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$3.3 Billion Investment Payout For Cystic Fibrosis

$3.3 Billion Investment Payout For Cystic Fibrosis By Mark Hrywna

Every investor has their story about the stock or investment that they let get away. This is not one of those stories. The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (CFF) cashed in on one of its biggest venture philanthropy efforts, selling future royalty rights for $3.3 billion -- 10 times the revenue that the ch…   Read More »

Aviv Challenges Sector To Evolve

Aviv Challenges Sector To Evolve By Paul Clolery

Seattle -- In a call to action that was sometimes provocative, attendees of the Independent Sector (IS) annual conference here were told that the status quo was not enough. Leaders must take action on structural issues of the sector and their organizations and think about what both will look like an…   Read More »

Imagining The Nonprofit Sector in 2024

Imagining The Nonprofit Sector in 2024 By Paul Clolery

SEATTLE – “Do no harm. Do more good.” Knowing what is possible and what is “barely achievable” and still going for it is how nonprofit leaders can imagine the future. Those were the words of Neal Keny-Guyer, CEO of Mercy Corps, during an opening session Sunday of Independent Sector’s ann…   Read More »

Avery Fisher Hall Renaming Shows Fleeting Fame And Naming Rights

Avery Fisher Hall Renaming Shows Fleeting Fame And Naming Rights By Mark Hrywna

To begin the process of raising a half-billion dollars for renovations to Avery Fisher Hall, the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts will rename the 50-year-old facility, in hopes of securing a new nine-figure gift. The New York City institution yesterday announced an agreement with the family…   Read More »

The Tithe Has Turned: Young, Non-Religious Women Give More

The Tithe Has Turned: Young, Non-Religious Women Give More By The NonProfit Times

The standard religiosity-giving story is this: the older and more religious a donor is, the more the person gives to charity. But younger women seem to be bucking that trend, according to the report Women Give 2014, produced by the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy and its progr…   Read More »

$10 Million For Social Impact Entertainment

$10 Million For Social Impact Entertainment By Mark Hrywna

UCLA’s School of Theater, Film and Television (TFT) today unveiled the Skoll Center for Social Impact Entertainment. The center, which is dedicated to promoting social change through entertainment and performing arts, is the result of a $10-million gift by Jeff Skoll, social entrepreneur and found…   Read More »

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Hollrah To Head Nonprofit Channel For Intacct

By The NonProfit Times — November 14, 2014

Kent Hollrah has left the top job at online fundraising solution firm Orange Leap in Dallas to become senior channel executive – nonprofit at cloud financial software provider Intacct in San Jose, Calif.

Infogroup Acquires Specialized Fundraising Services

By The NonProfit Times — November 12, 2014

Infogroup, a provider of business data and marketing solutions, has acquired Specialized Fundraising Services in Spartanburg, S.C. (SFS). Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Lilly School Gets 10th Endowed Chair

By The NonProfit Times — November 12, 2014

Global understanding of philanthropy across borders and within cultures is the topic for a new endowment, the Stead Family Chair in International Philanthropy at the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy.

NPT Lunchtruck: Exclusive Audio Interviews With Nonprofit Leaders

By The NonProfit Times — November 10, 2014

NPT Lunch Truck is a 15-minute discussion on a hot issue of the day while you munch on that chicken salad sandwich with the crust cut off. The newsmaker will be interviewed by a member of the editorial staff of The NonProfit Times.

Survey: Nonprofits Doing Better With Content Marketing

By Mark Hrywna — November 5, 2014

The most effective nonprofit content marketers have a documented content marketing strategy that very closely guides efforts, along with a dedicated content marketing group that is successful a tracking return on investment (ROI) and publishes new content daily or multiple times per week.

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