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As the so-called “fiscal cliff” looms in January, charities are wary of not only losing direct federal funding for some programs but also fear being overwhelmed to make up the difference in potentially lost services.
With data being announced in small bites, organizers of #GivingTuesday, an annual day of giving launched this past Tuesday, are optimistic the event had an impact.
The long lines and stress associated with last week’s Black Friday are hardly things that make people feel great but, according to a new study there is one thing that lifts peoples’ mood this holiday season: Giving to others.
DoSomething in New York City sent an email to its mostly youthful members and supporters asking that they get their parents or anyone older than age 25 to take a five-question test. The penalty for each wrong answer is a $10 donation to DoSomething or a nonprofit of the test-takers choice.
Football. Fireworks. Country music. And, now the waiting.
U.S. donors gave almost three times as much as their counterparts in the U.K. or Australia across all age groups between August 2011 and August 2012. More donors in each country either increased their donations or held steady than decreased their donations. Only 15.9 percent gave less in Australia, with 17.2 percent of U.K. donors and 19.8 percent of U.S donors giving less than the previous 12 months.
What do a strip club and the Boys and Girls Club have in common? That seems like an absurd question but the two do have a connection – at least in Ohio.
Days after Lance Armstrong resigned as chairman of the board, officials of the foundation that bears his name filed paperwork to officially change its name. The Lance Armstrong Foundation received approval Oct. 30 from the Texas Secretary of State’s office to change its name to the Livestrong Foundation.
Foundation grants to empower poor communities have increased in recent years, significantly in some cases, according to results reported in two new studies released today by the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy (NCRP) in Washington, D.C.
Less than a month after stepping down as chairman, Lance Armstrong quietly has resigned altogether from the board of the foundation that he founded 15 years ago.
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