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Yale University’s endowment earned an 11.5 percent investment return and grew to $25.6 billion last year. The university also had investment gains of about $2.6 billion for the year ending June 30, compared with $4 billion the previous year. The endowment returned 20.2 percent for the year ending June 30, 2014, when most university endowments averaged about 15.5 percent, according to the 2014 Study of Endowments.
The 25 staff members at Young Community Developers (YCD) drove about an hour and a half away from the organization’s San Francisco headquarters for an employee retreat in 2013. When they returned they had a new program.
Competitions and incentives can motivate Millennial employees in particular and inspire short-term engagement but in the long run, managers must show employees how their donation or volunteer hours make a difference, according to the 2015 Millennial Impact Report released today.
“Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus” wasn’t a best-selling book for nothing. Differences in gender abound in a variety of things and charitable giving is no different.
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More than 2,000 organizations – including nonprofits, corporations and national associations – sent a letter to Congress yesterday, urging elected officials to renew expiring tax incentives.
Job satisfaction among American workers rose slightly for the fourth consecutive year in 2014, and now stands at the highest level since 2008, according to a by The Conference Board.
Cyber security has become a leading cause for concern among managers at nonprofit organizations. Some 81 percent of 470 respondents ranked cyber security as among the top 10 risks in their organization, including 24 percent of those surveyed who ranked it in the top three.
For some nonprofit managers, the daily grind makes it difficult to see the forest between the trees for a single organization.
There are two levels of mind state when connecting with others, said Richard Brown: subconscious emotional and conscious rational. Brown, president of RB Consulting, believes major gifts officers spend too much time in the latter and not enough in the former.