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The latest edition of the Blackbaud Index revealed that overall charitable giving increased by 1.3 percent for the three months ending April 2014, after initial reports last month indicated negative growth in the sector.
Facing rising debt, declining membership and contributions, the YMCA of Metropolitan Milwaukee filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection this week in an effort to help implement a restructuring plan.
The votes are in, all 191,000-plus of them: Google will give four San Francisco Bay area nonprofits, the winners of the search giant’s fourth Impact Challenge, grants of $500,000 each. Six more nonprofits will each get $250,000 grants, and 15 will receive $100,000 each.
The Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) this week formally launched its search for a new president and chief executive officer.
Microsoft, Ford and Target are the top three brands in America most trusted to act responsibly. But, worldwide results tell a different story. The 2014 Aspirational Consumer Index, released by BBMG and GlobeScan, surveyed more than 20,000 consumers in 21 countries on six continents to find the most trusted companies.
An Australian mayor is saying thanks but no thanks to a donation to his town’s charity after learning the money is the proceeds of a picture of Kate Middleton’s royal wardrobe malfunction.
The Tisch Multiple Sclerosis Research Center of New York (Tisch MSRCNY) raises some $7 million a year for its operations, but for a clinical stem cell trial, the organization turned to crowdfunding. Tisch surpassed its $300,000 campaign goal within four weeks on Indiegogo.com, raising $317,540 from 960 funders (an average $331 per donor).
Have you changed your donor management system’s password lately? If you’ve heard about the Heartbleed bug, you probably did. If you haven’t changed your passwords, do it now. We’ll wait.
Religion scholar David P. King will lead the Lake Institute on Faith and Giving at the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy, effective July 1. King will succeed William G. Enright, who will become a senior fellow at the Institute.
CHICAGO — Nonprofit leaders not actively engaged with renewal face the danger of their organizations’ obsolescence. Cause marketing and branding is not about feel good and forgotten.