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Fundraisers at schools, colleges and universities in the United States estimate that donations to their institutions grew 5.1 percent during the academic year that ended June 30, according to survey results released this month by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE).
The day-to-day duties of nonprofit management often include the handling of a barrage of challenges and complications.
The director of facilities at the Woodruff Arts Center in Atlanta pleaded guilty a few years ago to embezzling more than $1.1 million. According to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, former employee Ralph Clark stole the money from the visual and performing arts center by submitting invoices for bogus expenses, picking the checks up in person, and then depositing them into accounts over which Clark had signatory authority.
Iconic sandwich pitchman Jared Fogle is expected to plead guilty to charges related to possession of child pornography as well as traveling across state lines to pay for sex, in an investigation that started with the executive director of his eponymous foundation.
Lou-Ellen Barkan likes to be prepared. When she learned that liabilities regarding card-present credit card fraud would shift in October, the president and CEO of the Alzheimer’s Association New York City chapter sprang into action. Barkan hopes her organization will be compliant with the new regulations for its Forget-Me-Not Gala this month even though the deadline is months away.
The nonprofit job market is getting more competitive as organizations recover from the recession and start expanding staff. NonProfit Talent Match has made the jump from a leading industry job board to full service talent sourcing and management.
There’s the job interview, aimed at finding the best person for a position, and the exit interview, a chance to pretend to learn from a departing employee what is good or bad about the organization.
It would be easy for nonprofit management to ignore the requirements associated with employee benefit plans, such as retirement plans. Easy, but very mistaken.
If there’s one thing that unifies people young and old, it’s cat pictures. That’s why Social Security Works (SSW) employs Cat Actuary. It’s not an actual feline financial whiz, of course, but a light-hearted meme the organization uses to spice up conversations that can get pretty serious.
“We had luminaries, hors d’oeuvres, a prestigious venue and a painfully small audience.”
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