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There’s no intent to throw a bucket of ice over the efforts for #GivingTuesday but one has to wonder about the euphoria. The final numbers will show roughly $60 million was raised on Dec. 2 by some 20,000 partner organizations in the United States and another 6,500 or so abroad.
Here is given, generic to the media-loaded second decade of the 21st century: Our capability of knowing many specifics of our donor-targets is far greater than it was even a single generation ago.
The evolution of #GivingTuesday has made the jump from experiment to tradition right alongside Black Friday and Cyber Monday as the “opening day” of the December giving season.
Questions that have been and are soon to be asked by year:
If you were breathing this past summer, you could not miss hearing about the Ice Bucket Challenge. You couldn’t avoid it even if you tried. What you might not realize is that the ALS Association, the beneficiary organization, did not create the campaign. The organization was able to seize the moment and capitalize on good luck and good will.
Organizers of the Atlanta Summit on Global Health were looking for a way to aggregate ideas for solutions to global hunger. It had to be easy to use and, more important, neat, because the responses were bound for the White House. When summit organizers asked Kiera Stein, web content manager for Atlanta-based nonprofit CARE, she immediately thought of Storify.
By now you have heard about our new job board, NonProfit Talent Match. What you might not know is what makes it different from our previous site. While there are a number of significant additions, the biggest one is the Real-Time Job Matching system.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced on Tuesday that it would recommend a change to the indefinite blood donor deferral period for men who have sex with men to one year since the last sexual contact.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced today that it would recommend a change to the blood donor deferral period for men who have sex with men from indefinite deferral to one year since the last sexual contact.
Fenton, one of the first agencies devoted to helping nonprofits communicate their messages, will be sold by its founder to a new group of investors.
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