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Charities scramble to court Wall Street types because that's where the money is

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With a push toward so-called "giving while living" -- led by Bill Gates and Warren Buffett, who are asking fellow U.S. billionaires to give away at least half of their wealth -- rich donors are asking tough questions of charities before giving to ensure their investment will provide a social return. @LINK  || PHILANTHROPY

Best nonprofit sites on the web today

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Nonprofit organizations are institutions that conduct their affairs for the purpose of assisting other individuals, groups, or causes rather than garnering profits for themselves. Nonprofit groups have no shareholders; do not distribute profits in a way that benefits members, directors, or other individuals in their private capacity; and (often) receive exemption from various taxes in recognition of their contributions to bettering the general social fabric of the community. clipped from altacities.blogspot.com
This GOOGLE search produced the following list of the best nonprofit web content available today.  And here is the same search conducted on these other major search engines:

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Best nonprofit sites on the web today

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This GOOGLE search produced the following list of the best nonprofit web content available today.  And here is the same search conducted on these other major search engines:

Yahoo!Bing  |  Other

Forbes taps Oprah as most powerful celeb on planet

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Born in Kosciusko, Mississippi, Oprah Winfrey was reared by her grandmother on a farm where she "began her broadcasting career" by learning to read aloud and perform recitations at the age of three. From age six to 13, she lived in Milwaukee with her mother. After suffering abuse and molestation, she ran away and was sent to a juvenile detention home at the age of 13, only to be denied admission because all the beds were filled. As a last resort, she was sent to Nashville to live under her father's strict discipline. Vernon Winfrey saw to it that his daughter met a midnight curfew, and he required her to read a book and write a book report each week. "As strict as he was," says Oprah, "he had some concerns about me making the best of my life, and would not accept anything less than what he thought was my best." || http://bit.ly/d0ipaW || http://bit.ly/bYnNeE clipped from celebrity-gossip.net She’s one of the biggest names in media and philanthropy…