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Zach Halper

Zach Halper is a web assistant and staff writer at The NonProfit Times. He graduated from Goucher College in Baltimore, Md., in 2009 with a BA in English.

Zach Halper's Articles

  • Donors, Board Members Among Fundraiser Fears

    By Zach Halper — April 16, 2014

    What’s keeping the fundraisers of the Association of Fundraising Professional – Greater Philadelphia Chapter (AFP-GPC) – up at night? According to a new survey, it’s everything from board members not raising money to finding new donors.

  • Hispanics In Philanthropy To Experiment With Crowdsourcing

    By Zach Halper — April 15, 2014

    Hispanics in Philanthropy (HIP) has been strengthening the Latino philanthropic community for 30 years but it will soon be stepping into unfamiliar territory: Crowdsourcing.

  • Let’s Make A Deal: Negotiating With Payment Processors

    By Zach Halper — March 19, 2014

    When you go to the website for Acteva, an online payment processor in San Francisco, Calif., the review blurbs that scroll across the page are all complimentary. While the site paints a wonderful picture of the services, the reality is much more complicated.

  • Selfie-Centered

    By Zach Halper — March 14, 2014

    The “selfie” is a worldwide phenomenon that was selected as the 2013 word of the year by the Oxford English Dictionary. Normally it’s a celebrity posting virally some buffoonery or other. How many drunken self-portraits of Justin Bieber are needed before the Internet crashes?

  • Record Oscar Selfie Raises $3 Million

    By Zach Halper — March 10, 2014

    Were you one of the 3 million people who retweeted Oscar host Ellen DeGeneres’ star-studded selfie? If so, you helped raise $3 million donation for two national charities.

  • Study: Boards, Senior Staff Holding Up Nonprofit Mergers

    By Zach Halper — February 25, 2014

    Despite financial pressure from reductions in government funding and duplication of services, the overall rate of nonprofit mergers remained unchanged during the past decade according to a new study by the Bridgespan Group.

  • Privacy Lawsuit Exposes Nonprofits’ NSA Concerns

    By Zach Halper — January 31, 2014

    When the revelations about the National Security Agency’s (NSA) surveillance programs came to light last year, it wasn’t just ordinary Americans who were concerned. Many nonprofit leaders were worried about the effect these programs would have on their organizations. Rather than waiting around to see what might happen, 22 organizations joined together and went to court.

  • Groups Rally Against SNAP Cuts

    By Zach Halper — January 29, 2014

    Three New York City-based nonprofits joined forces with celebrity chefs, religious leaders, and other advocates to push back against $9 billion in cuts made to the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) during a press conference at the Church of St. Francis Xavier in Manhattan.

  • Colorado Health Co-Op Has 10% Marketshare

    By Zach Halper — January 24, 2014

    Signups for the health insurance plans through the federal Affordable Care Act hit 3 million this week. Enrollments for at least one of the nonprofit healthcare co-ops the law set up are picking up steam, too.

  • NSA Whistleblower Snowden To Join FPF Foundation’s Board

    By Zach Halper — January 15, 2014

    Edward Snowden, the fugitive who gained infamy last year when he leaked detailed information to the press about the National Security Agency’s (NSA) surveillance programs, will join the board of the Freedom of the Press Foundation (FPF).


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