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  • General Ramblings: We Can’t Hear You Now

    By Paul Clolery — July 2, 2012

    There’s a commercial running on television for a data delivery company where a woman who was late to knowing about a neighbor’s newborn child is the loudest when acknowledging a gift sent by other neighbors.

  • The Pitch: JDRF Makes The Case With Reality TV

    By Mark Hrywna — July 2, 2012

    When it comes to television programming, most nonprofits rely on direct response television (DRTV) and not a reality show. The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) can thank a reality show appearance for boosting its profile, as well as providing it with a new online campaign. New York City-based JDRF was featured on the sixth episode of The Pitch, which aired during the Memorial Day weekend on the network AMC after the hit show Mad Men. It was the only nonprofit brand, among eight, to be featured on the reality series.

  • Kansas Nonprofits Hit With New State Contract Provisions

    By Don McNamara — July 2, 2012

    Nonprofit service providers in Kansas face a new regulation imposed by the state’s Department of Social and Rehabilitation Services (SRS) that could place strict limitations on the ability to advocate and lobby officials.

  • Consumers, i.e., Donors, Starting To Like Tumblr

    By Patrick Sullivan — July 2, 2012

    Nearly one in seven people on Earth has a Facebook page. But, the most popular social network on the planet is not the most effective social network for the nonprofit First Book (FB). Twitter, with its billion tweets every three days, isn’t cutting it. The Washington, D.C., group has more followers on the microblogging site Tumblr than it has on any other social media outlet.

  • Veterans Groups Create $30 Million Fund

    By The NonProfit Times — June 29, 2012

    The Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA) and four other nonprofits, have joined forces to create a fund that will raise money for war veterans.

  • Don’t Wear Shorts To Job Interviews

    By The NonProfit Times — June 29, 2012

    Let’s take a moment to talk about fashion. Don’t worry, we’re not changing the subject of this blog, it just happens that what you wear has a pretty big impact when it comes to job interviews. One fashion faux pas and you could find yourself out of the running.

  • Philly Orchestra’s Bankruptcy Reorganization Plan Approved

    By The NonProfit Times — June 29, 2012

    The Philadelphia Orchestra Association’s (POA) plan to emerge from bankruptcy has been approved by the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. The POA, which filed for Chapter 11 protection in April 2011, expects to emerge from bankruptcy by the end of July.

  • Are Capital Campaigns Right For Your Nonprofit?

    By The NonProfit Times — June 28, 2012

    There are plenty of reasons for nonprofits to love capital campaigns. They have the potential to generate a lot of cash for the organization, and can help increase awareness of your mission. On the downside, they take a lot of time and effort, and there’s no guarantee for success.

    So the question remains: To campaign or not to campaign?
    The answer really depends on how ready your organization is. At a recent Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) annual conference, William Brans and Lee Appelman of Arts Consulting Group, Inc, and Susan Shapiro of Shapiro Associates LLC, said that the key to a successful capital campaign is being prepared.

  • Breaking: Supreme Court Upholds Affordable Care Act

    By The NonProfit Times — June 28, 2012

    UPDATE: We have added more information to our story, including reaction from nonprofits


  • Wanted: Director Of Development

    By The NonProfit Times — June 28, 2012

    King’s Academy, an independent, coeducational boarding and day school, has posted a nonprofit job on our career center. They are looking for a Director of Development.


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