s what three philanthropy experts told delegates to the third of a series of Dubai Economy Talks, this one entitled Blending Social and Financial Value, at the Armani Hotel, Downtown Dubai, on Wednesday. And while the idea of charitable donations was mentioned,…

Two days ago, Dubai Municipality announced that they will be donating a generous amount of money to charity for every motorists who would participate in a Car Free Day. For every cars that will not be used by the residents for a day, charities across UAE will benefit and some amount of money will be…

Montenegrin Red Cross opened a bank account for collecting aid for refugees from Syria. The number of account is 520-5188-31 in Hipotekarna Bank. This action aims to contribute to refugees from Aleppo and Syria, and to give an opportunity to Montenegrin citizens to demonstrate their solidarity. “All gathered help will be forwarded to the International…

Vanguard Charitable has recently announced that Kevin Cavanaugh will join the organization as chief financial officer. Cavanaugh most recently served as CFO and vice president of finance and administration at the Chemical Heritage Foundation, a non-profit foundation dedicated to preserving and making known the history of the chemical sciences. Now as the CFO of Vanguard…

Fidelity Charitable is ready to help financial advisors in providing philanthropic services For those who haven’t heard about it, Fidelity Charitable is an independent public charity and donor-advised fund, which some weeks ago presented a new Charitable Planning Practice Management program, in order to help firms and advisors incorporate philanthropic planning and giving strategies into…

Giving Pledge is a commitment and an effort to help address society’s most pressing problems, giving the opportunity to the world’s wealthiest individuals and families to commit more than half of their wealth to philanthropy during their lifetime or in their will. It was created by Warren Buffett, Bill and Melinda Gates. It is more…

It is well known that investors who benefit from inheritance often want to give some of these resources to charity and philanthropic giving for many reasons. But that also raises a lot of questions, such as how much focus do they want to give to this effort? Or, how important is it to them to…

Under the initiative of the world known fashion designer Johny Dar, the “Jeans for refugees” campaign will see the light of day. More specifically, the famous artist was concerning about the well-being of thousands of refugees, over 65 million around the world. Thus, with the support of various celebrities organized an artistic fundraising in order…

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