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Changes to the national board at Susan G. Komen for the Cure are coming amid some executive turnover, less than two months after a national flap regarding funding to Planned Parenthood.
Legislation that would provide incentives for Benefit Corporations pursuing city contracts in San Francisco has run into opposition from the state’s network of charities, questioning the need to provide an advantage to for-profits with a social mission.
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.