Sending “pink slips” to prospective donors as an illustration was the top creative program, capturing the Platinum Big Idea Award – Fundraising That Works prize, during the 35th annual MAXI Awards last night on the opening night of the Bridge to Integrated Marketing Conference in National Harbor, Md., near Washington, D.C.
The University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, Wash., often receives donations from alumni so it wasn’t a surprise to Sherry Mondou, the university’s vice president of finance and administration, when 2007 graduate Nicolas Cary expressed interest in donating to the school.
The latest edition of the Blackbaud Index revealed that overall charitable giving increased by 1.3 percent for the three months ending April 2014, after initial reports last month indicated negative growth in the sector.
William C. McGinly has a new gig. A month before he will retire president and CEO of Association for Healthcare Philanthropy (AHP), he was announced as the new president of Gobel Education effective July 1.
Grant management for recipients of federal funds figures to become more streamlined. Congress has passed the Digital Accountability and Transparency (DATA) Act, bringing government-wide standards for grant reporting that is expected to result in easier reporting processes for nonprofits.