E-books on Philanthropy

Philanthropy provides community the help that it needs. Without outside action and support some communities may suffer. Those in need in the community may require help applying for housing, supplementary aid and services, monetary donations, and so much more. These e-books listed below will give those who are looking to give philanthropic support to their communities the key tips and tricks on how to do just that. To learn more click the links below:

Volunteerism : Helping Others : How Volunteerism Can Help Others and Yourself

Non-Profit Legends: Comprehensive Reference on Community Service, Volunteerism, Non-Profits and Leadership For Humanity and Good Citizenship

I Like Giving: The Transforming Power of a Generous Life

Giving Is the Good Life: The Unexpected Path to Purpose and Joy


Where to Find Scholarships for Black Students

Finding scholarships is hard for any student especially for those in the black community. Black students and their families are among the groups that tend to borrow more student loans and are more affected by debt. Many awards target specific students, such as scholarships which aim to support African American students and other underrepresented groups.  In this article by USNews, reporter Emma Kerr, offers help on how to search for these scholarships. Learn more here.

Shifting Philanthropy From Charity to Justice

In this article, “Shifting Philanthropy From Charity to Justice” Dorian O. Burton & Brian C.B. Barnes pose the question of how can we shift from a framework that grounds giving in “charity” to one that grounds giving in “justice.” This article states, “A framework rooted in charity alone ignores past realities that forced communities into oppressive situations, and risks reinforcing givers’ lack of understanding with rewards that recognize their benevolence.” The authors pose seven questions that every philanthropist should consider in their analysis. Learn more here

SIM Companies Monthly Book Club

SIM Companies is introducing a Monthly Book Club with eBooks including some just under $10. This book club allows individuals the opportunity to step up and gain new skills that align with the specific demands of their goal improvement needs. These books provide individuals with our marketing access to affordable books centered around the pillars of SIM Companies: Education, Business, Workforce Development, and Philanthropy. Click here to join our book club today!