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Neil Nicoll, the president and CEO of the YMCA of the USA (Y-USA) since 2005, will step down at the end of the year, just shy of a decade leading one of the nation’s largest nonprofit organizations. He’ll stay with the organization as president emeritus.
Spring is in full bloom and that means baseball, allergies, barbecues and charity golf tournaments. While you might need to watch for foul balls, the pollen report and undercooked burgers, it’s the last one, golf tournaments, with which nonprofits should be most concerned.
The second annual Do More 24 crowdfunding campaign raised $1.1 million in online donations for nonprofits in the Washington, D.C.-area last Sunday, bringing a mid-year boost to 560 charities. It was down roughly $200,000 from last year.
Workplace giving funnels about $4 billion into nonprofit coffers each year. But as evidenced by the nearly one-fifth decline in the federal employee Combined Federal Campaign last year, nonprofits, donors and businesses must respond to changing trends. Snapshot 2014: Rising Tide of Expectations — Corporate Giving, Employee Engagement and Impact, a report from Chantilly, Va.-based America’s Charities, surveyed 240 nonprofits to find out what those trends were in 2013.
The people of Seattle gave more online per 1,000 residents in 2013 than residents of any other city, at a rate of $53,542 per 1,000 residents. Residents generated $33.2 million from 201,502 donations. Those are some results from the Most Generous Online Cities 2013 report, produced by Charleston, S.C. software firm Blackbaud.
An employee for Greenpeace International bet on the Euro and the organization lost to the tune of $5.2 million.
The Nature Conservancy’s (TNC) focus on its strategic framework, called “Global Challenges, Global Solutions,” helped to secure a $26 million gift for programs in Kenya, Tanzania and Zambia this past March.
The Muscular Dystrophy Association’s (MDA) new Chicago headquarters is open for business. The organization’s former headquarters in Tucson, Ariz., has been renamed the Operations Center. The Chicago headquarters will house most of MDA’s top executives, including President and CEO Steven Derks, the chief development officer, chief marketing and communications officer and chief financial officer.
The big news out of today’s Giving USA 2014 report was that charitable giving in the United States jumped 4.4 percent to $335.17 billion last year, giving renewed hope that the country could return to pre-recession levels of giving sooner than expected.
Are you looking for nonprofit jobs in Washington, D.C.? Look no further, because the NPT Jobs Career Center is featuring not one but two positions in the nation’s capital.