Canadian Mail Strike Backs Up Holiday Appeals, Donations

December 21, 2018       Mark Hrywna      

Canadian charities approached their busiest time of year with an added challenge: a series of rotating strikes by Canada Post that started in October, delaying mail across the Great White North by almost 30 days.

Nonprofits Unimpressed With Facebook’s Civil Rights Audit

December 18, 2018       Paul Clolery      

Facebook released a civil rights audit of the platform the day after 32 nonprofits wrote a letter, also released to the public, protesting the social media giant’s “role in generating bigotry and hatred toward vulnerable communities.”

Putting The “Crowd” In Crowdsourcing

December 18, 2018       The NonProfit Times      

Just like your Thanksgiving plate is more than just turkey, your fundraising is comprised of more than just individual donations. Diversifying your fundraising with crowdfunding provides the “fixings” for your holiday plate and revenue growth for your organization.

Trump Foundation Agrees To Dissolve

December 18, 2018       Mark Hrywna      

The Donald J. Trump Foundation has agreed to dissolve under the supervision of the New York Attorney General’s Office. The foundation would distribute its remaining assets within 30 days.

Save the Children Hacked Twice In 2017

December 14, 2018       Paul Clolery & Mark Hrywna      

Save the Children Federation was hit twice by cyber-scammers, according to the organization, with crooks getting away with more than $1 million. Much of the loss was recovered via insurance coverage.

Boy Scouts Latest To Seek Protection After Sexual Abuse Lawsuits

December 13, 2018       Mark Hrywna      

Boy Scouts of America (BSA) is considering seeking Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the face of continuing litigation regarding sexual abuse claims, according to a report.

Nonprofit Funding Can Get A Little “Cheesy”

December 12, 2018       Paul Clolery      

It’s suggested that pizza is the perfect meal. You have your dairy (cheese), vegetable (tomato sauce), carbohydrate (dough) and it isn’t fried.

Feds Try To Explain, Mitigate Parking UBIT

December 11, 2018       Paul Clolery      

Nonprofit workers have a lot to deal with but paying for parking soon might not be one of them.

Top GoFundMe Campaigns Hit $58 Million

December 10, 2018       NPT Staff      

The top fundraising campaigns on GoFundMe this year eclipsed $58 million. Released last week, “GoFundMe 2018: A Year in Giving,” identified the largest campaigns of the year. The Time’s Up Legal Defense Fund so far has raised some $22.07 million – the most of any organization, individual or group that used the crowdfunding platform.

Building 2019 Based On Headaches Of 2018

December 7, 2018       The NonProfit Times      

The nonprofit sector is all about acceptance, cultural learning and adapting. One such tradition nonprofit executives might want to incorporate in planning for 2019 how a new year – or funeral – is observed in many cultures.