What is Foolanthropy?
|Charity Donation Totals (as of 1/15/05)|
|Canine Companions for Independence||$22,556|
|Habitat for Humanity International||$16,362|
|Spirit of America||$41,242|
Foolanthropy seeks to fulfill the same mission as The Motley Fool: to educate, to amuse, and to enrich. The Foolish charity is able to jazz people, generate contagious enthusiasm, get the public-at-large psyched about what it's doing.
Foolanthropy expects. As Foolish charities frequently confer a sense of ownership upon those whom they serve, they naturally expect a lot back: They expect their beneficiaries to exert themselves, to try, to care.
Foolanthropy makes its finances transparent. Anyone giving to a Foolish charity can clearly see exactly where his money has gone, starting with a simple look at the financial statements.
Foolanthropy creates sustainable solutions. Foolanthropy is far more about giving a sustainable solution than it is about giving a piece of bread.
Foolanthropy involves the public at large.The Foolish charity can lay legitimate claim toward being epic in its grandeur, in the grandeur of its idea and of its mission.
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