The holidays are here, highlighting that this is the season for sharing moments and gifts with family and friends. It also signals the time for supporting philanthropic endeavors. If you are like me, you are already receiving numerous requests for donations. 1) Because the spirit of giving is in the air and 2) it’s another way to minimize your tax liability before December 31st. Whatever is motivating you to contribute, it’s a chance to have a positive effect on the world.
As I consider the many organizations that request my support, I find sometimes determining who I will support overwhelming. There are so many great causes and non-profits who are doing life changing work. How do I decide? I figure if I’m having this issue so are others. So I thought why don’t I share criteria I use in determining which organization(s) to support.
As you make your final plans for the holidays, reflect on this quote: