If you want happiness, help someone. – Zen proverb If you want lasting happiness, help someone change their life. – Advancing Compassion Project This has been an amazing year of growth for Advancing Compassion Project and for those we’ve been able to help. We hope you’ll take a few moments to consider supporting us so we can accomplish even more in the year ahead. Why Advancing Compassion Project? Impactful: 100% of donated funds (and for ProPhilanthropy 200% as a result of matching) are directed to individuals in need and for whom the assistance can help change their lives – Continue Reading →
In response to the humanitarian crisis affecting the Philippines, Advancing Compassion Project is working to support the efforts of CARE International – which is active on the ground in the Philippines and is one of our partners for the ProPhilanthropy Fund in the Philippines and elsewhere. CARE’s ongoing response aims to provide support to 30,000 families with emergency assistance and to help them recover in the longer term. Their current focus is on providing the immediate essentials – shelter, water and food – to communities hit hardest by this disaster. International support will Continue Reading →
2012 has been an amazing first year for Advancing Compassion Project, and it couldn’t have been as successful as it was without help from so many of you! We take this opportunity to review a few of the things we’ve accomplished – and consider how we can increase our impact in 2013. We hope you’ll be part of promoting these positive changes for the New Year! Volunteers Changing Lives℠ In February, ACP launched Volunteers Changing Lives, a “communitarian” initiative designed to bring people and resources together to foster programs making a difference in people’s lives. Our Continue Reading →
Novel microfinance fund combines recurring social investment in projects promoting community development with immediate tax deductibility for contributors. San Diego, CA | December 24, 2012. Advancing Compassion Project (ACP) announces the launch of the ProPhilanthropy™ Fund, which will provide microfinance support for projects that are proactively and efficiently promoting individual and community development. Using a recurring investment model, contributions to the fund provide a combination of: (i) immediate tax deductibility for donors, and (ii) long-term sustainable impact for beneficiaries Continue Reading →
Advancing Compassion Project’s President, Tyler Dylan-Hyde, speaks with Channel 10 News Reporter Michael Chen about Scouts for Equality’s campaign to end anti-LGBT discrimination by the Boy Scouts of America.
Zach Wahls – Nationally-Noted Advocate and Author of “My Two Moms” to Lead Forum Addressing Anti-LGBT Policies of the Boy Scouts of America
Advancing Compassion Project presents Zach Wahls and “Scouts for Equality” in San Diego on Sept. 23rd to discuss the impact of the Boy Scouts’ ban on Gay Scouts and LGBT Leaders – and how to bring change to a national organization influencing millions of American youth. San Diego, CA | September 7, 2012. Zach Wahls, whose impassioned 3 minute speech on marriage equality to the Iowa legislature quickly became the most watched political video on YouTube with over 17 million views, and who has since appeared on Ellen, David Letterman, Jon Stewart and others, recently formed “Scouts For Continue Reading →
Ian Morton, contributor to Gay San Diego’s Profiles in Advocacy column, talks to Tony and Tyler Dylan-Hyde about their work with Advancing Compassion Project.
In recognition of National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (March 10), Advancing Compassion Project collected more than 1,000 pounds of food from San Diego law firms for Mama’s Kitchen, a non-profit service organization providing food services to individuals living with HIV/AIDS. Thank you to the firms for hosting the collection bins and to those generous individuals who donated to their community. Continue Reading →
Grassroots communitarian service program brings hearts, minds and hands together for positive change: Kickoff event brings San Diego couples and singles together on Valentine’s Day to help kids at 22 area elementary schools who are facing critical food insecurity. San Diego, CA | February 14, 2012. Advancing Compassion Project (ACP) announces the launch of Volunteers Changing Lives, a program to support human interest and environmental projects creating positive impact in local communities. San Diego’s inaugural event will be a “Food 4 Kids Backpack Program” to help at-risk children Continue Reading →
California-based nonprofit fosters innovation within community-based organizations and enables donors to play a more active role in promoting change. San Diego, CA | February 9, 2012. Advancing Compassion Project (ACP) announces the launch of ProPhilanthropy, an initiative designed to raise awareness and support for innovative projects addressing human, societal or environmental issues, and help donors make contributions having more strategic and lasting value. Moving beyond charitable giving as a “transactional” process in which individuals are asked to write checks to various causes with Continue Reading →