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Giving Day Reboot Snares $2.1 Million

September 23, 2016       Mark Hrywna      

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The Pittsburgh Foundation’s Day of Giving generated $2.1 million during 16 hours on Wednesday, pushing the total to more than $5.1 million raised across two days – about four months apart.

Chan/Zuckerberg: $3 Billion To Battle Every Disease

September 22, 2016       Mark Hrywna      

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The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced a commitment of at least $3 billion over the next decade for its next major focus area, science. The goal is to advance science research to cure, prevent or manage all disease by the end of the century.

Opinion … Ability To Deliver Services Is At Stake

September 22, 2016       Jatrice Martel Gaiter      

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During this intense campaign season, it is tempting to keep our heads down, do our work and avoid the political process that seems divisive and pugilistic.

OneOrlando Fund Has 351 Pulse Claims

September 21, 2016       Andy Segedin      

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The National Center for Victims of Crime has received 351 claim forms from survivors and families of victims of the June 12 shooting at the Pulse nightclub that killed or injured more than 100 people in Orlando, Fla. The OneOrlando Fund Board and Ken Feinberg, fund administrator, are in the process of distributing more than $26 million to the claimants.

Donor Motivators: What Are They?

September 20, 2016       The NonProfit Times      

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By Herschell Gordon Lewis

New Trump Tax Plan Caps Charitable Deductions

September 19, 2016       The NonProfit Times      

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Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump unveiled a revised tax reform plan last week that limits the deductions taxpayers may take, including the deduction for charitable contributions.

Performance Appraisal Done Early And Often

September 15, 2016       The NonProfit Times      

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Whether it’s aimed at getting the best possible results now or aiming for success down the road, nonprofit senior managers need to make sure they are taking steps to seek and promote excellence in all employees, from top management on down.
During the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) Not-For-Profit Industry Conference, Joan Pastor of JPA International, Inc. stressed the need for performance management that occurs early and often. She said that this is necessary as part of a sound organizational culture and performance-development process.
To that end, Pastor said, organizations should set up a performance appraisal process that:

Giving in Puerto Rico Tops Mainland Rates

September 15, 2016       NPT Staff      

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Households in Puerto Rico are giving to charity at a greater rate than mainland counterparts despite economic turmoil in the territory.

Trump’s Foundation Investigated By N.Y. Attorney General

September 14, 2016       Andy Segedin      

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The Donald J. Trump Foundation is under investigation by the New York State Office of the Attorney General for, among other things, a 2013 political donation to a Florida group with suspected ties to the attorney general there.

Study: Compliance Weighs Heavily On Executives

September 14, 2016       Andy Segedin      

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Multiple funding streams, incoming regulations and increased efforts needed in compliance have finance professionals in the nonprofit sector stressed and confused.