David Aylor | Philanthropy

David Aylor is an experienced attorney and dedicated philanthropist

Earth Day

The Top Organizations to Give to for Earth Day

April 22nd marks an important day each year for the protection of planet Earth. Since 1970, Earth Day has come to signify a time of action for changing human behavior and provoking policy changes. The day was first established in the United States and is currently observed in 192 countries. People are worried about their […]

How Millennials Are Bridging The Gap Between The Non Profit And For Profit Worlds

How Millennials Are Bridging The Gap Between The Nonprofit and For-Profit Worlds

For decades, for-profits and nonprofits have had conflicting goals. The goal of all for-profits has been – of course – to make money. The goal of nonprofits, however, has been to effect change, often with very limited budgets. The founders of nonprofits have also had an uphill battle as the idea of needing “charity” is […]

America's Top Philanthropists

America’s Top Philanthropists and Their Favorite Charities

Many of America’s top philanthropists are probably familiar names to most people because some of them also happen to be the wealthiest billionaires in the United States. Icons such as Bill Gates, Warren Buffet and Mark Zuckerberg are not only famous for their wealth and their phenomenal companies, but they’re also top-notch when it comes […]

How To Give Back This Holiday Season (2)

Charitable Giving During the Holidays: Where to Start

Charitable giving during the holidays is a tradition for many families and individuals around the world. For many people, the holiday spirit inspires them to be more charitable and to help those in need. While giving during the holidays has become a regular practice for some, it can be a bit difficult to choose what […]

How To Give Back On Giving Tuesday

How to Give Back on Giving Tuesday

How can a giver make their donation go further? It’s easy to get lost in options, especially during the holidays. Fortunately, cooperation, planning, and understanding boost all donations. Work Cooperatively Although giving a homeless person a few dollars is a selfless act; it won’t provide that person shelter, safety, or even the certainty of a […]

Volunteering at Work: How to Get Your Office Involved

Volunteering at Work: How to Get Your Office Involved

In a busy work environment, finding the time to engage your office in corporate philanthropy can be difficult. When it feels like there are never enough hours in the day to complete work, the thought of giving up a day of the week to volunteer can be worrisome and seemingly impossible. That being said, there […]

David Aylor—Corporate Philanthropy

Stories From The New Age of Corporate Philanthropy

Businesses, whether recent startups or established corporate giants, are no longer the faceless entities they used to be. In an age of information, where skepticism is the norm and data about companies can be uncovered with a little digging, companies are now placed under increased pressure to both be transparent and give back to others. […]

David Aylor—Embracing Philanthropy

Ways Entrepreneurs Can Embrace Philanthropy

For anybody running a business, prioritizing anything but the bottom line can be difficult. However, the idea of corporate giving makes it necessary for any business, from a fledgling startup to a multimillion dollar company, to consider what they can do to give back to others. It’s a much more prominent concept now than it […]

David Aylor—Philanthropy in Law

Philanthropy in Law: Pro Bono Work Among Lawyers

When Mildred Loving penned a desperate letter to then-attorney general Robert Kennedy asking for help, he sent her to the ACLU, who chose to take the case pro bono. Mildred, a black woman, and her husband Richard, a white man, were imprisoned in the state of Virginia for breaking the state’s long-standing anti-miscegenation laws, and […]

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How to be a Broke Philanthropist

Common knowledge dictates that a philanthropist by definition is someone so wealthy that they can donate entire libraries to colleges or single-handedly repair an economy or pay off their caddy’s student loan debt. While many aspire to this level of wealth, you don’t have to be this loaded to practice philanthropy. Even if you make […]

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