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Three storied Washington, D.C. institutions have begun a process to maintain the historic Corcoran Gallery of Art and its renowned art collection. Definitive terms of the collaboration between the National Gallery of Art, George Washington University (GW), the Corcoran Gallery of Art and Corcoran College of Art + Design will be set in upcoming discussions. An announcement yesterday indicated that the College of Art + Design would become part of GW.
Wells Fargo and its employees had the largest United Way workplace campaign in 2013, contributing $81.3 million, $16.4 million from the company and $64.9 million from employees.
World Wildlife Fund, Environmental Defense Fund and The Nature Conservancy are rated as the most trusted nonprofit partners for corporations, according to a new report. GreenBiz Group in Oakland, Calif., evaluated 30 nonprofits on the basis of influence, credibility and effectiveness.
Angel Aloma is mad as hell and he’s not going to take it anymore. But he wants you to do something about it.
Powered by the education and health care industries, nonprofit employment and payrolls in Indiana grew during the height of the Great Recession, amid pockets of decline, outpacing for-profit industries in the Hoosier state during both recessions, in 2008-2009 and 2001.
Tyler Gedelian, the manager of a Monroe, Mich. Goodwill store, was sorting through some recent donations of old suits and a terry-cloth robe when he came across some blue envelopes. He thought they were just trash at first.
Some people in Zambia, Nicaragua or possibly Armenia just became Denver Broncos fans. The hats, T-shirts and other apparel heralding the Denver Broncos as Super Bowl XLVIII champions will be shipped to people in need around the world rather than destroyed.
Aaron Collins always had a soft spot for food servers, even as a kid. “If he felt like Mom and Dad didn’t leave a generous enough tip, he’d take a few dollars from his allowance and toss it on the table,” recalled his brother Seth. He once left a $50 tip for a struggling waitress with a note that urged her not to give up. “When she saw that, her whole attitude changed,” said Seth.
Shoppers at Macy’s Center City in Philadelphia thought they were there to shop, or maybe to hear the world’s largest pipe organ, which is located in the store. They didn’t expect a Random Act of Culture. But that’s exactly what they got when more than 600 opera singers broke out into a rendition of Handel’s Messiah.
The three top goals for association managers in the Washington, D.C., area for 2014 are to increase membership, deliver new programs and services and to keep up with technology changes. To get it done, 96 percent will either keep current staffing or increase it.