News & Articles

Wood Heading Up FrontStream

July 22, 2016       NPT Staff      

Nonprofit software industry veteran William “Bill” C. Wood is the new president of FrontStream, Inc., a provider of fundraising and community engagement solutions. Wood is responsible for the company’s strategy, products, marketing and sales, professional services, operations and customer service activities.

Media Hits Come In All Shapes And Sizes

July 21, 2016       Andy Segedin      

Organizations’ media teams might be dead-set on finding opportunities to shoot for the stars and land features in the country’s most prominent publications. Falling just short among the clouds or, in this case, mere mentions in news media, however, are how most prominent organizations are covered.

Finland Tops, U.S. Dips in Social Progress Index

June 30, 2016       Andy Segedin      

Finland tops the chart of nations making social progress with the United States trailing 18 ranks behind.

Registry Teaming With Fundraising Experts

June 29, 2016       NPT Staff      

Organizations registering .ngo and .ong domains are now eligible for OnGood profile pages and GlobalGiving and Network for Good widgets at no cost. The offering comes following a partnership created between crowd-funding community GlobalGiving, software company Network for Good, both of Washington, D.C., and the Public Interest Registry in Reston, Va.

Study: Tailor Message When Pitching Association Members

June 23, 2016       Andy Segedin      

Just 1 percent of membership organizations consistently target messaging to members based on age. With different generations of membership valuing various perks and communication channels differently, more targeted messaging could improve recruitment and retention.

Commentary: Nonprofits Can Help Prevent The Need To Grieve

June 15, 2016       Paul Clolery      

It is somewhat ironic that the Broadway hit musical “Hamilton” won 11 Tony awards on Sunday just hours after a crazy person with a weapon he should not have been allowed to legally purchase massacred 49 people and wounded 50 more at a nightclub in Orlando, Fla.

Common Cause Gets New Leader

June 13, 2016       NPT Staff      

Karen Hobert Flynn is the new president of Common Cause, the Washington D.C.-based non-partisan government watchdog group. Hobert Flynn has been with the organization for more than half of its 46-year history and is the first president to have served as a state-level director for the organization.

Study: 7 Percent Of Email Appeals Go To Spam

June 3, 2016       Mark Hrywna      

An average of 7 percent of nonprofit emails end up in spam folders each month – and more than 10 percent during year-end campaigns – potentially costing charities as much as $7,400 in revenue each year.

15 Million Reasons For Center’s Name Change

May 26, 2016       NPT Staff      

The 92nd Street Y’s (92Y) Center for Innovation and Social Impact will be renamed the Belfer Center for Innovation & Social Impact at 92Y. The change comes following a $15 million donation to the center from the Belfer family.

Moore Direct Acquires Redfield & Co.

May 24, 2016       Mark Hrywna      

Moore Direct Marketing (MDM) Group has acquired Redfield & Co., a provider of custom printed products. Terms of the deal, announced last week, were not disclosed.