What Donors Read In 2019

Donors in the GlobalGiving community were curious about climate justice, LGBTQ equality, effective philanthropy, and so much more. Take a look back at the most-read stories for donors in the Learn Library in 2019.


1. 10 Climate Change Facts That Everyone Should Know

Climate change was one of 2019’s biggest buzz words—take a look back at the facts our team compiled to better understand one of the greatest challenges of our time. Learn the facts.

2. Meet 3 Local Leaders Fighting For LGBTQ Equality

June of 2019 marked 50 years since the Stonewall Riots in New York City ignited the modern LGBTQ rights movement as we know it. To celebrate, we shared the stories of three local leaders fighting for equality in their communities. Meet the leaders.

3. Anyone Can Be A Philanthropist

Philanthropic advisor Elisabeth Williams broke down the process of building a strategic giving plan into five simple steps. View the steps

4. From Ocean Floors To Mountain Tops, These Local Leaders Are Dedicated To Climate Protection

The GlobalGiving Climate Action Fund provides steady, monthly support to five, highly effective local leaders seeking climate justice. Donors wanted to get to know our first cohort of leaders. Meet the climate leaders.

5. What Does It Mean To #BeAGlobalGiver?

The #BeAGlobalGiver campaign inspired acts of generosity and giving in 2019. Learn how you can #BeAGlobalGiver, no matter the year.

6. How Much Would It Cost To End World Hunger?

193 countries have signed an agreement committing to end all forms of malnutrition by 2030. But is it really possible? Learn the facts on the cost of ending world hunger across the globe.

7. Everything You Need To Know About Your Tax-Deductible Donation

If you’re a U.S. taxpayer giving to a nonprofit or charity, you should know if your
donation is tax-deductible or not. Learn the basics about tax-deductible donations to see if your giving will lower your tax bill in 2020.

8. Hurricane Dorian Fast Facts

In 2019, Hurricane Dorian caused widespread destruction across the northwest Bahamas. Learn how communities were impacted and the best way to contribute to long-term recovery.

9. From Fiji To Kenya, These 5 Climate Activists Are Committed To Conservation

Despite all obstacles, these climate activists won’t give up in the fight for conservation. Read about what gives them hope for the future of our planet.

10. #GivingTuesday: What You Need To Know

Every year on the Tuesday after the U.S. Thanksgiving holiday, billions of people around the world celebrate #GivingTuesday, a day to where people are encouraged to give generously to the causes they believe in. Learn more about this international philanthropic movement—it’s never too early to start preparing!

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