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  • Goin’ Hollywood, Well, Actually Austin

    By The NonProfit Times — April 11, 2012

    Entries are now being sought for the fourth annual Nonprofit Film Festival. Filmmakers have until June 30 to submit a cause-based film to Lights. Camera. Help. (LCH), an Austin, Texas nonprofit that encourages other nonprofits to use film to tell stories.

  • Fewer Criminals Trying To Volunteer/Work At Nonprofits

    By The NonProfit Times — April 11, 2012

    Hit rates for criminal background checks have declined for five consecutive years, dropping from 7 percent in 2007 to 5.3 percent last year and the year before, according to a new study.

  • New CEO For Council on Foundations

    By The NonProfit Times — April 10, 2012

    Vikki Spruill, president and CEO of Ocean Conservancy in Washington, D.C., since 2006, will become the next president and CEO of the Council on Foundations (CoF) effective July 1, 2012.

  • Daytop Village Files Chapter 11

    By The NonProfit Times — April 10, 2012

    One of New York’s largest drug treatment agencies has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection after five years of losses and mounting pressure from creditors.

  • Volunteer Week Is When?

    By Patrick Sullivan — April 9, 2012

    President Barack Obama knows volunteering is important, but apparently the subject is not quite important enough for the staff to fact-check. In a proclamation issued today, the White House erroneously announced April 8 through April 14 as National Volunteer Week (NVW).

  • Advocacy Email Response Rates Jump 28%

    By Mark Hrywna — April 5, 2012

    Email response rates, particularly for advocacy emails, were up last year, according a study released today (April 5). Advocacy emails were up 28 percent, but even overall, response rates for email were up 2 percent among 44 nonprofits surveyed in the 2012 eNonprofit Benchmarks Study, by M+R Strategic Services and the Nonprofit Technology Network (NTEN).

  • Mortenson To Pay $1 Million In Restitution To Charity

    By Patrick Sullivan — April 5, 2012

    A yearlong investigation by the office of Montana Attorney General Steve Bullock into author and mountaineer Greg Mortenson’s charity, Central Asia Institute (CAI), found that both Mortenson and CAI’s board had been negligent in their management of the nonprofit. As a result of a settlement between Mortenson, CAI and the office of the attorney general, Mortenson must pay CAI back at least $1 million for personal expenditures such as charter flights and clothing. Bullock distributed his office’s investigative report in a press conference today.

  • Study: It Costs To Build Social Networks

    By The NonProfit Times — April 4, 2012

    It costs a nonprofit $3.50 for every “like” on Facebook, making Twitter at $2.05 for each follower a relative bargain. And, Facebook and Twitter communities grew by 30 percent and 81 percent at nonprofits during 2011.

  • New CEO At Feed The Children

    By Paul Clolery — April 4, 2012

    After nearly three years of turmoil, Feed The Children in Oklahoma City, Okla., has selected a new president and CEO.

  • Value Of Volunteers Continues To Grow

    By The NonProfit Times — April 4, 2012

    The value of an hour of a volunteer’s time increased about 2 percent during 2011 to $21.79, up from $21.36 in 2010. It is nearly triple the rate from 1980, according to Independent Sector in Washington, D.C.


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