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The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) announced it has received a $50 million gift from philanthropist Raymond G. Perelman. An eight-acre portion of CHOP’s campus will be renamed the Raymond G. Perelman Campus, and the gift will establish the Raymond G. Perelman Research Fund.
Faced with a goal to raise $600,000 by the end of this month or risk the 2015-16 season of performances at Broward Center for the Performing Arts (BCPA), the Florida Grand Opera (FGO) announced that an anonymous donor would match all donations made before Jan. 31.
Here is given, generic to the media-loaded second decade of the 21st century:
It’s not a secret anymore that #GivingTuesday is gaining momentum. The percentage of both total dollars and number of donations made on #GivingTuesday in 2012 was 1.3 percent of year-end giving. That increased to 3.8 percent of total year-end dollars and 4.2 percent of all gifts by 2014.
If your organization is trying to draw corporate sponsors, you know that you face some stiff competition for those dollars. “Marketers, sponsors and brands have a number of areas they can invest marketing dollars,” said Jim Andrews, senior vice president of content strategy at Chicago-based sponsorship consulting firm IEG.
The United States Postal Service (USPS) yesterday requested an overall average postage rate increase of almost 2 percent, with higher averages in some categories to address “underwater products,” including a 10-percent hike for First Class and Standard parcels.
It seems as if every time you think you have enough storage, some new application comes along or you suddenly discover your files are running out of room.
Nominations are now open for the 2015 National Philanthropy Day Honors — the international awards program that recognizes extraordinary generosity and commitment from donors, volunteers, foundations, businesses and young people.
You’ve written what you consider to be the perfect advertisement for the job opening at your nonprofit, yet candidates are not busting down the doors to send in their applications. What is the reason? Newsflash: Your job description might not be so perfect after all.
The United States Postal Service (USPS) will have to give 45 days notice before it rolls back a year-old exigent surcharge and provide bi-weekly estimates in the final three months of the temporary 4.3-percent rate.
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