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An Oregon attorney has released an estimated 1,200 Ineligible Volunteer (IV) files from the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) on a website. The files, dating from 1965 to 1985, detail information on alleged child molesters and others the BSA deemed a threat to scouts’ safety.
To craft a targeted message to digitally acquired donors, your organization needs to have a strong, cohesive brand. During a panel discussion at the Direct Marketing Association Nonprofit Federation’s 2012 New York Nonprofit Conference, Kerrie Young, senior director of direct response fundraising at Feed the Children, said to keep the message simple.
Chances are your nonprofit’s database has a plethora of files containing sensitive donor information. With hackers constantly in the headlines, it’s important that you keep your data secure.There is no foolproof way to completely secure your files from hackers, but there are ways to significantly reduce the risk of data breach. Jon Biedermann, vice president of Softerware Inc., recommended five practices that can be used when information is stored on an organization’s own computers or with a hosted backup provider.
The city of Pittsburgh on Tuesday began new dialogue with nonprofits to develop a system for payments in lieu of taxes (PILOTs). The move was urged by state officials.
A lot of job search articles, including some on this blog, focus a lot on the things you shouldn’t do when looking for work. These kinds of tips are very useful as a big part of the job hunt is avoiding things that will make you look bad to employers. We shouldn’t forget, however, that it’s also useful to know the things that will make you look good.
Haitian-born hip hop star Wyclef Jean is defending his charity, Yele, amid reports the now-defunct organization improperly used funds meant for relief efforts.
TechSoup Global is undergoing a reorganization that will result in fewer staff positions and a change in strategy for the technology product distribution nonprofit.
Days before the charity he founded celebrates its 15th anniversary, Lance Armstrong announced he is stepping down as chairman of the foundation that bears his name. Minutes after the statement was released this morning, sports shoemaker Nike announced it has terminated its contract with him.
With the presidential election just weeks away, 22 of the leading executives of the nonprofit sector have a message for both President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney.
The presidential election is just a couple of weeks away and people sometimes get desperate as the days get closer. Federal tax law strictly prohibits 501(c)(3) organizations from engaging in activities to support or oppose candidates for public office.
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