News & Articles

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.

Man ‘Tips’ Hat To Brother’s Last Wish

January 31, 2014       Patrick Sullivan      

Aaron Collins always had a soft spot for food servers, even as a kid. “If he felt like Mom and Dad didn’t leave a generous enough tip, he’d take a few dollars from his allowance and toss it on the table,” recalled his brother Seth. He once left a $50 tip for a struggling waitress with a note that urged her not to give up. “When she saw that, her whole attitude changed,” said Seth.

Flash Mobs Aren’t Random Forms Of Advocacy And Involvement

January 31, 2014       Patrick Sullivan      

Shoppers at Macy’s Center City in Philadelphia thought they were there to shop, or maybe to hear the world’s largest pipe organ, which is located in the store. They didn’t expect a Random Act of Culture. But that’s exactly what they got when more than 600 opera singers broke out into a rendition of Handel’s Messiah.

Leadership, Productivity Top 2014 Association Priorities

January 30, 2014       The NonProfit Times      

The three top goals for association managers in the Washington, D.C., area for 2014 are to increase membership, deliver new programs and services and to keep up with technology changes. To get it done, 96 percent will either keep current staffing or increase it.

Cancer Groups Partner To Fund Research Dream Team

January 29, 2014       The NonProfit Times      

The American Cancer Society (ACS) and Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) have announced a $20 million partnership that will fund a research “dream team” to develop new therapies for lung cancer over a three-year period.

Groups Rally Against SNAP Cuts

January 29, 2014       Zach Halper      

Three New York City-based nonprofits joined forces with celebrity chefs, religious leaders, and other advocates to push back against $9 billion in cuts made to the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) during a press conference at the Church of St. Francis Xavier in Manhattan.