Monthly Archives: August 2017


WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (CBS12) — January Reissman, Executive Director from Palm Beach Philanthropy Tank talks about how the competition open to Palm Beach County students in grades 7-12 presents a breakthrough community betterment project to a panel of philanthropist-investors.

The idea is to get these young philanthropists-in-the-making focused on societal issues we face here in Palm Beach County


Take the proliferation of charitable “shark tank” events. At the TANK in Denver, local nonprofits compete for funding from business leaders, lenders, and investors. The Palm Beach Philanthropy Tank in Florida offers young people mentoring and funding for community projects. In Dallas, the recent OneUp the Pitch event hosted by the United Way and five chapters of the Young Presidents’ Organization allowed founders of five social enterprises to introduce their ventures to a packed audience and panel of celebrity judges distributing $100,000.