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Common Cause Gets New Leader

June 13, 2016       NPT Staff      

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Karen Hobert Flynn is the new president of Common Cause, the Washington D.C.-based non-partisan government watchdog group. Hobert Flynn has been with the organization for more than half of its 46-year history and is the first president to have served as a state-level director for the organization.

Study: 7 Percent Of Email Appeals Go To Spam

June 3, 2016       Mark Hrywna      

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An average of 7 percent of nonprofit emails end up in spam folders each month – and more than 10 percent during year-end campaigns – potentially costing charities as much as $7,400 in revenue each year.

15 Million Reasons For Center’s Name Change

May 26, 2016       NPT Staff      

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The 92nd Street Y’s (92Y) Center for Innovation and Social Impact will be renamed the Belfer Center for Innovation & Social Impact at 92Y. The change comes following a $15 million donation to the center from the Belfer family.

Moore Direct Acquires Redfield & Co.

May 24, 2016       Mark Hrywna      

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Moore Direct Marketing (MDM) Group has acquired Redfield & Co., a provider of custom printed products. Terms of the deal, announced last week, were not disclosed.

Jitasa Acquires Two Related Firms

May 13, 2016       Paul Clolery      

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Jitasa, a company specializing in accounting services for nonprofits, announced the acquisition of firms AVF Consulting and K12 Enterprise. They are related companies, with K12 Enterprise being spun from AVF Consulting. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Robin Hood’s Night Of 61.2 Million Stars

May 12, 2016       Mark Hrywna      

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What started as a relatively modest gala raising $700,000 a quarter-century ago has turned into one of the largest fundraising spectacles, raising tens of millions of dollars in a single night.

History Of Philanthropy Highlighted In New Website

April 26, 2016       NPT Staff      

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The past 500 years of global philanthropy has been chronicled in a free, permanent digital exhibit.

California Health Providers Plan To Merge

April 22, 2016       NPT Staff      

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A pair of California service providers is merging to form a single organization that will assist 40,000 people annually and operate with a $115 million budget.

Centre for Sustainable Philanthropy Gets New Name

April 22, 2016       NPT Staff      

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The Centre for Sustainable Philanthropy (CSP) at Plymouth University in the United Kingdom has received a $1million (USD) donation to expand its work from Hartsook Companies, a U.S.-based global fundraising consulting organization based in Kansas City, Mo.

Digital Fellowship Slated For 11 Cities

April 20, 2016       Mark Hrywna      

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The Digital Inclusion Fellowship (DIF), a program to increase digital literacy and broadband adoption within communities that are struggling with access to technology, will expand to 22 Fellows this year in 11 cities.