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Sister Mary Rose McGeady, who led Covenant House for 13 years after a sexual abuse and financial scandal crippled the organization, died September 13 in Albany, N.Y. The cause of death was respiratory failure. She was 84-years-old.
Austin, Texas is hot – and it’s not just the mercury in the thermometers outside that in the summer routinely dance with 100-degrees. The city and surrounding suburbs are teeming with technology jobs and people there are pulling down good salaries.
The YWCA USA will usher in a new era by the end of the year, not only with its first permanent CEO in more than two years, but also a new governance structure for the 250-affiliate organization for women.
Nearly four months after its acquisition of Convio, Blackbaud announced both that it would discontinue Convio’s Common Ground and a restructuring that eliminates 51 positions. In what was described as an unrelated development, the company also announced that former Convio CEO Gene Austin will be leaving.
Indiana University has received approval to establish a School of Philanthropy on the Indiana University-Purdue University campus in Indianapolis (IUPUI).
On their face, Cincinnati, Ohio and Anchorage, Alaska would seem very different. The common thread is that they are both among the best communities in the nation for young people.
The hour-long Stand Up 2 Cancer (SU2C) telethon for cancer research, which blanketed all of the major broadcast and cable television outlets last week, brought in pledges of an estimated $81 million.
Software giant Blackbaud appointed Joseph (Joe) D. Moye as president of its Enterprise Customer Business Unit (ECBU). He replaces Gene Austin, the former CEO of software firm Convio, which was acquired by Blackbaud earlier this year.
Nonprofit Davids might have plunked the sector’s Goliaths. Small organizations experienced have fundraising growth while the big boys are losing ground.
Chuck Gehring has overseen four nonprofit mergers in his years as president and CEO of LifeCare Alliance in Columbus, Ohio. “It’s important in this economy, in our field, if you don’t try to do something extra, you’re going to be out of business,” he said. “Your traditional revenue sources – United Way, government — are eroding. If you’re going to just keep laying off you’re not able to do anything.”
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