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United Way of New York City will be led by a female president and CEO for the first time in its history. Sheena Wright, a former United Way board member who for the past decade has been president and CEO of Abyssinian Development Corporation (ADC) in the Harlem section of New York City, will succeed Gordon Campbell in mid-November.
Charitable giving in the United States decreased 3.4 percent for the three months ending August 2012, as compared to the same period in 2011. Giving growth has been limited to single digits throughout 2012, with a slightly downward trend, but this is the first time since March 2011 that giving has been negative.
State regulators are aiming to streamline the oft-criticized charity registration process by creating a single website where charity registration can be done and disseminated to appropriate states. And, a watchdog group is changing the way it looks at standards for for-profit fundraisers.
Games can do a lot. For Jane McGonigal, a game saved her life. After a concussion that didn’t heal property in 2009, McGonigal said that for months she felt like dying, fearing that she’d never get better, that the pain would never end.
Bloomberg Markets magazine recently published a scathing article regarding the business practices of a tele-fundraising provider, outlining what it alleged were deceptive practices such as allegedly lying to donors about the portion of the donation that goes to the charity.
As vice president for policy, planning and communications at the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson Research (FFPR), Joyce A. Oberdorf saw an opportunity to fill a gap in helping families of patients cope with the disease.
Reaffirming its commitment to a Salesforce.com platform, Blackbaud assured clients that integration will be its top priority in the coming year after its acquisition of rival Convio.
A move by one of the nonprofit sector’s watchdog organizations is being described as going back to the “dark ages” when it comes to nonprofit accounting.
Eugene R. Tempel, Ph.D., was nominated to be the founding dean of Indiana University’s (IU) new School of Philanthropy, subject to the approval of the IU Board of Trustees at its next business meeting on Oct. 12.
The vast majority of nonprofits have great, dedicated and committed executives and wonderful individual board members. Yet, one of the most common questions asked is “how do we create a high performing board as a whole?”
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