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Mark V. Ewert

Mark V. Ewert


Mark Ewert, The Giving Coach, has been working with charitable givers to build their skill and intelligence for almost 20 years. He has done that through various roles: nonprofit founder, professional fundraiser, chief learning officer, consultant, speaker, and coach for leaders and philanthropists. Mark is the author of The Generosity Path: Finding the Richness in Giving, available through your local bookstore. Find Mark at Twitter: @mewert

Recent articles

6 Ways to Get Kids Involved in Giving

Web-based resources to engage youth in philanthropy.

Philanthropist Is a Lofty Title: Are You One?

Regardless of the amount, it takes more than just donating money to transform your contributions from "charitable giving" to "philanthropy."

Philanthropy Trend Alert: Collective Impact

Working together across sectors to tackle big, sticky issues.

Charitable Giving As a Family Project

Philanthropy can be the glue holding family together for generations.

Investing Charitable Dollars for Positive or Negative Impact

"All investing is impact investing," says Clara Miller of the F.B. Heron Foundation.

Funding Nonprofit Infrastructure Amplifies Impact

For maximum impact, shift from curbing administrative costs to supporting infrastructure.

The Smart Way to Help Nepal

Skillful giving makes the difference

How the U.S. Stacks Up in Global Giving

Top trends and giving growth by individuals.

Philanthropy Trends to Take Advantage of in 2015

Charitable giving is changing. Make sure you keep up.

Skillful Charitable Giving Begins With a Plan

Charitable planning early in the year makes for good gifts.

Aiming for Charitable Impact

Clear impact is a high bar in assessing the effectiveness of charitable gifts.

There's Still Time for Year-End Giving

Act now to gain tax benefits and make a difference.

President Signs 2014-Only Tax Incentives

Take advantage of limited-time charitable tax benefits with IRA donations.

How You Can Help Fight the Ebola Outbreak

The Ebola outbreak needs resources -- here's how to help.

Why Are Poorer Americans Giving More?

A new study shows the giving disparity by income and geography.

How Federal Workers Lead the Nation in Charitable Giving

The pros and cons of giving at your workplace.

The Joy of Giving Done Right

Doing good and feeling good with charitable giving

How to Do the Ice Bucket Challenge Right

Be skillful beyond the viral hype.

Ebola Virus: Help Treat the Sick and Halt the Spread

You can do something about the Ebola outbreak. Here's how.

Is a Private Foundation the Best Way to Give?

To be a better philanthropist, learn how private foundations work.