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Charity Defense Council Plans $1 Million March

Charity Defense Council Plans $1 Million March By Zach Halper

How much is 60 miles worth? For the Charity Defense Council (CDC), the hope is that a 60-mile march from Maine to Massachusetts translates to $1 million to fund the anti-regulation organization’s operating budget. The Cambridge, Mass.-based organization announced plans today for the Charity Def…   Read More »

A Cool, Make That Cold, $2.4 Million For ALS

A Cool, Make That Cold, $2.4 Million For ALS By Mark Hrywna

The Ice Bucket Challenge is heating up the doldrums of summer fundraising for the ALS Association, which has raked in some $4 million in donations this month on a wave of news coverage and social media. ALS, which stands for Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, may be more commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s…   Read More »


100% By Patrick Sullivan

Liberty in North Korea (LiNK), based in Torrance, Calif., banks on the need for instant gratification. “Individuals want to make a tangible impact. It’s innate,” said LiNK Vice President Justin Wheeler. “They want to see immediate and direct impact.” That’s why LiNK directs 100 percent o…   Read More »

The 2014 Power And Influence Top 50

The 2014 Power And Influence Top 50 By The NonProfit Times

Click here to see the full report! *** The Irish philosopher Edmund Burke is quoted as having said: “Justice is itself the great standing policy of civil society; and any eminent departure from it, under any circumstances, lies under the suspicion of being no policy at all.” Those selec…   Read More »

Lockout Looms At Metropolitan Opera

Lockout Looms At Metropolitan Opera By The NonProfit Times

Update, 8/1: Negotiations have been extended 72 hours, according to a release from the Met. New contracts for three of the unions, representing call center workers, building engineers, and ushers, ticket takers, porters, security guards and office workers, have been drawn up, with 12 more contracts …   Read More »

The Long Goodbye: Atlantic Philanthropies Approaching The End

The Long Goodbye: Atlantic Philanthropies Approaching The End By The NonProfit Times

There’s not really a handbook when you are the largest foundation to put yourself out of business. More than a decade after The Atlantic Philanthropies decided it would give away every penny it had rather than operate in perpetuity, the foundation is moving closer to its end date and trying to …   Read More »

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Study: Number Of Data Staff At Nonprofits Increases

By The NonProfit Times — August 22, 2014

Nonprofits are bringing more data experts onto their staff in the face of rising concerns about data security, according to results of the Nonprofit Technology Network’s (NTEN) 8th Annual Nonprofit Technology Staffing and Investments Report.

Hackathon To Benefit Atlanta Nonprofits

By The NonProfit Times — August 4, 2014

A month-long hackathon will benefit three Atlanta-based nonprofits, the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) announced today. Teams of coders, developers and engineers will compete to provide mobile solutions for the American Cancer Society, Boys and Girls Club of America, and Points of Light HandsOn Network. The winning team will receive $30,000 in cash and prizes.

Two Aid Workers Being Treated For Ebola

By The NonProfit Times — August 1, 2014

Two employees of U.S.-based nonprofits have contracted the Ebola virus while working in the western African country of Liberia. Efforts are under way to transfer Dr. Kent Brantly, a physician with Samaritan’s Purse in Boone, N.C., and Nancy Writebol, a missionary with Charlotte, N.C.-based SIM, back to the United States.

IRS, Minnesota AG Asked To Investigate Bremer Foundation

By Patrick Sullivan — August 1, 2014

The National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy (NCRP) has asked the federal and state authorities to investigate the Otto Bremer Foundation after its three trustees installed themselves as co-CEOs.

Founder Vs. CEO Vs. Visionary

By Mark Hrywna — August 1, 2014

In its first full year of existence in 2009, Pencils of Promise (PoP) raised less than $85,000. In 2012, the New York City-based nonprofit reported revenue of more than $5 million and 2014 should be a banner year as Founder and CEO Adam Braun travels the country promoting his new book and bringing more exposure to the charity.

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