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Live from AFP: Whoopi Goldberg wants to change gala menus

Live from AFP: Whoopi Goldberg wants to change gala menus By The NonProfit Times

Whoopi Goldberg offered up suggestions to shake up gala menus (“More ginger ale, less chicken”), compared fundraisers to Krishnas (“But you're not a cult”) and even shared some risque donor recognition methods during her keynote at the opening session of the 52nd annual Association of Fundra…   Read More »

Live From AFP: Fundraisers Show Best Results Since 2010

Live From AFP: Fundraisers Show Best Results Since 2010 By The NonProfit Times

Nearly three-quarters (73 percent) of charities met fundraising goals during 2014, the best result since the group began asking the question in 2010 and a marked increase compared to the 63 percent that met goal in 2013. The latest survey by The Nonprofit Research Collaborative, released yesterda…   Read More »

Komen Executive To Lead Livestrong Foundation

Komen Executive To Lead Livestrong Foundation By Mark Hrywna

A longtime Susan G. Komen for the Cure executive has been tapped to be the next leader of the Livestrong Foundation. The two Texas-based charities have a few things in common: both have a mission focused on cancer and both have experienced a decline in revenue in recent years, likely the result of d…   Read More »

Stats Show Huge Jump In Tax-Exempt Orgs, Applications

Stats Show Huge Jump In Tax-Exempt Orgs, Applications By Paul Clolery

The number of tax-exempt entities jumped almost 13 percent to 1,723,315 during 2014, an increase of 124,302 organizations after marginal movement during the prior three years. The number of applications more than doubled -- to 117,538 -- during 2014 compared to 2013. According to data in the 2014…   Read More »

Opinion: Postal Partners Fighting Each Other

Opinion: Postal Partners Fighting Each Other By Stephen Kearney

It is a well-known fact within the nonprofit community that many, if not all, nonprofits depend on the United States Postal Service (USPS) for their very existence. For many, the mail is the lifeblood that funds the critical missions that nonprofits pursue. While other segments of our society have d…   Read More »

FEGS Gets $10 Million Loan, Files For Bankruptcy

FEGS Gets $10 Million Loan, Files For Bankruptcy By Mark Hrywna

Six weeks after closing its doors, New York City-based human services agency Federation Employment & Guidance Services (FEGS) has filed for bankruptcy protection. FEGS secured an up to a $10-million loan from ones of its funders to support continuing operations. FEGS announced yesterday that …   Read More »

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Postal Service Delays Rate Hike

By Patrick Sullivan — March 31, 2015

Nonprofit mailers have gotten a reprieve from potentially ruinous rate increases for periodicals. The U.S. Postal Service would have implemented new rates on April 26, but the Postal Regulatory Commission remanded—sent back—some of the increase requests for a second time.

North Carolina Proposes Capping Nonprofit Sales Tax Refund

By The NonProfit Times — March 31, 2015

Two North Carolina state senators want nonprofits to pay state and local sales tax. A bill recently introduced to the state senate would lower the total cap on sales tax refunds from $46 million to $100,000, affecting up to 250 of the Tar Heel State’s nonprofits.

7 Disciplines Of A Leader

By The NonProfit Times — March 30, 2015

Being the leader is good, usually, but as several world leaders learned to their cost, a certain amount of restraint can go a long way. It can be a matter of leaders imposing discipline on themselves.

Nonprofits Take Video Awards

By The NonProfit Times — March 24, 2015

After more than 20,000 votes cast and more than 150 submissions, the ninth annual doGooder Video Awards were announced the recent Nonprofit Technology Conference (NTC) in Austin, Texas.

4 Options For Targeting Donors

By Herschell Gordon Lewis — March 23, 2015

Here is given, generic to the media-loaded second decade of the 21st century:

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