News & Articles Archive - Page 3 of 325 - The NonProfit Times

News & Articles

SVCF HR Leader Steps Downs, Investigation Continues

May 2, 2018       Mark Hrywna      

The top human resources executive at the Silicon Valley Community Foundation (SVCF) stepped down, the second top executive to leave the organization within two weeks.

Blackbaud Acquisition Ups Its Position in Higher Ed

May 1, 2018       Mark Hrywna      

Blackbaud took another step into the higher education technology and fundraising market, acquiring Reeher, a St. Paul, Minn.-based predictive modeling platform for colleges and universities. The sale price was $40 million.

Politics Hampering Philanthropy In 40% Of The World

April 30, 2018       THE NONPROFIT TIMES      

While the regulatory conditions for philanthropy have shown improvements in six of the 11 regions around the world since 2015, the overall philanthropic environment in about 40 percent of countries and economies evaluated remains restrictive. Political environments present significant challenges to philanthropic activity.

Closed Imus Ranch Sells For $12.5M

April 27, 2018       Andy Segedin      

The Imus Ranch and surrounding acreage has sold for approximately $12.5 million, just short of one-third of the original asking price. The ranch, which was acquired by radio shock jock Don Imus in 1998, was used to provide an American-cowboy experience to children with cancer.

Silicon Valley Community Foundation Puts Carson On Leave

April 26, 2018       Paul Clolery      

Emmett D. Carson, Ph.D., president, CEO and board member of the $13.5 billion Silicon Valley Community Foundation (SVCF), has been put on paid administrative leave as an investigation into the handling of sexual harassment and hostile workplace complaints continues. SVCF is the largest community foundation in the United States.

Foundations, Globally, Are Small And Not Collaborating

April 26, 2018       Mark Hrywna      

Foundations are young, concentrated in certain areas but growing elsewhere around the globe. They’re also relatively small despite well-known big names in the foundation world and yet most do not collaborate.

NPO Revenue Creation Changing With Generations

April 26, 2018       THE NONPROFIT TIMES      

Fundraisers licking their chops waiting for Millennials to start giving are going to have to wait for approximately two decades because Boomers are not even close to relinquishing their positions as the top donors. And, Millennials will be behind GenX, a group predicted to be the next big thing for philanthropy.

Donors Using Desktop Computers Still Backbone Of Online Giving

April 25, 2018       Mark Hrywna      

Online revenue for nonprofits grew by 23 percent during 2017, after 15 percent growth in 2016, with email revenue accounting for 28 percent of all online giving. That gain came even as email open rates declined.

Missouri Gov. Accused Of Unauthorized Use Of Nonprofit’s Donor List

April 25, 2018       Mark Hrywna      

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens is facing questions about whether he improperly used a donor list from the charity he founded before making his run for statewide office in 2016.

Study: Generations Are Changing And So Should Fundraising

April 24, 2018       Paul Clolery      

Fundraisers licking their chops waiting for Millennials to start giving are going to have to wait for approximately two decades because Boomers are not even close to relinquishing their positions as the top donors. And, Millennials will be behind GenX, a group predicted to be the next big thing for philanthropy.