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For all its marketing might, the pink powerhouse that is Susan G. Komen for the Cure is going to need every watt of that power to come back from its public relations misstep regarding de-funding Planned Parenthood and then revising its decision.
Score one for transparency: Beginning with its 2011 Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Form 990, AmeriCares will post its annual tax information form on its website in full – including executive salaries, which previously had been omitted by the $795-million organization.
You’ve got to get out there, or so nonprofits are told. “There” is the world of social media: Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, and the ever-expanding array of web-based and mobile technologies that can turn communication into an interactive dialogue.
It seems as if all entertainment icons want to have their own nonprofit foundations. Pop star Lady GaGa will be the latest celebrity to have one when she launches her new foundation today at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Education in Boston, Mass.
A Manhattan Supreme Court judge sentenced Yaasmin Hooey, former finance director of the Girl Scout Council of Greater New York (GSCGNY), to three to nine years in prison after she pleaded guilty to embezzling more than $310,000 over two years from the organization.
A new study of 526 financial managers at mid-sized nonprofits shows that they don’t know quite as much as they think they probably should.
Who doesn’t enjoy a Thin Mint Girl Scout cookie? The challenge isn’t “a” cookie. The challenge is not eating the entire sleeve of them in less than 10 minutes. An official “portion” is four cookies and 160 calories. Please.
California is famous for having the eighth largest economy in the world, ranking with Japan, Germany, China, and the full United States. Now it appears the Golden State is outpacing the U.S. in yet another economic category.
The Nonprofit Finance Fund (NFF) announced today that it was awarded a $40 million New Markets Tax Credit allocation (NMTC) to support community development projects in low-income areas across the country.
Both the Boy Scouts and the Girl Scouts had an interesting Presidents Day weekend. A California judge has ordered the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) to turn over confidential files on volunteers as part of a molestation case brought against the organization by a victim’s family.
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