News & Articles

Sector At Risk From Poor Governace

August 26, 2013       Paul Clolery      

The charitable sector spends too much time on the sidelines of the regulatory process when it should be engaging regulators and “willing to stand by what we believe with regulators.” The charitable sector is vital and central to the nation’s safety net so “why are we not also” not in the middle of public policy?

FrontStream acquires GiftWorks and Artez Interactive

August 21, 2013       Mark Hrywna      

A year after getting into the nonprofit fundraising space, FrontStream Payments, Inc., announced two acquisitions to expand and increase its presence in the United States.

Abila Makes First Acquisition: Avectra

August 21, 2013       Paul Clolery      

Abila Software, which was created in March when private equity firm Accel-KKR bought Sage Nonprofit Solutions, has purchased Avectra, a leading association management on-demand software firm.

The NonProfit Times’ 2013 Power and Influence Top 50

August 20, 2013       Paul Clolery      

Author James Herriot would be proud of this year’s NPT Power & Influence Top 50 celebration of the executives moving and shaping the nonprofit world. The creator of All Creatures Great and Small would be delighted because this year the honorees run the gamut from the smallest organizations to a few of the largest.

Study: Jobs Will Evaporate With Eliminated Deduction

August 19, 2013       The NonProfit Times      

Eliminating the income tax deduction for charitable donations would slow economic growth and reduce employment but if it were paired with an across-the-board income tax cut, that moderately negative economic outlook would turn slightly positive.

Political Free Speech Report Sparks Disagreement

August 16, 2013       Mark Hrywna      

A leading coalition for nonprofits has come out strongly against a recommendation to eliminate regulations that ban political speech by charities and religious organizations.

BBB Doubling Seal Fee For Largest Charities

August 16, 2013       Don McNamara      

The BBB Wise Giving Alliance (WGA) has revised the fee schedule for the national charity seal it offers to nonprofits, with smaller organizations seeing no change and the largest organizations seeing increases that double what they pay now.

3 Website Tips That Build Traffic And Dollars

August 15, 2013       Michael Gastaldo      

With the ever-increasing importance of online fundraising and the significance of your online presence, it is equally important to set yourself up for success now and into the future. Here are three tips for to help you and your organization succeed.

Salvation Army Announces New Commander

August 14, 2013       Mark Hrywna      

The Salvation Army USA has appointed Commissioner David Jeffery as the new National Commander of The Salvation Army USA, succeeding William Roberts, who will become the next chief of staff of the International Salvation Army. Commissioner Barbara Jeffrey will become National President of Women’s Ministries, effective Nov. 1.

Clergy: Free Speech Is Just That, Unless It Costs Money

August 14, 2013       Mark Hrywna      

Clergy and other nonprofit leaders should be free to say what they want even during campaign season — as long as it doesn’t cost any more money to do it.