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Six weeks after closing its doors, New York City-based human services agency Federation Employment & Guidance Services (FEGS) has filed for bankruptcy protection. FEGS secured an up to a $10-million loan from ones of its funders to support continuing operations.
Health insurer Blue Shield of California has lost its state tax-exempt status. The California Franchise Tax Board stripped the insurer of its tax-exempt status this past August for reasons unknown, and ordered it to file state income taxes back to 2013. The organization already pays federal income taxes.
Follow The NonProfit Times this month as we take a closer look at the NCAA men’s basketball tournament from a different perspective. In our bracket, teams will advance to the next round based on their fundraising prowess, according to Voluntary Support of Education (VSE) survey by the Council on Aid to Education (CAE).
Starting today, nonprofits can obtain a website domain names that end in .ngo or .ong.
Online raffles might seem like lower-effort fundraising alternatives to web-based auctions, but even these have their hazards. Raffles, unlike sweepstakes, require some sort of consideration in exchange for a chance to win. Thus, gambling statutes often regulate such events.
While the mantra of social media encourages individuals to broadcast themselves to the world, the darker, more chilling side is its potential for exploitation of impressionable youth.
NASA ranked 5th in Fast Company’s 2014 list of the world’s top 10 most innovative companies in social media, after Twitter, WhatsApp, Tencent, and Snapchat.
For many people around the world, digital literacy is more than gaining access to online content but truly having access to independence through education and banking. At SXSW, Sophie Kelly, CEO of The Barbarian Group, facilitated a discussion about the benefits and challenges of digital currency with Roya Mahboob, co-founder of Digital Citizen Fund, and Joyce Kim, executive director of Stellar.
Perhaps one of the most asked questions at SXSW Interactive has circled around effective online engagement. How is it possible to establish meaningful relationships to create and mobilize for change in this noisy digital age?
There’s an old myth in fundraising: Loki will one day kill direct mail. The Tree of Nonprofit Life, Individual Giving, will wither and die, thus ushering in the eternal winter of fundraising Ragnarok.
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