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YWCA USA is partnering with the “Million Women Mentors” (MWM) initiative, which launched last month during National Mentoring Month, in Washington, D.C. The initiative will support the engagement of one million science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) mentors — male and female — to increase the interest and confidence of girls and young women to pursue and succeed in STEM degrees and careers.
Nonprofits can now leverage the more than 250 million members of LinkedIn to find volunteers with the launch this week of the LinkedIn Volunteer Marketplace.
Edward Snowden, the fugitive who gained infamy last year when he leaked detailed information to the press about the National Security Agency’s (NSA) surveillance programs, will join the board of the Freedom of the Press Foundation (FPF).
Doug White is an author, professor, and an advisor to nonprofit organizations and philanthropists. He serves on the faculty in the Masters in Fundraising program at Columbia University in New York City. White authored the books: The Nonprofit Challenge: Integrating Ethics into the Purpose and Promise of Our Nation's Charities (Palgrave Macmillan 2010); Charity on Trial: What You Need to Know Before You Give (Barricade Books 2006); and The Art of Planned Giving: Understanding Donors and the Culture of Giving (John Wiley & Sons 1995).
Should the charitable income tax deduction be sacrosanct? Sen. Max Baucus (D-Mont.), chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, and Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah), the committee’s ranking Republican, last year asked their colleagues to make the case for the deduction. Their goal was to make sure the nation has “a simpler, more efficient, and fairer tax code.” They said, “We believe it is important to start with a blank slate.”
The average pay for a nonprofit president/CEO last year was $118,678 according to data from our recently released 2014 NPT Salary and Benefits Report. While many factors affect executive compensation, our studies found there was a direct link between their salaries and the organization’s operating budget.
The National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy (NCRP) is accepting nominations for its 2014 annual NCRP Impact Awards, which honor the most innovative grantmakers in the country.
More than nine out of 10 nonprofit marketers, or 92 percent, use content marketing, but only 26 percent consider themselves effective at it. One-quarter has a documented content strategy. Those are some of the results of a survey released by the Content Marketing Institute of Cleveland, Ohio, and Charleston, S.C. tech firm Blackbaud.
Nine foundations have committed more than $300 million to help the bankrupt city of Detroit protect the assets of the Detroit Institute of the Arts’ (DIA) collection and help preserve its two pension systems.
When Major League Baseball (MLB) first handed out its 211-game suspension to New York Yankees third-baseman Alex Rodriguez this past August, it wasn’t just the baseball world that was impacted. It also hit home for anti-steroid nonprofit foundation in McKinney, Texas, with which Rodriguez worked.