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  • Live From SXSW: WikiLeaks’ Assange Addresses Packed SXSW Audience

    By Joleen Ong — March 10, 2014

    Julian Assange, founder of the nonprofit media organization, WikiLeaks, kicked off the first talk on privacy and security on Day 2 of SXSW Interactive in Austin, Texas with “A Virtual Conversation with Julian Assange.” Speaking to a packed audience of more than 1,000 SXSW attendees at the Austin Convention Center, and many more through live video stream, Assange joined via video conference from the Ecuadorian Consulate in London.

  • Fraud Fox Found in Henhouse Going To Big House

    By The NonProfit Times — March 7, 2014

    A manager in charge of detecting fraud Oxfam has admitted to doing just that – to the tune of £64,612 ($108,082.95). Edward McKenzie-Green, 34, of Oxfordshire, England, was Oxfam Great Britain’s head of counter-fraud when he submitted payments to fictitious firms between February and December 2011. He will be sentenced in May.

  • NPT Blog: Motivating People To Join Your Charity Run Team

    By The NonProfit Times — March 7, 2014

    Click here to read a post from guest blogger Glenn Parker, who explains the importance of charity run teams.

  • Motivating People To Join Your Charity Run Team

    By Glenn Parker — March 7, 2014

    Author Biography

    Glenn Parker

    Glenn Parker is an active volunteer with the American Cancer Society and co-founder of Run for Dad, an event designed to increase awareness about the dangers of prostate cancer. He is also a team building consultant and author of numerous books on teamwork, including the best seller, Team Players and Teamwork: New Strategies for Developing Successful Collaboration, 2nd Ed., Wiley, 2008. He can be reached at

    Teams are an integral part of our lives.  We commonly join sports teams, business teams, community teams and, increasingly, teams participating in charity events. The method of joining a team varies. People typically “try-out” for membership on a sports team, whereas corporate teams are usually formed for a specific business purpose such as developing a new product or improving some aspect of the organization.  In the case of these in-house company teams, members are usually assigned to the team by their manager.

  • Report: Trust In British Charities Up, But Donors Wary

    By The NonProfit Times — March 6, 2014

    Despite an uptick in the public trust of charities in the United Kingdom (UK), a new report by the New Philanthropy Capital (NPC) warns organizations not to take this newfound positivity for granted.

  • Salvation Army Sells NYC Center For $30M

    By The NonProfit Times — March 6, 2014

    Those who once inhabited the Salvation Army’s community center in lower Manhattan won’t recognize the digs in a few years. The Salvation Army (SA) has reached an agreement to sell the building for more than $30 million to a firm that will open a boutique hotel and residence.

  • Cap On Deductions Proposed Again

    By Mark Hrywna — March 4, 2014

    For the seventh consecutive year, President Barack Obama has proposed a cap on all deductions, including charitable deductions, for higher-income individuals.

  • Leadership is more than finding the money

    By The NonProfit Times — March 4, 2014

    Following the money is hardly an unfamiliar concept, but leading the way to the money is often and overlooked endeavor in the nonprofit sector.

  • Insurable Risk

    By Amy West — March 4, 2014

    The effective management of insurable risk is critical to the financial health of a nonprofit. The traditional lines of insurance of General Liability, Prop­erty, Business Auto, Workers Com­pensation, Directors and Officers and Excess Liability are commonly included in the insurance busi­ness plans of nonprofits.

  • Red Flags: Beware The Fraud Triangle

    By Marty Daks — March 4, 2014

    The director of facilities at the Woodruff Arts Center in Atlanta pleaded guilty in April 2013 to embezzling more than $1.1 million from the nonprofit. Accord­ing to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, former employee Ralph Clark stole the money from the visual and performing arts center by submitting invoices for bogus expenses, picking the checks up in person, and then depositing them into accounts over which Clark had signatory authority.


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