A pessimist, they say, sees a glass of water as being half empty; an optimist sees the same glass as half full. But a giving person sees a glass of water and starts looking for someone who might be thirsty.
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If you are interested in pursuing a career in the non-profit or philanthropic sector, the following resources can help you with your research.
Council on Foundations
[Note--Resources compiled by The Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University and posted on the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation webpage]
Target Gives $1 Million
Read about Ken Fredman, web developer and marketing executive in Manhattan.
Read about Pam Cope, co-founder of the Touch A Life Foundation, in Dallas, TX.
The Denise Amber Lee Foundation
Coaltion to Stop the Use of Child Soldiers
FINCA International provides financial services to the world's lowest-income entrepreneurs.