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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

  • Maine Nonprofits Targeted In Property Tax Plan

    By Zach Halper — January 28, 2015

    A recent tax proposal by Gov. Paul LePage of Maine would overhaul the tax-exempt laws in the state, requiring nonprofits to pay property tax on valuations greater than $500,000. As might be expected, the plan is drawing sharp criticism from the state’s nonprofits.

  • $2.6 Billion In Grants By Fidelity Charitable Donors

    By Zach Halper — January 27, 2015

    Donors committed plenty of time and money to charities last year, setting a new record for grants while also volunteering with their favorite charities according to a new report from Fidelity Charitable.

  • Report: Management Tools Widely Adopted

    By Zach Halper — January 21, 2015

    Nearly 91 percent of nonprofits report they plan to use a variety of management “tools” during the course of the year, according to a new survey by the Bridgespan Group.

  • Bomb Explodes Outside Colorado NAACP Office

    By Zach Halper — January 7, 2015

    No injuries were reported after a homemade bomb exploded outside the offices of the Colorado Springs chapter of the NAACP on Tuesday.

  • $5 Million Stolen In Bitcoin Exchange Hack

    By Zach Halper — January 7, 2015

    Hackers have stolen what amounts to $5.2 million after an attack on Bitstamp, the largest exchange for bitcoins in Europe.

  • Report: Charitable Giving Remains Flat

    By Zach Halper — January 5, 2015

    As the year 2014 approached its end, charitable giving to nonprofits was nearly flat according to the latest numbers from the Blackbaud Index.

  • Fenton Agency Gets New Leadership

    By Zach Halper — December 22, 2014

    Fenton, one of the first agencies devoted to helping nonprofits communicate their messages, will be sold by its founder to a new group of investors.

  • Invisible Children To Shut Down

    By Zach Halper — December 15, 2014

    Invisible Children, the organization behind the viral “Kony 2012” video, announced today it will be shutting down its operations in the United States and Africa.

  • Buffett Tops List of Largest Donations

    By Zach Halper — December 11, 2014

    Billionaire Warren Buffett’s gift to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation tops the list of the 10 largest philanthropic donations of 2014, according to a list compiled by Wealth-X, a firm that studies the activities of ultra high net worth (UHNW) individuals.

  • Disaster Giving Topped $100 Million in 2012

    By Zach Halper — December 10, 2014

    Foundations made 884 grants totaling $111 million for disaster relief during 2012, according to the Center for Disaster Philanthropy’s newly-released Measuring the State of Disaster Philanthropy Report.

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