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  • Transparency, Terrain And Terrorism

    By Don McNamara — September 27, 2013

    In the United States, money is money. Greenbacks or plastic, in a cash till or in the cloud, it all still represents dollars.

  • BBB Doubling Seal Fee For Largest Charities

    By Don McNamara — August 16, 2013

    The BBB Wise Giving Alliance (WGA) has revised the fee schedule for the national charity seal it offers to nonprofits, with smaller organizations seeing no change and the largest organizations seeing increases that double what they pay now.

  • Spike In Museum Attendance Brings Top Marketing Award

    By Don McNamara — July 19, 2013

    John Rodman, director of museum experience for the Preservation Society of Newport County, R.I., was honored as the Nonprofit Marketer of the Year for 2013 by the American Marketing Association and the American Marketing Association Foundation (AMA/AMAF).

  • Postal Service Eyes Huge Rate Hike

    By Don McNamara — June 13, 2013

    A proposal that would raise postage rates 10 percent – roughly 9 percent beyond the normal increase permitted by law — has caused the re-establishment of the Affordable Mail Alliance, a coalition of customers of the U.S. Postal Service (USPS).

  • Getting Cooperation

    By Don McNamara — March 15, 2013

    The Nature Conservancy has been working to get back to where it was financially before the Great Recession, making a push to expand its audience.

  • Top 10 Towns

    By Don McNamara — September 17, 2012

    Austin, Texas is hot – and it’s not just the mercury in the thermometers outside that in the summer routinely dance with 100-degrees. The city and surrounding suburbs are teeming with technology jobs and people there are pulling down good salaries.

  • Kansas Nonprofits Hit With New State Contract Provisions

    By Don McNamara — July 2, 2012

    Nonprofit service providers in Kansas face a new regulation imposed by the state’s Department of Social and Rehabilitation Services (SRS) that could place strict limitations on the ability to advocate and lobby officials.

  • 50 Best Nonprofits To Work For In 2012

    By Don McNamara — April 2, 2012

    Darlene Kiyan, executive director of Playworks Los Angeles, believes she knows what doesn’t attract would-be employees.

  • Supreme Court’s Ministerial Exception Leaves Room For Debate

    By Don McNamara — January 12, 2012

    The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to grant religious organizations a “ministerial exception” to employment discrimination laws was a victory for one church, but its wide-spread impact might take a decade to unfold.

  • Contributions To Donor-Advised Funds Were Up Last Year

    By Don McNamara — December 21, 2011

    Contributions to donor-advised funds increased by 25.5 percent in 2010, reaching $7.77 billion, while grant dollars grew at a slower pace of 1.3 percent.

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