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The section of a U.S. Postal Service reform bill in Congress that would have eliminated discounted nonprofit postal rates during a 12-year period has been eliminated from the legislation.
AccuFund, a provider of financial reporting and accounting software for nonprofit, municipal and government organizations, has acquired Outreach Suite, an online software-as-a-service (SaaS) solution providing fundraising capabilities and constituent relationship management (CRM).
Turnover at Susan G. Komen for the Cure continues five months after the flap over Planned Parenthood funding, with the national office’s top fundraiser leaving the organization this week.
Two companion studies of the nonprofit sector show that investment returns were slightly negative in FY2011 after increasing in the range of 12 percent during FY2010 and 21 percent in FY2009.
The Board of Trustees of Indiana University has approved a plan to establish the nation’s first School of Philanthropy. The degree will carry the same weight as a degree from one of the university’s other schools, such as liberal arts.
Many of the Girl Scout Councils testing mobile payments for cookie sales saw large revenue gains during 2012. More than 30 Girl Scout councils, representing more than 40,000 troops, allowed mobile payment via credit or debit card as an option for sales of Samoas, Tagalongs, Thin Mints and eight other cookie varieties.
Eugene R. Tempel is returning to the Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University as a senior fellow to play a major role in the university’s effort to establish a new School of Philanthropy.
Giving in the United States reached an estimated $298.42 billion during 2011, an increase of roughly 4 percent from 2010. Giving by individuals led the way, as usual, at 73 percent or $217.79 billion.
The theory is that if a famous face can get a consumer to purchase something, that image can also be used for social good. Well, there are a lot of famous faces in Chicago this week for the annual National Conference on Volunteering and Service. They are all pitching national service.
A Texas District Court judge ruled that a former intern defamed a bat sanctuary nonprofit and its president, and awarded the organization $6.1 million in damages.