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Barely 11 months after taking over as president and chief executive officer of the Livestrong Foundation, Chandini Portteus abruptly resigned on Tuesday to “focus on her personal life and family.”
Microsoft Philanthropies has committed to donating $1 billion in Microsoft Cloud Services to nonprofits and universities during the next three years. The commitment is part of a three-stage initiative by the software giant to use its cloud computing tools for the public good.
Charitable giving is expected to continue to grow through next year, rising by an estimated 4.1 percent in 2016 and 4.3 percent in 2017, according to a new forecast.
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is making changes to its Advisory Committee on Tax Exempt and Government Entities (ACT) including a reduction in the number of people on the committee and a change in its focus.
Fundraisers have traditionally refrained from asking for a donor’s first-born child. The gender of the first-born child might be of some interest, however, as a new study shows that a child’s gender and family configuration impact parents’ charitable-giving tendencies.
PayPal was awarded the Guinness World Record title for “Most money raised online for charity in 24 hours,” with users giving more than $45.8 million globally on Giving Tuesday, Dec. 1, more than doubling the previous record of $19 million.
A renowned fundraiser literally known around the world, Tony Elischer has died.
The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) cannot grow the economy, but it can work toward preventing governmental barriers to generating income. That was the message of Jason Lee, general counsel of AFP, to those in attendance at Wednesday’s annual meeting of the New York City chapter.
A charity founded by convicted sex offender Penn State assistant coach Jerry Sandusky has petitioned to permanently shut down.
A Philadelphia nonprofit has entered into the newspaper business. H.F. Lenfest, sole owner of Philadelphia Media Network (PMN), which houses The Philadelphia Inquirer, Daily News and philly.com, has donated the news sources to a newly created tax-exempt organization that will operate under The Philadelphia Foundation.
In the premiere episode of Raise & Engage, Danielle is joined by three straight-shooting nonprofit rock-stars: Jodi Smith of Sanford Health Systems, Veronica Brown of Chicago Public Library Foundation and Ali Burke of Southlake Regional Health Centre Foundation. The group talks organizational culture, problem employees, why its important to celebrate and how to shake things up this year and build a better more authentic team that gets stuff done!
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