Philosophy

Lodestar is a member of the Initiative to Accelerate Charitable Giving, a broad coalition of philanthropists and foundations seeking to promote greater and more accountable charitable giving.
For more information related to Lodestar’s philosophy on philanthropy, visit the Leighty Foundation. The Leighty Foundation promotes volunteer engagement as a philanthropic resource for nonprofits and educates funders on the benefits of investing in strategies to maximize the value of volunteers to the sector.
Learning by Giving Foundation

To gain an understanding of financial, technological and intellectual philanthropy tools that can be used to contribute to community impact, visit the Learning by Giving Foundation Web site.

For interesting commentary on the relationship between happiness and philanthropy.

One specific way in which happiness and philanthropy are linked may relate to limiting the life of a foundation. Visit resources on the concept of Giving While Living.