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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.
Update, 8/1: Negotiations have been extended 72 hours, according to a release from the Met. New contracts for three of the unions, representing call center workers, building engineers, and ushers, ticket takers, porters, security guards and office workers, have been drawn up, with 12 more contracts still being negotiated.
There’s not really a handbook when you are the largest foundation to put yourself out of business.
The Google Grants program can be a proving ground for paid search campaigns. Project Hope wanted to maximize its Google Grant efficiency, so the organization launched a four-phase Google Grant campaign culminating in a paid campaign to put into practice what they’d learned with the free Google Grants program.
Online giving and recurring giving has lots of room to grow, particularly for small nonprofits, according to a recent survey.
Jatrice Martel Gaiter is executive vice president, external affairs at Volunteers of America in Alexandria, Va.
Congratulations! You just vanquished the competition and were offered your first nonprofit CEO position. If you believe that you’ll walk in to find a pristine environment, a culture that welcomes change, updated technology, absolute financial transparency and a board that will not compare you to your predecessor — resign now!
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