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Helen Gayle will be the inaugural CEO of the McKinsey Social Initiative (MSI), a nonprofit that the global consulting firm created last year. She will join the organization in July after almost 10 years as president and CEO of CARE USA in Atlanta, Ga.
Dr. John Snow mapped the cases of cholera in London’s Soho neighborhood in 1854, thereby tracing the source of the outbreak, and inspiring reform in water and waste management in London and beyond. Deemed the “father of modern epidemiology,” Snow saved countless lives through his data visualization.
A dozen companies and foundations have sponsored more than 80 nonprofits from across the country to participate in “New Strategies,” a nonprofit revenue management program recently launched by the Global Social Enterprise Initiative at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business in Washington, D.C.
Six weeks after closing its doors, New York City-based human services agency Federation Employment & Guidance Services (FEGS) has filed for bankruptcy protection. FEGS secured an up to a $10-million loan from ones of its funders to support continuing operations.
Health insurer Blue Shield of California has lost its state tax-exempt status. The California Franchise Tax Board stripped the insurer of its tax-exempt status this past August for reasons unknown, and ordered it to file state income taxes back to 2013. The organization already pays federal income taxes.
Follow The NonProfit Times this month as we take a closer look at the NCAA men’s basketball tournament from a different perspective. In our bracket, teams will advance to the next round based on their fundraising prowess, according to Voluntary Support of Education (VSE) survey by the Council on Aid to Education (CAE):
Starting today, nonprofits can obtain a website domain names that end in .ngo or .ong.
Online raffles might seem like lower-effort fundraising alternatives to web-based auctions, but even these have their hazards. Raffles, unlike sweepstakes, require some sort of consideration in exchange for a chance to win. Thus, gambling statutes often regulate such events.
While the mantra of social media encourages individuals to broadcast themselves to the world, the darker, more chilling side is its potential for exploitation of impressionable youth.
NASA ranked 5th in Fast Company’s 2014 list of the world’s top 10 most innovative companies in social media, after Twitter, WhatsApp, Tencent, and Snapchat.
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