Mrs. Wendy Kohli believes that philanthropy is innate, a voluntary act which cannot be manufactured. One doesn’t need to be rich to be a philanthropist – it’s all about your passion and the choices you make in life. Philanthropy is a provision of opportunity and considering that FundaKohli is making every possible effort to create opportunities for the youth and underprivileged children in Costa Rica.
Charity and philanthropy are like two sides of the same coin. Charitable philanthropy is one of the oldest paradigms of philanthropy. Its primary focus is to meet the immediate needs of people be it hunger, shelter from the natural elements, health care, education or anything that is accessible to you.
In recent years, corporate philanthropy has been on the rise the several nations of the world. Many corporations see corporate philanthropy as a means to pay back to the society. Corporate philanthropy is a commitment that has moved beyond writing checks or making grants. Today, corporate philanthropy covers a wide spectrum of activities…
Philanthrocapitalism or venture philanthropy is the latest trend in philanthropy. It takes its concepts from venture capital financing and hi-tech business management, in order to accomplish philanthropic objectives. In other words, venture philanthropy is a new kind of philanthropic activity where venture capital models are applied into the charitable and non-profit sectors.
Philanthropy has always been a part of human society in one form or the other. Although the phenomenal growth philanthropy has shown in the recent times is commendable, the first ever traces of philanthropy dates back to thousands of years ago.