News & Articles

Employees Are Not Grabbing Access To Retirement Plans

June 24, 2013       Zach Halper      

Even as more nonprofits are offering retirement plans to their employees, participation rates remain relatively low. But at the same time, studies show nonprofit employees are worried about their retirement nest egg.

Buy, Sell Or Stay Put

June 24, 2013       Patrick Sullivan      

Father John Sheehan found himself having to adapt to the wide-ranging effects technology has on the Xavier Society for the Blind and its constituents. Devices such as iPads, refreshable Braille e-books and even a recently announced Braille smartphone have gained traction among blind readers and eliminated the Xavier Society’s need for a large library.

Employees Aren’t Grabbing Access To Retirement Plans

June 24, 2013       Zach Halper      

Even as more nonprofits are offering retirement plans to their employees, participation rates remain relatively low. But at the same time, studies show nonprofit employees are worried about their retirement nest egg.

Winning Online Game Promotes Safe Sex

June 21, 2013       Zach Halper      

A trio of game developers took home the top prize during the 10th annual Games for Change Festival’s first public design competition in New York City for their idea of a game that would promote safe sex among young adults.

National Effort to Unite Unlikely Allies in Service to ‘One America’

June 20, 2013       Paul Clolery      

It is no surprise to anyone who isn’t living under a rock that there is political gridlock in Congress and popular consumer media has divided the nation into two camps. If anything is clear during the National Conference on Volunteering and Service this week in Washington, D.C., is that you don’t have to agree on a path to agree on a goal to resolve an issue.

Opposites Attract When It Comes To Outcomes

June 20, 2013       Paul Clolery      

The Points of Light generally announces the theme of the following year’s Conference on Volunteering and Service at the end of each event. It became pretty clear late last year that they needed to go to Plan B.

Donors Expects Gifts To Be Transformational

June 18, 2013       Rick Christ      

All giving should be “transformational.”

Giving Gains, Estimated At $316.23 Billion For 2012

June 18, 2013       Mark Hrywna      

Economic optimism coupled with a fear of potential changes to the federal tax deduction for charitable contributions helped to boost charitable giving in the United States by 3.5 percent last year, despite another flat year of giving to the largest recipient: religion.

Komen Selects Salerno As New CEO

June 17, 2013       Mark Hrywna      

Ten months after announcing that its founder would step aside as chief executive officer, the nation’s largest breast cancer charity is turning to a national public health expert to lead the organization.

Senate Looking At Charitable Tax Reform

June 14, 2013       Patrick Sullivan      

The Senate Finance Committee has released its latest tax reform options and nonprofits are squarely in the middle of it.