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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 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.
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 Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) should have a solid lead-in audience for its television appearance this weekend. The New York City-based nonprofit will be featured on “The Pitch,” which airs after AMC’s hit show, “Mad Men,” on Sundays at 11 p.m. Eastern.
Independent Sector has named Jeff Skoll the 2012 recipient of the John W. Gardner Leadership Award. The Washington, D.C.-based organization will present the award at the John W. Gardner Leadership Dinner during its annual conference in November in San Francisco.
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.