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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.
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.
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 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.
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.
SAN FRANCISCO — The first question asked to a room of roughly 250 technologists in the nonprofit space was: What does inclusiveness look like in an implementation plan? Diversity, inclusion and equity must be “interwoven into everything you do.”
Seven foundations have pooled $6 million to fund the first year of grants for a consortium that hopes to provide funding for programs that improve philanthropy and impact.
The Muscular Dystrophy Association’s (MDA) annual Labor Day telethon raised $56.9 million dollars after the final donations came in yesterday, marking a slight decrease from last year’s total.
Blackbaud is back shopping, this time paying $160 million for MicroEdge, a major player in the foundation, donor advised funds and corporate social responsibility space. Earlier this year, Blackbaud acquired education software maker WhippleHill for $35 million.
Employers across the globe are concerned that they are faced with a workforce that is aging and a talent pool that is under-educated, or under-motivated and showing talent shortages in many critical areas. These problems create challenges for all businesses, but they are especially critical for nonprofits, which usually operate with a smaller number of employees than for-profit firms.