Bid on Great Family Fun at Dolphin Tale 2 Premiere

Enjoy 4 tickets to Los Angeles premiere of Dolphin Tale 2 starring Morgan Freeman, Ashley Judd, Harry Connick Jr. Kris Kristofferson, Nathan Gamble, Cozi Zuehlsdorff and Bethany Hamilton. The premiere will be held at the Regency Village Theatre in Westwood on September 7th and the film will be released on September 12th. After the premiere enjoy the after party on a side street near the theatre where there will be food trucks, games, activities and plenty of family fun.  Donated by Alcon Entertainment. Bid now.

Identifying Your Philanthropic Passion
The Giving Back Fund led an interactive session about identifying your philanthropic passion at the Nexus Global Youth Summit in New York on July 24th.  Nexus, a project of The Giving Back Fund, is a global movement of 2000+ young people from over 70 countries working to increase and improve philanthropy and impact investing by bridging communities of wealth and social entrepreneurship.

Learn from the Best: Interviews of Celebrities at the Social Innovation Summit
Learn what inspires and motivates some of the most effective celebrity philanthropists today. Click here to watch videos of Founder Marc Pollick's interviews over the years with celebrity philanthropists at the Social Innovation Summit, a project of The Giving Back Fund.

Big Game Big Give Take Six
Plans are already under way for GBF's six annual fundraiser Big Game Big Give (BGBG) in Phoenix, the Super Bowl city for 2015.  Previous hosts have included Michael Bay, Alec Baldwin, Hilary Swank, and Ashton Kutcher.  Click here for more information.
 
GBF provides philanthropy consulting and management services to a wide spectrum of charitable programs, some of which receive their tax-exempt status as foundations or projects of The Giving Back Fund.  For additional news about them, please click here.

The Ben Roethlisberger Foundation
there is still time to apply for the 2014-2015 grant cycle! Read More....

The Kenyon Martin Foundation

just celebrated a fantastic 5th annual Hoops for Kids Basketball Camp, find out more about the camp and check out some photos from the week long event here and here

The Retail Orphan Initiative  

helps to rescue 510 girls from human trafficking in Nepal, Tibet and India
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The Nexus Global Youth Summit at the United Nations in New York City had a great turn out and included some notable speakers
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Message from
our President and SVP
From the SportsBusiness Journal - "Athlete foundations and their rampant mismanagement are in the news again. The Boston Globe did a major story and ESPN’s “Outside the Lines” devoted a recent show to the topic. The names may change..."
 
The following graphic represents the distribution of grants and program expenses by projects and foundations at The Giving Back Fund.  This information is just one of many tools that should be considered when evaluating the impact and effectiveness of charitable programs.