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In honor of the 30th anniversary of the founding of Newman’s Own organic food company, the Newman’s Own Foundation, based in Westport, Conn., has announced its intention to donate $30 million to charities in 2012. The initial round of grantmaking, which will total about $10 million, has already begun and will continue on an ongoing basis throughout 2012.
The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) reached within its hierarchy to select the next Chief Scout Executive (CSE). Wayne Brock, who has been deputy CSE and chief operating officer since 2009, will succeed Bob Mazzuca on Sept. 1.
Direct Marketing Association (DMA) CEO Larry Kimmel has stepped down to join the direct response agency Hawkeye in Dallas, Texas. Linda Woolley, executive vice president of Washington, D.C., operations for the New York City-based DMA, was appointed interim CEO.
Americans don’t quite have an accurate picture of what poverty in the United States looks like, at least according to a new survey.
At a time when many nonprofits are seeing an increased demand for services amid government deficits at all levels, organizations are under increased congressional scrutiny of their tax-exempt status and their activities.
You’d think a lineup featuring a former Grammy winner, news anchors, comedians and a rock legend might overshadow the announcement of a $1-million prize to solve global poverty.
“Flo” Green, the long-time leader of the California Association of Nonprofits (CAN) has died. She was 71.
One-third of charitable fundraisers in the United States and Canada responding to a survey reported 2011 salary increases of between 1 and 3 percent, about 10 percent reported increases between 4 and 6 percent, and about 15 percent reported an increase of 7 percent or more compared to 2010 compensation levels.
Public/Private Ventures (P/PV) in Philadelphia, Pa., a 35-year-old nonprofit that performs research and evaluation to strengthen social programs for populations such as recently released prisoners and poverty-stricken youth, will close its doors this summer. “I want to express my deep sadness and regret,” said P/PV’s president, Nadya K. Shmavonian. “It was not a decision the board or I took lightly.”
The revenue of Oregon’s more than 10,000 nonprofits was roughly $13 billion in 2010, and nonprofits employed 13 percent of private sector workers in the state. These were some of the findings of a recently released study called the Oregon Nonprofit Sector Report (ONSR). A revenue number for 2011 was not available.