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Friday is the deadline for nonprofits to enter PR News’ 2013 Nonprofit PR Awards without penalty. Some 33 campaign-based categories are open for submissions, as well as Nonprofit Communicator of the Year and Nonprofit/Association Team of the Year.
Crowdfunding platform CrowdRise has launched its third Holiday Charity Challenge campaign. Charities have until Jan. 9 to raise as much money on the platform as they can to win a grand prize of $100,000. The second place winner will receive $40,000, with third place winning $20,000. Another $40,000 is up for grabs through bonus challenges. Participating nonprofits keep the money they raise.
Two United States senators have drafted a letter to their leadership to save the charitable deduction at its current levels. The letter was unveiled today in Washington, D.C., during “Protect Giving Day.”
Hispanics are expected to reach 133 million and 33 percent of the U.S. population by 2050. Randall Anderson of Listen Up Espanol in Portland, Maine, thinks nonprofits should be doing more to court these potential donors and service clients.
Most nonprofit managers are keen to the new awareness on the part of consumers regarding corporate social responsibility (CSR), although not every organization is positioned to benefit from it.
A week after Typhoon Haiyan devastated parts of the Philippines, charities have raised more than $78.2 million in pledges and charitable contributions as they continue to send aid amid the devastation. And reports from various news agencies this morning showed aid finally making it to so of the more isolated areas.
Fundraising by nonprofits responding to a massive typhoon that leveled parts of the Philippines surpassed $44 million in the first few days after the disaster. Typhoon Haiyan struck Nov. 8, leveling cities such as Tacloban, more than 500 miles south of the nation’s capital, Manila.
Bobby Thompson, the alias of a man who scammed donors out of $100-million via his charity, was found guilty yesterday by a jury in Cleveland, Ohio. He faces between 10 and 70 years in prison.
Disaster relief agencies are still struggling to reach those in need with supplies because of debris-strewn roads, shattered infrastructure and bad weather, four days after an historic typhoon devastated parts of the Philippines.
The arms race of higher education fundraising continues unabated. The University of Michigan has launched a $4-billion fundraising campaign, the largest in the history of a public institute of higher education.
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