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Gender Equity In Nonprofits Has A Way To Go

March 5, 2018       THE NONPROFIT TIMES      

Here are five statements about the state of nonprofit gender equity. Women encompass 73 percent of all nonprofit employees. In the CEO job, 45 percent are female. Of organizations with a budget of at least $25 million, the CEO is female 21 percent of the time. Female CEOs make 66 percent of male counterparts. Women of color account for 14 percent of board members.

Groups Challenge Legality Of Postal Hike

March 2, 2018       Mark Hrywna      

Five associations representing groups from across the mailing spectrum filed public comments yesterday challenging the legality of the Postal Regulatory Commission’s (PRC) proposed rate increase but also warning of the harm that it would do to their industries as well as the United States Postal Service (USPS).

USOC CEO Steps Down Citing Health; Investigation Ongoing

March 1, 2018       Andy Segedin      

The United States Olympic Committee (USOC) is seeking new leadership and a new path forward, less than a week following the conclusion of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. The USOC has announced that Scott Blackmun, CEO since 2010, has stepped down. Susanne Lyons, a current USOC board member, will serve as acting CEO.

Prize Calls on Pittsburgh Social Innovators

February 28, 2018       NPT Staff      

Social innovators in southwestern Pennsylvania looking to take their ideas to the next level will have two bites at the apple this year. The UpPrize, sponsored by the BNY Mellon Foundation of Southwestern Pennsylvania and The Forbes Funds, will hold two grant competitions in 2018, its third year of operation.

DAF Grantors Prefer Education Over Religion

February 28, 2018       Andy Segedin      

This story has been updated to reflect the source of data.

Federal Court Upholds Donor-Disclosure Requirement

February 23, 2018       Mark Hrywna      

An appeals court last week upheld the dismissal of a legal challenge to New York’s requirement that charities disclose their major donors as part of registration requirements to solicit contributions in the state.

Live from DMA: Harrison, Mitchell Receive Top Honors

February 23, 2018       THE NONPROFIT TIMES      

The Data & Marketing Association (DMA) Nonprofit Federation awarded its Max Hart Nonprofit Achievement Award and Rising Leader Award during its 2018 Washington Nonprofit Conference.

Live from DMA: Russ Reid/Grizzard Rebranded As One & All

February 23, 2018       THE NONPROFIT TIMES      

The merger last year of two cornerstone nonprofit direct response agencies, Russ Reid and Grizzard, has resulted in the agency being renamed One & All.

Live from DMA: Kickstarter Campaigns Require Traditional Fundraising Techniques

February 23, 2018       Paul Clolery      

Washington, D.C. – There are many reasons why nonprofits are considering — and doing — risky crowdfunding campaigns on Kickstarter. Some might be spurred to find new audiences. Others might have a zealous board member encouraging a project. Still others might have a project in need of restricted funding.

Billy Graham Dies At 99

February 21, 2018       Andy Segedin      

“America’s Pastor,” Billy Graham died Wednesday morning at his home in Montreat, N.C. He was 99.