Charity MattersHow To

Chimp presents the Psychology of Giving from Chimp on Vimeo. We all know that giving to charity helps to improve the lives of the recipients. But what does it do for the donor? At a recent lunch-and-learn, Chimp staff learned how giving can boost your health and happiness from Dr. Elizabeth Dunn and Ashley Whillans, […]

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Having a conversation about giving with a child may seem a little awkward, but it is beneficial in the long run. It helps them become mindful of important issues and active members of the community. Research also shows that talking to children about charity has a greater impact on them than role modelling alone. Though […]

Charity MattersHow To

Social media is a cost-effective approach to drive fundraising efforts to a broad audience and a useful tool to keep supporters informed while adding a personal touch. Here are our five tips on how to use social media to maximize your fundraising success: Before you start sharing and engaging your audience on social media, it’s […]

Charity MattersHow To

Last week we addressed different giving trends. While many of these studies suggest a variety of driving factors that explain why individuals donate, all of them illustrate a significant difference in how each age demographic exercises philanthropy. In this post, we’re looking at studies that focus on the giving trends of future philanthropists: millennials. By […]