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  • 00:31

    Turning Over a New Leaf? The Changing Colors of Canadian Philanthropy

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    Jo-Anne Ryan, VP of Philanthropic Advisory Services at TD Waterhouse Canada and ED of the Private Giving Foundation, will be joining Ted Hart, CEO of CAF America on the CAF America Radio Network show to mark the launch of the 2015 #GivingTuesday campaign worldwide. Jo-Anne and Ted will be discussing the specifics of the Canadian charitable sector and how Canadians view philanthropy, especially concerning the aspect of giving internationally.

    Drawing upon Jo-Anne’s experience as the architect of the Private Giving Foundation, the show will highlight the exciting work her organizations are doing and will showcase how these efforts can be supported by CAF Canada, the newest member of the CAF Global Alliance.

  • 00:29

    Latest from the IRS: Is the Landscape of International Philanthropy Changing?

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    The New ED Regulations & their Impact on International Philanthropy

    On September 25, 2015 the IRS and US Department of Treasury issued the final regulations concerning equivalency determination standards long awaited by the philanthropic community. Ted Hart, CEO of CAF America, discusses the potential challenges and opportunities created by these finalized  regulations titled, Reliance Standards for Making Good Faith Determinations, with Elizabeth Kingsley J.D., A at Harmon, Curran, Spielberg + Eisenberg, LLP.

    As an expert in the field of international and domestic grantmaking regulations, specifically IRS and Department of Treasury rules, Elizabeth (Beth) Kingsley will explore in depth what these final regulations entail and how they will impact the philanthropic community. .

    The show will explore:

    The finalized regulations and their content

    The impact these regulations will have on CAF America and the larger field of international grantmaking

    Any challenges or opportunities that have arisen due to the regulations

    How these regulations will impact U.S.donors

  • 00:30

    Wealth Advisors & Their Role in HNWI Philanthropic Giving

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    Wealth Advisors & Their Role in HNWI Philanthropic Giving

    Why Talking About Philanthropy is a Smart Business Decision

    Ted Hart, CEO of CAF America, discusses the launch of CAF America's wealth advisory services with Eileen Wilhem, Director of Philanthropy who is joined by our guest David Ratcliffe, a Managing Director and the National Philanthropic Solutions sales executive for U.S. Trust, Bank of America Private Wealth Management.

    As experts in the field of philanthropic engagement and wealth management, Eileen and David highlight various topics and trends relevant to high net worth individuals while analyzing The U.S. Trust Study of the Philanthropic Conversation and they explore how this information can prove to be a valuable tool in building and strengthening client relationships.

    The show explores:

    The role of wealth advisors in philanthropy
    How wealth advisors can support the philanthropic goals of their clients
    Educating high net worth individuals on giving to their country of origin
    The challenges of discussing philanthropy with clients

  • 00:30

    CAFAmerica Radio: 2012 World Giving Index

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    On this show, CAFAmerica is pleased to host our guest Richard Harrison of CAF UK. Richard is the Director of Research of CAF. Based in London, he has lived and worked as a researcher in France, South Korea, Hong Kong and Beijing. His team's key project is the World Giving Index - the only global survey on giving. He is married to a Washingtonian.
    The World Giving Index is the only report on the state of global public giving. This session focuses on the key insights from this year's report.
    Learn about this important measure of global giving and how North America is ranked vs. the remainder of the world in key categories.
    CAFAmerica’s excellent reputation as the leader in global giving and its twenty years of experience reinforces donor trust and the integrity of international and domestic grantmaking.
    The CAFAmerica Radio Network seeks to bring the stories of philanthropics, donors and the charities they support alive.

  • 00:45

    Live from the 2015 GMN Conference

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    Ted Hart, CEO of CAF America, will be speaking to Jessica Bearman, of Bearman Consulting, on ways grantmakers can streamline the application process and Andy Goodman, from The Goodman Center, on digital storytelling how grantmakers can become expert storytellers, LIVE from the Grants Managers Network Conference @ National Harbor (DC).

