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  • Newman’s Own Celebrates 30 Years Of Giving

    By Patrick Sullivan — May 23, 2012

    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.

  • New Technologies Changing The Mechanics Of Fundraising

    By The NonProfit Times — May 23, 2012

    Many fundraisers had yet to be convinced 10 years ago about the potential of online as a fundraising tool. But that changed on Boxing Day 2004. The Indian Ocean earthquake and resulting tsunami led the news. Dramatic video footage – shot on consumer digital video cameras by holidaymakers – was on televisions and on the Internet just hours after the waves struck.

  • Building A Donor Base

    By The NonProfit Times — May 22, 2012

    Come one, come all! Special events can reap benefits by raising the profile of an organization or, well, bringing in money.

  • Picking The Right Nonprofit Internship

    By The NonProfit Times — May 22, 2012

    If you are a job seeker just getting out of college or just have very little experience, it can be difficult to get full-time employment. It’s during these circumstances that an internship can be an appealing proposition.

  • New Chief Scout Appointed to Run BSA

    By The NonProfit Times — May 22, 2012

    The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) reached within its hierarchy to select the next Chief Scout Executive (CSE). Wayne Brock, who has been deputy CSE and chief operating officer since 2009, will succeed Bob Mazzuca on Sept. 1.

  • Start Spreading The News — About Your Job Search

    By The NonProfit Times — May 21, 2012

    The opening line of Frank Sinatra’s famous “New York, New York” contain valuable advice for all first time job seekers: “Start spreading the news.”

    One of the most common mistakes people make in the job search is not letting people know you are looking for work. This is an especially egregious error in today’s society. With sites like Facebook and Twitter playing big roles in peoples’ lives, it’s imperative you let all of your followers know that you would appreciate any leads they have.
    There are some job seekers who have the mistaken belief that asking for help from your contacts comes off as desperate. This is only true if you make it sound desperate. Here’s an example of how not to let people know you need help:
    “Ugh, this job search is terrible! It’s so frustrating. Somebody help me find some work?!”

  • What’s In Your Fundraising Toolkit?

    By The NonProfit Times — May 21, 2012

    When you think of the word “toolkit,” hard-hat jobs are the first things that usually come to mind. The last thing you would think of would be fundraising.

  • Featured Nonprofit Job: Vice President For Public Education

    By The NonProfit Times — May 21, 2012

    The Guttmacher Institute, based in New York City, is looking to hire a Vice President for Public Education to lead the organization’s efforts to inform the public about reproductive rights issues.

  • Governor Appoints New Nonprofit Liaison

    By The NonProfit Times — May 21, 2012

    One of the first states to create a cabinet-level post to work with nonprofits will be getting its second director.

  • You Can Never Have Too Many Social Networks

    By The NonProfit Times — May 18, 2012

    There used to be a time when Facebook was the major social network on the Internet. While it’s still extremely popular (and profitable), there are many other options now. Whether it’s Twitter or Google+, people have many choices at their disposal.

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