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  • UJA Campaign Hits $146.9 Million

    By The NonProfit Times — September 10, 2014

    UJA-Federation of New York’s 2014 Annual Campaign raised $146.9 million, an increase of $1.6 million compared to 2013. With an additional $27.6 million in planned giving and endowments and $11.5 million in capital gifts and special initiatives, total fundraising results for the year were $186 million. More than 51,000 donors contributed to the 2014 campaign.

  • Internet Slows Down In Net Neutrality Protest

    By Patrick Sullivan — September 10, 2014

    Stop yelling at the IT guy; the Internet isn’t broken. Yet.

  • Jail Time For Fraudulent Donor Receipts

    By The NonProfit Times — September 10, 2014

    A New Jersey accountant was sentenced to 18 months in prison and will be barred from working in the tax preparation business for 10 years after his release. Kellar Covington, 62, of Hillside, N.J., admitted preparing false tax returns for clients by fabricating and inflating Schedule A itemized deductions, Schedule C expenses and Schedule E losses, “such as those for gifts to charity, job expenses and real estate losses.”

  • Word selection in nonprofit communications can boost response

    By Herschell Gordon Lewis — September 9, 2014

    Hi, there!

  • The Science Of A Donor Acquisition Package

    By The NonProfit Times — September 9, 2014

    If direct mail is a science like biology, then acquisition package testing might be a more specific discipline like microbiology. No matter how you classify acquisition package testing, it is a science.

  • Puerto Rico Tax Change Boosts Donations

    By Patrick Sullivan — September 8, 2014

    A change in tax code in Puerto Rico resulted in a net $5 million increase in donations and almost 20,000 more residents taking a charitable deduction on their tax forms in 2011 compared to 2010. Those are some results from an analysis of the tax change conducted by the Flamboyan Foundation, with offices in San Juan, Puerto Rico and Washington, D.C.

  • Amir Pasic To Replace Tempel As Lilly School Dean

    By Paul Clolery — September 8, 2014

    INDIANAPOLIS — Amir Pasic will be the new dean of the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy. It is anticipated that he will be the first holder of the endowed Eugene R. Tempel Deanship, named for the retiring founding dean, once fundraising for it is completed.

  • Broadcast Raises $109 Million For Stand Up To Cancer

    By The NonProfit Times — September 8, 2014

    More than $109 million (US) has been pledged in connection with the star-studded September 5 Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) fundraising telecasts in the U.S. and Canada. The funds pledged toward the SU2C scientific model will be directed to collaborative research utilizing SU2C’s scientific oversight in both the United States and Canada.

  • Harvard Gets Its Biggest Gift Ever

    By Patrick Sullivan — September 8, 2014

    Harvard University has received a gift of $350 million, the largest in the university’s history, from The Morningside Foundation in Newton, Mass. The gift will go to the Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH), which will be renamed the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, in honor of the late patriarch of the Morningside Foundation’s founding family. A formal announcement is coming later today.

  • Tempel Honored With Endowed Deanship at IU

    By The NonProfit Times — September 5, 2014

    The dean’s position at the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy is being endowed in honor of Eugene R. Tempel, the school’s founding dean. The Eugene R. Tempel Deanship is Indiana University’s first named, endowed deanship systemwide.


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