News & Articles

Food Deserts Get Drier In A SNAP

December 1, 2013       Mark Hrywna      

Some might lament that there aren’t enough hours in a day. The North Texas Food Bank (NTFB) is looking for another week in the month. To make up the potential gap that cuts to the nation’s food stamp program might create, the Dallas, Texas-based organization would have to add another week to each month.

Court Upholds University’s Gift Use

November 22, 2013       Mark Hrywna      

A donor intent lawsuit could be heading to Maryland’s highest court after the state Court of Special Appeals on Thursday reaffirmed a November 2012 Circuit Court ruling in favor of Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Md.

Give Miami Day Doubles Year-Over-Year

November 22, 2013       The NonProfit Times      

Give Miami Day generated $3.2 million for more than 400 area nonprofits in just 24 hours. The event, held from midnight to 11:59 p.m. this past Wednesday, drew 12,307 unique donations.

Hair-Raising Funds: Red Sox Beards To Benefit Charity

November 22, 2013       The NonProfit Times      

Even casual viewers of this year’s World Series – won by the Boston Red Sox – could probably tell you this much about the winning team: They have pretty robust beards. Now, for prices that so far have reached $5,400, fans can own trimmings from two of the players’ beards and at the same time help a national men’s health charity.

Model the Collaboration You Hope to See

November 22, 2013       Niki Jagpal      

You are waking up to your morning fix of coffee and the news before you head into your office to wade your way through a pile of proposals. CNN is reporting on a broken economy, a broken justice system, stymied political process, people protesting and you turn the TV off because it reminds you of something you don’t want to think about.

Nonprofit PR Awards Deadline Approaching

November 21, 2013       The NonProfit Times      

Friday is the deadline for nonprofits to enter PR News’ 2013 Nonprofit PR Awards without penalty. Some 33 campaign-based categories are open for submissions, as well as Nonprofit Communicator of the Year and Nonprofit/Association Team of the Year.

Charity Scammer Gets Convicted

November 14, 2013       The NonProfit Times      

Bobby Thompson, the alias of a man who scammed donors out of $100-million via his charity, was found guilty yesterday by a jury in Cleveland, Ohio. He faces between 10 and 70 years in prison.

University Of Michigan Launches $4-Billion Campaign

November 14, 2013       Mark Hrywna      

The arms race of higher education fundraising continues unabated. The University of Michigan has launched a $4-billion fundraising campaign, the largest in the history of a public institute of higher education.

New CEO For Blackbaud

November 14, 2013       Mark Hrywna      

A former executive for an electronic payments company will be the next chief executive officer of Blackbaud, Inc. Michael P. Gianoni has been appointed president and chief executive officer of the Charleston, S.C.-based software and fundraising firm, effective Jan. 13, 2014.