News & Articles

Religious Donors Give To Secular Groups, Too

August 22, 2011       Mark Hrywna      

People who give to a religious group are almost three times more likely to give to another charity than those who do not give to religion. They will also give to more charities, according to a recent national survey by The NonProfit Times and Infogroup.

NJ Backs Down On Giving Regs

August 19, 2011       Mark Hrywna      

New Jersey has shot down a trial balloon that would make it mandatory for nonprofits to provide donors an opportunity to designate a specific program when they make their gifts.

Heifer CEO Suing Board For $5 Million

August 18, 2011       Mark Hrywna      

The president and CEO of Heifer International Foundation (HIF) is seeking $5 million in damages from the organization because he believes board members retaliated against him after he raised questions about governance and conflict of interest policies.

Elephant In The Room Is Your Subconscious

August 17, 2011       Samuel Fanburg      

It wasn’t until the end of James Mapes presentation, as the 500-member audience held a metal washer attached to a string, “moving” it with their mind when they began to take the journeyman speaker somewhat seriously.

11 Ways To Thank Donors Via Technology

August 8, 2011       Andrea Berry      

Organizations use technology to engage donors, manage them in databases, and even accept their donation payments online. With a little creative thinking you can save staff time on this important step and increase the likelihood that donors will give again.

Jerry Lewis Out As Host, Chairman

August 4, 2011       Mark Hrywna      

Less than three months after announcing that this year would be his last as host of the annual Labor Day telethon, Jerry Lewis will not making an appearance and is leaving his post as national chairman.

Your 403(b): Terminating A Plan

August 2, 2011       Christine Faris      

This is a story from the newest issue of NPT’s Exempt Magazine

Bright Lights & Big Stars

August 2, 2011       Mark Hrywna      

This is a story from the latest issue of NPT’s Exempt Magazine

Being Flexible

August 2, 2011       Gary Morton      

This is an article from the latest issue of NPT’s Exempt Magazine

Animal Groups Barking At ASPCA

August 1, 2011       Mark Hrywna      

As the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) has grown revenue by 50 percent in recent years, some local SPCAs are becoming increasingly upset that donors are confusing it for an umbrella organization for other animal welfare nonprofits.