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While some of the nation’s largest charities applauded the decision by The Supreme Court of the United States earlier this summer to uphold the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), when it comes to implementation it’s a cloudy picture of what exactly is next.
When Variety — The Children’s Charity of British Columbia hired Peter Chipman to be its director of planned giving and major gifts in 2001, its legacy giving program raised about $200,000 (Can) annually and was staffed by volunteers. Chipman switched the program to paid staff, and it now generates roughly $1 million (Can) annually for the Burnaby, British Columbia charity.
The NPT Power & Influence Top 50 turns 15 this year so it is time to look back at and forward to some of the sector’s remarkable people. It seems the sector is always concerned about the next generation of leaders. Well, 15 years is a good milestone for assessment and it appears the sector is in great hands.
Here’s a sobering reminder for you: Just because your nonprofit’s Facebook page has a lot of “Likes” doesn’t mean people actually like it.
What gets people most nervous are the things they can’t control. That’s why parents get pretty antsy at their kids’ sports games or other events. It’s not only because they want them to do really well; they also have no control over the outcome.
The United Way of the National Capital Area (United Way NCA) in Vienna, Va., might have 100 fewer member nonprofits by this time next year. New membership criteria, which will take effect in the fiscal year beginning July 2013, require that member organizations have a 35 percent or lower overhead rate and have at least $50,000 in annual revenue from all sources.
The federal government’s annual charity drive, the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC), could be in for major changes should the recommendations from an expert panel be implemented.
Change can be tough, but it is often unavoidable. This is especially true when it comes to restructuring parts of a nonprofit.
Federal investigators are looking into millions in taxpayer dollars steered to a nonprofit in Queens, N.Y. by Rep. Gregory Meeks (D-Queens).
One of the best ways to get a nonprofit job is to get a reference from an employee that already works there. This is obviously a lot easier if you already know that person, but what do you do when you don’t have any contacts?
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