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Most fundraisers (68 percent) use four or more channels to engage constituents, and the most popular engagement channels are email (86 percent), website (72 percent) and in-person events (71 percent) and direct mail (68 percent).
Fundraising abuse is the most common area of enforcement but state charity offices have not caught up to Internet or social media fundraising while staffing has remained stable since the Great Recession.
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The Virginia Network of Nonprofit Organizations (VANNO) launched in 2004 to provide a voice for the state’s nonprofit community. By 2012, it was gone.
Tragedy has struck twice at fundraising events during the past month, resulting in the deaths of two volunteers, highlighting that special event risk extends beyond staff to fundraisers and volunteers who might not have a direct connection to an organization.
The About Us section of Feeding America’s website was given special attention during last year’s redesign. Key pieces of information were broken down into easily digestible subsections and a search-engine-optimized “Why Feeding America” page was created, which was dedicated to educating visitors on why they should donate to the organization.
Taking away what it calls a “smokescreen” by abortion opponents to advance an “extreme political agenda,” Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA) announced today that affiliates involved in donating fetal tissue would not seek federal reimbursement, even though it’s legal to do so.
The new and growing challenges of today might be met with tomorrow’s advancements in technologies such as virtual reality, image reading and consolidated databases in the years to come.
The 54 traditional chapters of Alzheimer’s Association deadlocked at 27-27 on a plan to create a single, nonprofit entity out of the national office and its 81 chapters.
Many challenges come with growing a nonprofit. One of the trickiest is deciding what kind of financial help one needs, when it’s needed, and what level of professional can best supply it at a given point in time.
What keeps you up at night? The answer to that question might vary whether you’re looking at from a charity executive’s point of view or that of a state charity regulator. That was among the questions raised during a luncheon discussion between regulators and nonprofit attorneys during the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) and National Association of State Charity Officials (NASCO) annual conference today at the Washington Marriott Georgetown in Washington, D.C.
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