News & Articles

Structural Leadership Gaps

June 1, 2012       Thomas McLaughlin      

Scan the group carefully if you ever find yourself in a meeting that includes chief executives of medium to large-sized established nonprofits. Chances are the age of most of the CEOs begins with a “6.”

General Ramblings: Are There No Prisons?

June 1, 2012       Paul Clolery      

When are those single mothers going to learn that they need to get a third job to get themselves and their children out of poverty? Maybe if that guy across the street had stayed in school he would be employed. If you really want to work, you can find a job and pull yourself up from poverty.

Vegas Draws Youths Looking For Meaningful Relationships

June 1, 2012       Mark Hrywna      

The hope is that what happened in Vegas won’t stay in Vegas. The jackpot for TribeFest organizers would be for the event to have a youthful impact on Jewish communities through the nation.

Future Of Technology Donations ‘Cloudy’

June 1, 2012       Patrick Sullivan      

The nation’s major software vendors have been generous with product donations. Either directly or working through a pass-through entity, a nonprofit could get software either free or at a discounted rate. The box would show up and the organization was in business.

Sal Army Completing Kroc Heiress’ Dream For Centers

June 1, 2012       Mark Hrywna      

Ten years after the first Ray and Joan Kroc Community Center was unveiled in San Diego, Calif., the largest Kroc Center is set to open this month in Chicago, Ill., leaving only a few more facilities to complete the late heiress Joan Kroc’s vision.

CVS Foundation Opens Grant Application Process

May 31, 2012       Zach Halper      

CVS Caremark Charitable Trust has begun its 2012 grant application process. The trust’s grants support specific initiatives each year. For 2012, grants will be targeted to programs in two areas of focus access to health care, and children and inclusion.

Newman’s Own Celebrates 30 Years Of Giving

May 23, 2012       Patrick Sullivan      

In honor of the 30th anniversary of the founding of Newman’s Own organic food company, the Newman’s Own Foundation, based in Westport, Conn., has announced its intention to donate $30 million to charities in 2012. The initial round of grantmaking, which will total about $10 million, has already begun and will continue on an ongoing basis throughout 2012.

House Subcommittee Targets Nonprofits

May 16, 2012       Joann Weiner      

At a time when many nonprofits are seeing an increased demand for services amid government deficits at all levels, organizations are under increased congressional scrutiny of their tax-exempt status and their activities.

Many Americans Don’t Recognize Poverty

May 16, 2012       Mark Hrywna      

Americans don’t quite have an accurate picture of what poverty in the United States looks like, at least according to a new survey.

Flo Green Dead At 71

May 15, 2012       Patrick Sullivan      

“Flo” Green, the long-time leader of the California Association of Nonprofits (CAN) has died. She was 71.