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Giving 2.0: A Philanthropy Massively Open Online Course
By Murray Devine / September 30, 2014

About The Course:

Looking to sharpen your giving skills?  Check out Online Philanthropy Class with Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen.  Laura and Roxie Jerde were selected to be part of the Donor Effectiveness Network, a learning community of donor educators and advisors from across the country convened by the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation.  Our group met several times to share learnings, develop strategic philanthropy principles and practices and challenge ourselves to be better donor educators. Impact through Intentionality, The Effective Donor Principles and Practices is a recap of our work to use for a self evaluation of your giving. 

Giving 2.0: The MOOC, is a Stanford University-sponsored online course intended to teach givers of all ages, backgrounds, incomes and experiences to give more effectively. Taught by social entrepreneur, philanthropist and bestselling author Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen, Giving 2.0: The MOOC will teach you how to assess nonprofits, create a high-impact philanthropic strategy, volunteer more effectively, use existing, free technology for good and more. Course participants will engage in an actual grantmaking process during which up to $100,000 of Learning By Giving Foundation capital will be allocated to student-selected nonprofits.

The Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen Foundation

The Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen Foundation (LAAF) is a private operating foundation with a mission to inspire, educate and empower people to give in a way that matters more. - See more at:

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