  • 01:00

    CAF America Radio Show: Post 2015 SDGs and International Diaspora Giving

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    Ted Hart, host of the CAF America Radio Network and  CEO of CAF America, will be bringing together leaders in philanthropy to discuss the INSPIRATION, EDUCATION and APPLICATION of international grantmaking. Our show will feature two of CAF America’s distinguished panelists from the International Grantmaking Symposium:

    .The Post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals

    Heather Grady, Vice President at Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors, will discuss the role and importance of the Post- 2015 Sustainable Development Goals in international grantmaking and the role that philanthropy plays in civil society. Heather has been tackling community-level and policy challenges firsthand in East Asia, Africa and the Middle East during two decades of development and human rights work.

    International Diaspora Giving

    Alexander Dixon, Senior Director of The Diaspora Investment Alliance, will discuss the current state of diaspora giving internationally and the crucial role that diaspora giving plays in international philanthropy. He most recently served as the Senior Advisor to USAID, where he assisted USAID’s missions and private investors with investment structuring and negotiations related to Power Africa. 


  • 00:30

    The 2014 Global Infrastructure for Giving report

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    Join us as we talk with Andrew Watt, FInstF, President and CEO, Association of Fundraising Professionals about the role that the Association of Fundraising Professionals plays in philanthropy in the US as well as key insights from the 2014 Global Infrastructure for Giving report.

  • 00:31

    Cargill and fighting rural poverty in Mexico

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    Ted Hart, CEO of CAF America, speaks with Stacey Smilda, Grants Manager at Cargill and Valeria Olson, Director, Corporate Affairs Mexico about Cargill's Educampo Mayab program. This program is helping to combat rural poverty in Mexico by connecting farmers to finances, technology and supplies.

  • 00:30

    Grantmaking and Philanthropy in China

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    Featured Guest: Elizabeth W. Sobhani, CAF America's Asia-Pacific Advisor Network Coordinator. 

    China's economic growth is leading to vast transformations in China including their philanthropy. Elizabeth talks about current trends and offers insight to recent research on the China's giving habits. 

  • 00:30

    Grantmaking and Philanthropy in Africa

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    Featured Guest: Carol Tappenden

    Carol is a development practitioner dedicated to working with institutions that channel sustainable resources towards the world’s most pressing problems, especially on the African continent.

    South African born and raised, Carol has over 14 years experience in philanthropy, CSR, impact investment, non-profit management, and fundraising. Through her work with non-profits,international devleopment agencies and multi-national corporations, as well as through speaking engagements across the globe, she has established a far reaching international network in Africa, the US, Europe, the UK, Central and South America, Australia and Asia.

    Key Highlights will include: due diligence in high risk countries; Africa's growing economy (and key areas); the Africa network & Shared Value services

  • 00:30

    Global Online Employee Giving Solution: Interview with Nina Vellayan

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    This episode features CAF America CEO Ted Hart interviewing Nina Vellayan, CEO & President of FrontStream Payments regarding the first of its kind Global Online Employee Giving Solution for Corporations and Employers throughout the United States.

    Charities Aid Foundation of America (CAF America) and FrontStream Holdings, LLC (dba FrontStream Payments)  have announced a partnership that will expand CAF America’s offerings to include an employee giving component and will enhance FrontStream’s ability to disburse donations to CAF America's database of over 181,000 international charities, in addition to FrontStream's database of over 1.5 million charities in the U.S.

    This unique partnership provides corporations the ability to run workplace giving campaigns that will benefit BOTH domestic (USA) and global (International) charities.

    FrontStream and CAF America are committed to ensuring that all supported organizations comply with U.S. rules and regulations and adhere to international grantmaking ‘best practices’ (including compliance with IRS regulations; anti-terrorist, FCPA and Patriot Act requirements).Listen to this podcast to learn more about CAF America and FrontStream’s joint efforts.

    For more information about CAF America, go to: www.CAFAmerica.org

    To learn more about FrontStream, go to:  www.frontstreampayments.com/about-us/