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IS Projects Trump’s First 100 Days

December 16, 2016       Andy Segedin      

Steps toward healthcare and tax reform are expected to be among the initial priorities in Donald Trump’s first 100 days in the oval office. During a webinar on Friday, representatives of Washington, D.C.-based advocacy organization Independent Sector previewed what nonprofit leaders can expect early on in Trump’s presidency and detailed how the organization will engage moving forward.

Election Prompts Donors To Give More

December 15, 2016       Mark Hrywna      

One in four Americans has increased or plans to increase support for nonprofits and charities, with 15 percent coming through donations, as a result of the presidential election.

Millions Approved For Targeting Lead In Flint Water

December 15, 2016       Andy Segedin      

A bi-partisan Congressional agreement will provide $170 million in assistance to Flint, Mich. and other communities impacted by lead contamination.

Demand Up But Staffing An Issue For Nonprofits

December 14, 2016       Mark Hrywna      

Almost one-third of nonprofit leaders say they’re unable to meet increased demand for services and more than half expect conditions to become more difficult next year.

CEOs: Foundations Need To Do Better

December 6, 2016       Mark Hrywna      

Two-thirds of foundation CEOs believe it’s possible for foundations to make a significant difference in society but only one of every eight believes foundations are making a difference. Yet most CEOs believe foundations can take greater advantage of their unique role to experiment, innovate, collaborate and convene.

John List Appointed To Philanthropy Chair At IU

December 1, 2016       NPT Staff      

Economist John A. List was selected as the Visiting Robert F. Hartsook Chair in Fundraising at the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy in Indianapolis, Ind.

Production Solutions Now Part Of Moore Direct

December 1, 2016       NPT Staff      

Production Solutions/PS Digital (PS/PSD) has become part of Moore DM Group (Moore), a strategic melding of two prominent names in the nonprofit direct response fundraising space.

Trump Foundation Admits ‘Self-Dealing’

November 23, 2016       Mark Hrywna      

The Donald J. Trump Foundation admitted to breaking “self-dealing” rules regarding private foundations in a federal tax filings made available publicly on Monday.

Big Boost For CFC Fundraising

November 23, 2016       Mark Hrywna      

The Combined Federal Campaign of the National Capital Area (CFCNCA) continues to run about 17 percent ahead of last year’s pace. The 2016 campaign has reached $17.6 million in pledges through Nov. 22, more than one-third of the way toward its goal of $47 million.

Corporate Impact Investing Estimated At $2.4B

November 16, 2016       Mark Hrywna      

A third of companies globally are “somewhat” or “highly” active in impact investing with large corporations investing $2.4 billion annually – a level that’s expected to grow over the next decade. Total giving by companies that are active is almost twice as much as those who are not active, according to a new pilot study released this week.