And The Award Goes To...

And The Award Goes To...

By Maggie Neilson for The Huffington Post
"By leveraging these high-visibility moments, the entertainment industry can set a philanthropic engagement trend we can all be proud of -- one that will improve our world and resonate with their audiences." 

Creating Change By Changing Yourself

Creating Change By Changing Yourself

By Trevor Neilson for The Huffington Post
"If we can teach our minds to be calm, to be quiet, to operate from a place of strength instead of fear, and to see risk as a part of the constant change of life we can do incredible things."

Let's Actually Live Our American Values

Let's Actually Live Our American Values

By Maggie Neilson for The Huffington Post
"Innocent people are fleeing Syrian violence and coming to the U.S. simply seeking safety. We cannot watch the greatest humanitarian crisis since WWII and let our leaders toss aside our legacy in favor of xenophobic fearmongering."

U.S. Legacy Of Welcoming Refugees

U.S. Legacy Of Welcoming Refugees

Global Philanthropy Group Report
The U.S. is fully capable of vetting refugees with a system in place that includes repeated high-level security checks, biometric screening, an interview with the Department of Homeland Security, and a medical screening. 

Situation Report: Hurricane Patricia

Situation Report: Hurricane Patricia

Global Philanthropy Group Situation Report
Hurricane Patricia struck the coast of Jalisco state with 165MPH winds early evening on Friday October 23, becoming the strongest hurricane to make landfall on the Pacific coast of Mexico. 

It's Time For Impact Investors To Create Compound Impact

It's Time For Impact Investors To Create Compound Impact

By Trevor Neilson for The Huffington Post
"It's time for permanent capital and permanent change. It's time for a long-term view. The first step in creating "compound impact" is actually believing we can achieve it."

It's Time To Align Your Investments With Your Values

It's Time To Align Your Investments With Your Values

By Trevor Neilson for The Huffington Post
"If investors who care about addressing the many problems of the world move their investments into companies who proactively do good in the world over long periods of time, we will unlock a revolution in finance."

How Our Culture Of Connection Is Changing Philanthropy

How Our Culture Of Connection Is Changing Philanthropy

By Trevor Neilson for the UN Foundation's Global Connections Blog
"The many handshakes, panel discussions and dinners that will happen this month will have far less impact if we don't harness the power of human empathy, embrace new technologies and create stories that inspire action."

Situation Report: Syrian Refugee Crisis

Situation Report: Syrian Refugee Crisis

Global Philanthropy Group Situation Report
The magnitude of the Syrian refugee crisis was brought home in early September when photos of a drowned Syrian boy found washed ashore on a Turkish beach rocked international media.

Burning For Social Change

Burning For Social Change

By Trevor Neilson for RYOT
"My challenge to burners is to think beyond just the desert this weekend. Think about how you can carry the principles and community you cherish at this event into an ongoing cycle of social change."

Situation Report: Police Brutality

Situation Report: Police Brutality

Global Philanthropy Group Situation Report
A growing body of evidence highlights that despite the constitutional promise of equal treatment under the law, America continues to grapple with systemic racial discrimination by the police.

Introducing Startup Services

Introducing Startup Services

Global Philanthropy Group Press Release
Global Philanthropy Group will leverage its experience to create tailor-made strategies for startups wanting to build philanthropy into their business models from the earliest stages. 

How United Way Of Metropolitan Dallas Is Ushering In A New Wave Of Philanthropy

How United Way Of Metropolitan Dallas Is Ushering In A New Wave Of Philanthropy

By Trevor Neilson for The Huffington Post
"While the AT&T stadium in Dallas is usually filled with rowdy Cowboys fans, last Friday it was packed with 20,000 United Way supporters. In and of itself, this is pretty remarkable -- that 20,000 people care enough about the challenges in their community to show up on a Friday night."

Situation Report: Ebola

Situation Report: Ebola

Global Philanthropy Group Situation Report
The current outbreak in West Africa, (first cases notified in March 2014), is the largest and most complex Ebola outbreak since the Ebola virus was first discovered. There have been more cases and deaths in this outbreak than all others combined.

Technology Is Feminism's Friend And Foe

Technology Is Feminism's Friend And Foe

Quote by Maggie Neilson in CNN
"I think two of the strengths of technology on its own are relevant with women's issues; one is the ability to give voice and two is the ability to connect," Neilson said during the panel discussion.