Chapter 11 Pauses Lawsuits Vs. USA Gymnastics

December 7, 2018       Mark Hrywna      

USA Gymnastics (USAG) filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, putting on hold scores of lawsuits as well as a move to revoke its status as the national governing body.

Sr. Georgette Stepping Down At NCDC

December 6, 2018       Paul Clolery      

Sr. Georgette Lehmuth, OSF, one of the strongest voices for nonprofit fundraising and for religious service providers, will step down as president and chief executive officer of the National Catholic Development Conference (NCDC).

Saying “No” to Funding – An Acceptance Policy Is A Good Idea

December 4, 2018       The NonProfit Times      

It goes without saying that funding is needed to accomplish mission.

International Affairs, Arts Lead Giving Growth In Recent Quarter

December 3, 2018       Mark Hrywna      

International affairs and arts and culture organizations saw the largest increases by far in giving while small nonprofits continued to see double-digit growth in online giving, according to the latest Blackbaud Index.

Volunteer Hours Now Worth $167 Billion Annually

December 2, 2018       The NonProfit Times      

It seems that Millennials get blamed for everything lately: killing the retail store, declining homeownership rates, spending on avocado toast instead of saving for retirement. But Millennials might be responsible for finally reviving the volunteer rate in the United States, which had been declining for years.

#GivingTuesday Tally Tops $380 Million

November 29, 2018       Mark Hrywna      

#GivingTuesday continued double-digit growth with preliminary estimates topping $380 million for yesterday’s event and overall giving eclipsing $1 billion since it started in 2012.

#GivingTuesday On Its Way To Record

November 28, 2018       Mark Hrywna      

Early returns for #GivingTuesday show continued growth for the seventh annual day of giving and that the day already is on its way to another record fundraising total.

Facebook and PayPal Matches Quickly Hit Limit

November 27, 2018       Mark Hrywna      

Facebook and PayPal announced weeks ago that they would partner to match up to $7 million in donations via Facebook on #GivingTuesday. Just as last year’s $2 million in matching gifts, the limit was reached shortly after kicking off.

Expectations Are High For #GivingTuesday

November 27, 2018       Mark Hrywna      

The seventh annual #GivingTuesday kicked off last night in Asia but got under way in earnest this morning as East Coast charities inundate email inboxes everywhere.

Judge Allows Suit Versus Trump Foundation To Move Forward

November 26, 2018       The NonProfit Times      

The New York Attorney General’s lawsuit against the Trump Foundation can move forward, a N.Y. State Supreme Court judge has ruled. However, Justice Saliann Scarpulla said President Donald Trump would be dropped from the case if a state appeals court, deciding an unrelated case, rules that a sitting president can’t be sued in state court.