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  • Impact Of #GivingTuesday Still Being Assessed

    By Paul Clolery — November 30, 2012

    With data being announced in small bites, organizers of #GivingTuesday, an annual day of giving launched this past Tuesday, are optimistic the event had an impact.

  • Handling A Termination Meeting

    By The NonProfit Times — November 30, 2012

    Firing an employee is one of the hardest things a manager has to do and, with jobs hard to come by, it has become even more difficult. With the job market still sluggish, a firing can cause employees to react in ways they will later regret.

  • Featured Nonprofit Job: Foundation Officer

    By The NonProfit Times — November 29, 2012

    Healthcare is one of the more popular fields in employment these days, and it’s no different in the nonprofit sector. Nonprofit hospitals are always looking for new employees to help their cause. If you’ve always wanted to work at one of these organizations, our newest featured nonprofit job should be of interest to you.

    Rady’s Children’s Hospital in San Diego, Calif., is looking to hire a Foundation Officer to help with fundraising activities. Specifically, the chosen candidate will be responsible for  the identification and qualification of prospective individual, private foundation, and corporate funding sources to support the planning, development, coordination and administration of a comprehensive major and planned gift fundraising program. The individual will also develop, implement and fulfill specific and targeted research and data-mining strategies for major gift and corporate donors and prospects.
    To be considered for this position, applicants must have a Bachelor’s Degree in a related field, 2 years of experience, and effective written and oral communication skills. In addition, Rady’s Children’s Hospital prefers candidates to have the following qualifications:
    • 5 years of experience to include non-profit, prospect management, information access and research;
    • Proven background in the knowledge and use of computer systems including online databases, internet and public records;
    • Ability to handle confidential and sensitive materials; and,
    • Must work well as a team lead, team participant or independently, with minimal supervision.
    You can find out more about what it takes to be a Foundation Officer by visiting our career center.

  • 5 Grant Opportunity Questions To Ask

    By The NonProfit Times — November 29, 2012

    Nonprofits are constantly searching for new grant opportunities around the web, whether they are private or public sources. While the temptation is strong to pursue a grant without asking any questions, that is an approach that could lead to big problems.

  • 12 Telecommuting Challenges

    By The NonProfit Times — November 29, 2012

    Telecommuting is gaining in popularity among employees and even some employers, but workplace issues can still be issues, even if the workplace is home.

  • NY AG Requests Sandy Aid Info From Nonprofits

    By The NonProfit Times — November 28, 2012

    Nonprofits across the country have been busy raising money in support of relief efforts in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy. New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman now wants to know the exact details of those fundraising efforts.

  • New Grant Opportunities From NPT

    By The NonProfit Times — November 28, 2012

    We are continuing to post new opportunities to our grant page, with three more being added today from the IEEE Foundation. Two of those three grants fall under newly added categories: Technology and Human Services.

  • Explaining Your Nonprofit’s Hiring Policy

    By The NonProfit Times — November 28, 2012

    When writing a job description for your organization, it is important to hit all the key points job seekers want to know. That means explaining the salary and benefits they will earn, the culture of the nonprofit, and the skills required for the job.

  • Study Shows Giving Makes People Feel Good

    By Zach Halper — November 27, 2012

    The long lines and stress associated with last week’s Black Friday are hardly things that make people feel great but, according to a new study there is one thing that lifts peoples’ mood this holiday season: Giving to others.

  • Crowdsourcing Heating Up For Impromptu Events

    By The NonProfit Times — November 27, 2012

    The latest buzzword is crowdsourcing. It provides many opportunities for nonprofits to tap the power of crowds. If you have a task, question or idea you want to explore, there are many ways to reach and involve people.

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