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A former member of Bill Clinton’s cabinet is expected to become the next chief executive officer of the Bill, Hillary & Chelsea Clinton Foundation, according to The Wall Street Journal.
The President of the United States threatens to veto any and all legislation that reduces or even keeps static federal tax deductions for donors. Localities are seeking to strip nonprofits of certain exemptions, particularly property tax relief. It’s only a matter of time before caps are placed on the amounts nonprofits can raise that are eligible to be deductible.
Mark Everson, the former IRS commissioner who later took the helm of the American Red Cross and was forced to resign, has thrown his hat into the ring for President of the United States. He’ll run as a Republican.
It’s a conversation often avoided because it can be awkward. Even so, five people sat in front of thousands of attendees at the Nonprofit Technology Conference (#15NTC) to get the ball rolling. “We’re purposely having the conversation together,” said Nonprofit Technology Netowrk (NTEN) Chief Executive Officer Amy Sample Ward. “The conversation is coming from and rooted in NTEN’s values.”
David Wilkinson is the new director of the White House Office of Social Innovation and Civic Participation. He is a former Jane Addams Fellow at the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy and has a long history with social impact investing.
A group of animal welfare organizations have joined together to streamline grantmaking in the aftermath of a disaster.
Less than one percent of grant dollars were put towards nonprofit leadership development between 2003 and 2012, according to a new report.
Jennifer Breakspear, executive director at QMUNITY, wasn’t familiar with Comedy Central’s “The Colbert Report” when she was persuaded to let them film a segment during her charity’s first PRIDE House. The event aimed to “celebrate diversity and shine a light on homophobia” during the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver.
Giving at a place of worship is the top venue for donors who are white, African American and Hispanic. Asian donors, however, are more likely to give to health charities. Local social service and children’s charities are also priorities for Asian donors.
The street address 76 Reservoir Road, Atherton, Calif., is ostensibly the headquarters of the Global Women’s Leadership Network (GWLN). Visitors would be lucky to find any staffer on any given day. That’s because the six-person leadership team, all volunteers, are only there once every two weeks. They work remotely the rest of the time.
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