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Ending several years of turnover at the Corporation for National and Community (CNCS), the U.S. Senate yesterday confirmed Wendy Spencer as the agency’s next chief executive officer. She is scheduled to begin her new position on April 9.
The Council on Foundations (CoF) today announced its new president and CEO, Vikki Spruill, who will take over July 1, 2012. She has been president and CEO of Ocean Conservancy in Washington, D.C., since 2006.
Susan G. Komen for the Cure has canceled its annual Lobby Day this spring while it searches for a new vice president of public policy.
The overall number of nonprofit organizations in the United States dropped by 18 percent last year as the number of applications for tax-exempt status declined by about 7 percent compared to 2010.
Churches are experiencing a resurrection in parishioner generosity. The fourth annual “State of the Plate,” survey found that 51 percent of the 1,360 churches contacted experienced an increase in giving during 2011 compared to 2010.
Legislation that would provide incentives for Benefit Corporations pursuing city contracts in San Francisco has run into opposition from the state’s network of charities, questioning the need to provide an advantage to for-profits with a social mission.
Blackbaud’s acquisition of rival software maker Convio won’t be completed in the first quarter of the year as original expected, as the Charleston, S.C., company extended the expiration of the deal for a third time, to April 4.
Changes to the national board at Susan G. Komen for the Cure are coming amid some executive turnover, less than two months after a national flap regarding funding to Planned Parenthood.
Bob Ottenhoff, president and & CEO of nonprofit data house GuideStar, is stepping down at the end of the year. GuideStar’s board of directors has established a search committee and hired national search firm SpencerStuart to help them find the next leader.
The hits keep coming for Susan G. Komen for the Cure. The chief executive officer of its New York City affiliate announced this morning she will step down next month after almost four years heading up the organization.