News & Articles

Not Gone Fishin’: ACS’s Seffrin Retiring To Do More Work

February 28, 2014       Paul Clolery      

John Seffrin, president and chief executive officer of the American Cancer Society (ACS), doesn’t golf. “I have no intention of taking up fishing,” he said. Seffrin’s idea of a good time during his impending retirement is fighting non-communicable diseases around the globe.

New Boss At Fidelity Charitable

February 26, 2014       The NonProfit Times      

Amy N. Danforth was appointed president of Fidelity Charitable®, an independent public charity with a donor-advised fund program. Danforth spent more than five years as senior vice president of marketing and program for Fidelity Charitable, with responsibility for setting and executing strategy for marketing, analytics and research, investments and program management.

Mott Endows Chair To Study Community Foundations

February 24, 2014       The NonProfit Times      

A gift from the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation will fund a new faculty chair at the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy in Indianapolis, Ind., that will focus on community foundations. It is believed to be the nation’s first chair focused specifically on studying and teaching about community foundations, according to the school.

Three Groups Try To Save Corcoran

February 20, 2014       The NonProfit Times      

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’s Workplace Campaign Passes $81 Million

February 20, 2014       The NonProfit Times      

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.

Influence, Credibility, Effectiveness Measured in New Poll

February 18, 2014       Patrick Sullivan      

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.

Nonprofits Told To Get Outraged

February 13, 2014       Mark Hrywna      

Angel Aloma is mad as hell and he’s not going to take it anymore. But he wants you to do something about it.

Indiana Nonprofits Buck Weak Economy

February 11, 2014       The NonProfit Times      

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.

Goodwill Gives Back $43K

February 7, 2014       The NonProfit Times      

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.

World Vision Gets Ready To Ship Broncos Gear

February 3, 2014       The NonProfit Times      

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.