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Conventional wisdom is to communicate with your donors the way in which they want. Wrong, according to Larry May. Direct response fundraising “is a largely unpredictable, counterintuitive, reliably illogical profession,” said May. “Listening to donors will probably mean you lose revenue.”
The Nonprofits Insurance Alliance of California (NIAC) has started a small loan fund available for loans of up to $50,000 to its California members. The loans are secured only by the nonprofit’s assets. The organization has $1 million available for loans in the state.
“Rocky” was only on its third sequel, a British duo named Wham! had the number one song of the year (“Careless Whisper”), and Coca-Cola announced it would go back to selling its old formula for Coke. While some of those things are more memorable than others, in that same year, the .org domain debuted.
Susan G. Komen for the Cure Founder Nancy Brinker stepped down from her position as chair of global strategy but will remain in a voluntary role at the breast cancer charity. She will continue as a lifetime board member.
The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research (MJFF) and the Michael Stern Parkinson’s Research Foundation (MSPRF) have announced the merger of the two organizations, effective June 30.
Cloud-based fundraising platform Classy announced $18 million in Series B venture capital funding. The San Diego, Calif.-based company also announced the appointment of its first chief technology officer (CTO) and two additions to its advisory board.
Confidence in an improving economy, bequest giving and a few mega gifts helped charitable giving in the United States continue to rebound, up 7.1 percent during 2014 to $358.38 billion.
If there’s one thing that unifies people young and old, it’s cat pictures. That’s why Social Security Works (SSW) employs Cat Actuary. It’s not an actual feline financial whiz, of course, but a light-hearted meme the organization uses to spice up conversations that can get pretty serious.
The overall success of cause marketing campaigns in the United States has caught the attention of nonprofit organizations and for-profit businesses, making such ventures in an international setting look tempting.
Data Privacy Risks And Cyber Liability: The digital age is filled with 404 Errors and plenty of theft
Managers at nonprofits across the U.S. collect and store — in filing cabinets, networked servers and in rented “cloud” space — vast amounts of personal information. And despite the increasing frequency of data breaches affecting public, private and nonprofit organizations, most nonprofit leaders admit knowing too little about the risks and consequences of failing to adequately protect personal information collected from employees, volunteers, clients and donors.
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