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The near-term market value of sustainable and impact investing could be as much as $650 billion, according to a new research project managed by the Calvert Foundation. The report, called “Gateways to Impact,” measured the enthusiasm for and willingness to recommend eight sustainable investment products of 1,065 demographically representative U.S.-based financial advisors.
Billy Joel once sang that “You’re only human/You’re allowed to make your share of mistakes.” In the nonprofit sector, those mistakes can be costly, especially when you are dealing with donors.
Rev. Keith Ratliff, Sr. has stepped down from his positions as national board member and Iowa/Nebraska state conference president of the NAACP, due to the group’s support of gay marriage.
As times change so do conventions. Things that were commonplace 10 years ago are now obsolete. This is especially true when it comes to the job search.
Amid allegations of fraud and abuse, the United States has cut funding to the Pakistani version of the popular children’s show, “Sesame Street.”
Entries are now being sought for the fourth annual Nonprofit Film Festival. Filmmakers have until June 30 to submit a cause-based film to Lights. Camera. Help. (LCH), an Austin, Texas nonprofit that encourages other nonprofits to use film to tell stories.
Girl Scout troop leaders in Ohio were fed up with turning potential cookie buyers away because they didn’t have cash. So last year, the Girl Scouts of North East Ohio (GSNEO), based in Macedonia, Ohio, invited about 150 troops to accept credit card payments for cookies using a smartphone and mobile software. The result was a 13 percent increase in sales for those troops.
Technology staff salaries declined significantly in nearly every position during 2011 with webmasters’ pay declining an average 25 percent to $44,442.58. And, more than half (55 percent) of nonprofits responding to the survey had a formal technology plan during 2011, a substantial increase compared to 2010.
Giving by foundations in the United States was an estimated $46.9 billion in 2011, surpassing the $46.8 billion pre-recession peak recorded in 2008. Yet, after accounting for inflation, contributions by the nation’s more than 76,600 foundations were down slightly when compared to 2010.