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Scan the group carefully if you ever find yourself in a meeting that includes chief executives of medium to large-sized established nonprofits. Chances are the age of most of the CEOs begins with a “6.”
Steve Gleason is confined to a wheelchair and has trouble speaking. The former defensive back with the New Orleans Saints football team was diagnosed last year with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease. He’s creating a video journal to share with his newborn son, Rivers, in the future.
The nation’s major software vendors have been generous with product donations. Either directly or working through a pass-through entity, a nonprofit could get software either free or at a discounted rate. The box would show up and the organization was in business.
Ten years after the first Ray and Joan Kroc Community Center was unveiled in San Diego, Calif., the largest Kroc Center is set to open this month in Chicago, Ill., leaving only a few more facilities to complete the late heiress Joan Kroc’s vision.
Although nonprofit CEOs and other senior officers are actively engaged in leadership development, they are rarely held accountable for development and do not invest sufficient resources in development. These were some of the results of a survey conducted by The Bridgespan Group (Bridgespan), a nonprofit consultancy headquartered in Boston, Mass., with offices in New York City and San Francisco, Calif.
CVS Caremark Charitable Trust has begun its 2012 grant application process. The trust’s grants support specific initiatives each year. For 2012, grants will be targeted to programs in two areas of focus access to health care, and children and inclusion.
New Jersey has become at least the second state to offer a mobile phone application that provides financial information about charities.
The nonprofit for at-risk youth founded by former Penn State Football coach Jerry Sandusky — who is charged with sexual abuse of children from the organization — plans to cease operations, citing a decrease in fundraising and volunteers.
The Finance Committee of the United States Senate will investigate whether a charity for disabled veterans deserves to keep its tax-exempt status after paying millions of dollars to a direct mail company, and not spending very much money on aid to veterans.
The Internal Revenue Service’s Advisory Committee on Tax Exempt and Government Entities (ACT) will hold a public meeting on June 6, when the panel will submit its latest round of recommendations to senior IRS executives.