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After Shutdown, CFC Giving Extended A Month

October 29, 2013       Zach Halper      

Federal workers will have more time to complete their charitable giving, due to the federal shutdown. The Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) giving period will be extended for an extra month.

Blockbuster Controls: It’s All About The Donor

October 29, 2013       Patrick Sullivan      

Effective marketing is letting a customer know what he gets when buying a product. The offer is often more about a feeling than a product.

WWF Launches Print & Digital Magazine

October 28, 2013       Zach Halper      

The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) in Washington, D.C., is making its first foray into the world of journalism, today launching World Wildlife magazine. The publication is available in both print and digital versions.

Penn State Strikes Deal With Sex Abuse Victims

October 28, 2013       Paul Clolery      

Penn State University has reached a settlement with 26 sexual abuse victims of jailed former assistant football coach Gerald Sandusky that will cost the university $59.7 million. According to an announcement from the school, the deal will be reflected in the university’s audited financial statements for the year ended June 30, 2013.

AG Deal Forces Release of Sandy Funds

October 28, 2013       The NonProfit Times      

An agreement between four charities and New York State Attorney General’s Office will provide another nearly $10 million to address “unmet needs,” nearly a year to the day after the storm hit New York City. New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced the agreement, which also includes a change in the way the American Red Cross (ARC) will solicit donations for future disasters.

New York AG Cuts Deal With Sandy Charities To Release Funds

October 25, 2013       Mark Hrywna      

An agreement between four charities and New York State Attorney General’s Office will provide another nearly $10 million to address “unmet needs,” nearly a year to the day after the storm hit New York City. New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced the agreement, which also includes a change in the way the American Red Cross (ARC) will solicit donations for future disasters.

GiftWorks Changes Pricing Policies

October 23, 2013       Mark Hrywna      

Nonprofits using older versions of GiftWorks donor management software have until March to decide whether to upgrade and shift to a subscription-based fee, a move that’s raised the hackles of some organizations.

Kellogg Promotes From Within For New CEO

October 21, 2013       Patrick Sullivan      

La June Montgomery Tabron, chief operating officer and treasurer of the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, will become the organization’s next president and chief executive officer. She will replace Sterling Speirn, who in October 2012 announced his intention to step down effective December 31, 2013.

Fundraiser Seeks Dismissal of Intellectual Property Suit

October 15, 2013       Mark Hrywna      

Arguing that the existing contract’s language is clear and unambiguous regarding which party owns intellectual property in question, a fundraising agency has asked a judge to dismiss a lawsuit brought by one of its former clients.

Phoning It In

October 15, 2013       Zach Halper      

There’s a mobile phone application (colloquially known as an app) for just about everything these days. As smartphones continue to grow in popularity, it’s only natural that nonprofits would want to create an app of their own. But according to experts in the field, that’s not necessarily the best route to go.