If your heart stops beating, a 10 minute wait for an ambulance might be too long. Every minute without CPR reduces a victim’s chance of survival by 10 percent. A donation from a Gift Trust donor has launched a new smartphone app to link trained nearby first aiders to people who are having a cardiac arrest.
A giving circle could best be described as a book club or discussion group meets investment group. While they can vary dramatically, they all share the same philosophy—that by pooling money and working collectively to decide where money can make the most impact, donors can make their money work harder and give more.