10 Steps to Becoming a More Effective Philanthropist

Posted on May 21, 2012

     In a great article posted on denverpost.com, are 10 great steps for becoming a more effective philanthropist.  These steps are all essential to being philanthropic and living a life will be filled with more tzedakah, chesed, and tikkun olam.

Here are the 10 steps:

 1) Determine why you’re giving and what outcomes you want to achieve. 2) Develop a strategy to achieve your goals 3) Volunteer your time 4) Involve your family 5) Research before you give 6) Give boldly in your lifetime 7) Go deep, not wide (give more money to fewer charities rather than spreading your money thin to many) 8) Add charity to your estate plan 9) Evaluate and change 10) Start now

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