Identifying Your Philanthropic Passion
The Giving Back Fund led an interactive session about identifying your philanthropic passion at the Nexus Global Youth Summit in New York on July 24th.  Nexus, a project of The Giving Back Fund, is a global movement of 2000+ young people from over 70 countries working to increase and improve philanthropy and impact investing by bridging communities of wealth and social entrepreneurship.

Learn from the Best: Interviews of Celebrities at the Social Innovation Summit
Learn what inspires and motivates some of the most effective celebrity philanthropists today. Click here to watch videos of Founder Marc Pollick's interviews over the years with celebrity philanthropists at the Social Innovation Summit, a project of The Giving Back Fund.

Big Game Big Give Take Six
Plans are already under way for GBF's six annual fundraiser Big Game Big Give (BGBG) in Phoenix, the Super Bowl city for 2015.  Previous hosts have included Michael Bay, Alec Baldwin, Hilary Swank, and Ashton Kutcher.  Click here for more information.
 
GBF provides philanthropy consulting and management services to a wide spectrum of charitable programs, some of which receive their tax-exempt status as foundations or projects of The Giving Back Fund.  For additional news about them, please click here.

The Ben Roethlisberger Foundation
distributed its first grant of the 2014 K-9 grant cycle! Read More....

The Retail Orphan Initiative  
has so far distributed $35,000 to help fight the Ebola health crisis
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The inaugural Nexus USA Youth Summit will convene on Capital Hill in Washington, D.C. on December 2 & 3, 2014
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From the Depths to organize the burying  of Jewish bones in Sobibor 70 years after the Holocaust. 
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Message from
our President and SVP
From the SportsBusiness Journal - "Athlete foundations and their rampant mismanagement are in the news again. The Boston Globe did a major story and ESPN’s “Outside the Lines” devoted a recent show to the topic. The names may change..."
 
The following graphic represents the distribution of grants and program expenses by projects and donor-advised fund at The Giving Back Fund.  This information is just one of many tools that should be considered when evaluating the impact and effectiveness of
charitable programs.