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Bob Ottenhoff, president and & CEO of nonprofit data house GuideStar, is stepping down at the end of the year. GuideStar’s board of directors has established a search committee and hired national search firm SpencerStuart to help them find the next leader.
The hits keep coming for Susan G. Komen for the Cure. The chief executive officer of its New York City affiliate announced this morning she will step down next month after almost four years heading up the organization.
The director of the viral video “Kony 2012”, which is rapidly approaching 100 million views, was hospitalized in San Diego, Calif., after running through the streets in his underwear and vandalizing cars.
Charitable giving increased more than 3 percent while online giving jumped almost 13 percent for the three months ending January 2012, according to the latest giving index.
In what could be considered an incredible coincidence, during the first three weeks of February the Avon Foundation for Women aired 6,000 commercials promoting its breast cancer awareness and research walks that start in April, including the one in New York City, which isn’t until October.
Enrique MacGregor still recalls the day when a simple idea occurred to him and his partner, Mark Niermann, as they walked their dogs in their Dallas neighborhood.
Editor’s Note: This is part of a continuing series of conversations between Larry May, senior vice president for strategic development at Infogroup in Greenwich, Conn., and leaders in the direct response fundraising industry.
Is the assumption that all those prospective donors out there share your appreciation for your cause a tactical mistake? You bet it is.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) announced a partnership aimed at leveraging the CNCS’s army of AmeriCorps volunteers to help FEMA provide disaster relief around the country. The new initiative is called FEMA Corps, and it will be made up of 1,600 volunteers from AmeriCorps’ National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC) specially trained in disaster relief.
A nonprofit hired by New York City to help residents find jobs falsified 1,400 job placements, according to NYC investigators.