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Sweepstakes Make a Slight Rebound

November 1, 2002       Tom Pope      

Perry Chapdelaine hopes to win big in a sweepstakes. His view of winning would be his nonprofit’s sweepstakes fundraising rebounding from the decline it and most sweeps have suffered during the past few years.

Special Report: Safety or Censorship

October 1, 2002       Craig Causer      

During a recent session at the Direct Marketing Association Nonprofit Conference in New York City speaker Jennifer Donahue, assistant director of development at the National Abortion and Reproductive Rights Action League (NARAL), contributed a Freudian slip by referring to a segment of pro-life advocates as "enemies."

Hunting For Missing Kids

October 1, 2002       Richard Williamson      

When Elizabeth Smart joined the list of missing children in the early morning hours of June 5, the search for the 14-year-old quickly expanded from her affluent Federal Heights neighborhood to the greater Salt Lake City area. By the end of the day, the entire nation was involved.

Most Donors Believe Money Was Used Unwisely

September 1, 2002       Jeff Jones      

Despite screaming headlines in newspapers decrying the speed and method at which nonprofits paid out September 11 charitable donations, more than two-thirds of the people who gave, believe charities used the money appropriately. And, almost half the people polled said that they gave to September 11 causes, according to a new national survey.

Kids And Careers

August 1, 2002       Todd Cohen      

Two years ago Geoff Cramer was a residential real estate developer in Fayetteville, N.C., who was volunteering as an assistant high school wrestling coach. He became dismayed when seniors on the team told him they had never talked to the school’s career counselors.


June 1, 2002       Clint Carpenter      

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Giving Grew After September 11 Terror Attacks

June 1, 2002       Gina Bernacchi      

Despite the challenges of September 11 and a slowing economy, nearly 60 percent of charities raised more money in 2001 than in 2000, according to the latest survey by the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP).

Community Service Projects to Remember Victims of 9-11

May 1, 2002       Matthew Sinclair      

The collective psyche of the United States was altered on September 11, 2001. By the same date this year there will also be thousands of physical changes in memory of those lost that fateful day.

Do Not Call Registry Could Hurt Charities

May 1, 2002       Jeff Jones      

Some 80 percent of the $23 million revenue generated by the March of Dimes Mothers March® program in 2001 came from past donors or volunteers, who are usually reached through commercial telemarketing firms.

Executive Session May 02

May 1, 2002       Paul Clolery      

It’s big dollars for a charity if the correct lists are used to prospect for new donors and by renting donor files. Strategy and innovative thinking are key to maximizing the effort.