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We’re just a day away from Memorial Day weekend, which means most of you will probably be enjoying a relaxing three days. No doubt you will be wanting to avoid anything related to the job search. You should take a break from the daily grind, but you can still find ways to be productive while taking a much deserved rest.
The nonprofit for at-risk youth founded by former Penn State Football coach Jerry Sandusky — who is charged with sexual abuse of children from the organization — plans to cease operations, citing a decrease in fundraising and volunteers.
The Internal Revenue Service’s Advisory Committee on Tax Exempt and Government Entities (ACT) will hold a public meeting on June 6, when the panel will submit its latest round of recommendations to senior IRS executives.
The Finance Committee of the United States Senate will investigate whether a charity for disabled veterans deserves to keep its tax-exempt status after paying millions of dollars to a direct mail company, and not spending very much money on aid to veterans.
Volunteers are an incredibly precious resource for nonprofits. That’s why it’s so important to make sure they never feel like their hard work is not going unappreciated. So when it comes to thanking your volunteers, here’s a rule you should follow: Don’t wait until the end.
Sen. Max Baucus (D-MT)
The U.S. Senate Finance Committee will investigate whether a charity for disabled veterans deserves to keep its tax-exempt status after giving millions of dollars to a direct mail company, and not spending enough money on aid to veterans.
UPDATE: Thanks to everyone who attended the webinar yesterday. If you were not able to attend, the recording/slides are now available on our website. Enjoy!
It would seem difficult to be successful at fundraising as an introvert. The nature of the job means you have to deal with people on an ongoing basis. While it certainly helps to have an outgoing personality as a fundraiser, it’s not a requirement.
The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) should have a solid lead-in audience for its television appearance this weekend. The New York City-based nonprofit will be featured on “The Pitch,” which airs after AMC’s hit show, “Mad Men,” on Sundays at 11 p.m. Eastern.
Independent Sector has named Jeff Skoll the 2012 recipient of the John W. Gardner Leadership Award. The Washington, D.C.-based organization will present the award at the John W. Gardner Leadership Dinner during its annual conference in November in San Francisco.