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Users of Gmail, Safari and Mac OS averaged more per donation than users of their technology counterparts. Based on the analysis of more than 320,000 donations across 165,000 users, the largest average gifts are sent by donors using their corporate email.
It’s that time of year, holiday music, presents and new jobs. Four high-profile jobs changed hands during the past few days.
Realignment at United Way Worldwide (UWW) will be announced this week, focusing more resources toward regional offices around the globe to strengthen its worldwide network.
Consumers love to comparison shop. That goat’s milk cheese might be one price in the New Artisanal Premium Cheese Catalog but slightly less from Dean & Deluca’s catalog.
Given the stiff competition for grant funding and the amount of money at stake, the field of grant proposal writing is unfortunately fertile ground for fraud. When someone blows the whistle and the lawsuit flies, the person who wrote the grant proposal is in the line of fire. And, the organization that submitted the proposal — the applicant organization, is likewise in hot water.
In August of 2005, I served as cabinet secretary for Louisiana’s Department of Social Services. Our team of more than 5,000 public servants was responsible for the well-being of children in state custody; aid to low-income working families; child support enforcement; and, vocational rehabilitation clients.
The challenges of any emergency response get more complicated when the responders, too, are impacted. Charities throughout the northeast were knocked out by the storm called Sandy but many found a way to still deliver services.
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.
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