Philanthropy is known for the wealthy supporting a certain cause or organization by donating a significant amount of money. The cause is mainly involved in medical research or some scientific break through that could change the course of history.
For instance, many celebrities that are diagnosed with a mental illness will most likely support a group that promotes awareness for mental illness or research to find a treatment that has a higher success rate for the affected. Other celebrities be philanthropists for cancer research. If they are into technology, they may host events geared toward the latest software. One self made billionaire has decided to take these all on see more about it here http://perezhilton.com/tag/jason_hope/.Being a philanthropist does not have to be geared towards on specific illness or disease. You can become a philanthropist in a generalized cause such as medical research for childhood diseases or granting a terminally ill individual there last wish.
Jason hope hosts events for various causes or promotes commercials to promote awareness. The celebrity philanthropists use there image to the causes advantage. The idea is to have the public take part in the donations towards research. Events for the cause will be held through out the country in various different towns and making it eligible for anyone to attend.
If you believe in a certain cause or want to back an organization, you don’t have to be a wealthy celebrity to take part in the process. You can contact the certain organization, find out what they need, and what you can offer. If you have office space or even renting them a specific piece of equipment necessary to furthering research, that will be considered philanthropy. They will recognize you in your generous efforts, giving you a portion of the credit as it was worked out in the beginning. You can become an active member in supporting finding the cure for your cause. If you choose to remain an anonymous donor, that will be respected.
The idea of philanthropy is not about showing off the money you are able to donate. The feeling of knowing you are enabling the ability to get one step closer to a cure is priceless.