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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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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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.
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.
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