Tag: philanthropy


Philanthropic Investing for Destination Preservation

UPDATE: “Philanthropic investing” helped transform an endangered Ecuadorean mansion into an award-winning hotel. Via the DSC, plans are now afoot for a new project in Cuenca. The invitation is out: We want to match more investors with local entrepreneurs.

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How To Handle Voluntourism

Eugene Kim reports on the status and opportunities of voluntourism and experteering, for both travelers and the communities they would help. Key recommendation: It has to be done properly.

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How to CARE for a Place: Lessons from Cape Cod

Creating a philanthropic stewardship organization for Cape Cod was no easy task. Four years and 15 grant projects later, the director of CARE for the Cape and Islands can point to successes, as well as tips on obstacles and opportunities for civic leaders in other destinations.

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