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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 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.
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.
Niki Jagpal is research and policy director at the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy (NCRP). She is the co-author of “Smashing Silos in Philanthropy: Multi-Issue Advocacy and Organizing for Real Results.”
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.
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.
Crowdfunding platform CrowdRise has launched its third Holiday Charity Challenge campaign. Charities have until Jan. 9 to raise as much money on the platform as they can to win a grand prize of $100,000. The second place winner will receive $40,000, with third place winning $20,000. Another $40,000 is up for grabs through bonus challenges. Participating nonprofits keep the money they raise.
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.
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.