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A month-long hackathon will benefit three Atlanta-based nonprofits, the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) announced today. Teams of coders, developers and engineers will compete to provide mobile solutions for the American Cancer Society, Boys and Girls Club of America, and Points of Light HandsOn Network. The winning team will receive $30,000 in cash and prizes.
Adrien O. Wilson will be the new chief executive officer (CEO) of Public Allies, replacing the departing founder Paul Schmitz. Wilson will begin his tenure as CEO on September 8th and will work from the organization’s Washington, D.C. offices.
Two employees of U.S.-based nonprofits have contracted the Ebola virus while working in the western African country of Liberia. Efforts are under way to transfer Dr. Kent Brantly, a physician with Samaritan’s Purse in Boone, N.C., and Nancy Writebol, a missionary with Charlotte, N.C.-based SIM, back to the United States.
The National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy (NCRP) has asked the federal and state authorities to investigate the Otto Bremer Foundation after its three trustees installed themselves as co-CEOs.
August 1 can only mean one thing for readers of The NonProfit Times: The release of the latest edition of The Power and Influence Top 50.
When a professional sports team has one of the best players in the business, it’s often wise to lock them up in a long-term deal. It’s why Alex Rodriguez was signed to 10-year contracts twice during his career.
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In its first full year of existence in 2009, Pencils of Promise (PoP) raised less than $85,000. In 2012, the New York City-based nonprofit reported revenue of more than $5 million and 2014 should be a banner year as Founder and CEO Adam Braun travels the country promoting his new book and bringing more exposure to the charity.
The largest settlement for alleged deceptive charitable fundraising in U.S. history has people around the nonprofit sector talking about fundraising regulation and where it stands today.
Liberty in North Korea (LiNK), based in Torrance, Calif., banks on the need for instant gratification. “Individuals want to make a tangible impact. It’s innate,” said LiNK Vice President Justin Wheeler. “They want to see immediate and direct impact.” That’s why LiNK directs 100 percent of public donations to refugee rescues.
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