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YMCA of the USA has selected Kevin Washington, current president and CEO of YMCA of Greater Boston, as the new national chief executive. He will take the helm on Feb. 1, 2015.
Developing winning grant proposals requires a deep understanding of your organization. “You’ve got to understand the organization’s capacity, expertise, and place in the community,” said Barbara Floersch, executive director of The Grantsmanship Center in Los Angeles. “And, you must be able to provide a concise, thorough overview of the organization, highlighting its fit with the proposed program.”
A growing number of nonprofit executives at religious and secular nonprofits are becoming increasingly aware of distinctions in the governance practices of their organizations. This is according to the results of a new survey from the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability (ECFA).
Unemployment insurance isn’t exactly top-of-the-pile material. But with unemployment claims reaching record highs after the Great Recession, some new rules — and potential changes — it should be on your radar.
How often has a board member asked how the planned giving program is progressing? Or, if you’re that board member, how many times have you asked the question? Planned giving is still one of the great fundraising opportunities — just over the horizon but within reach — that many nonprofit leaders struggle to seize.
Five years after the beginning of the economic recovery, financial managers at nonprofit organizations are still contending with major monetary concerns and the resulting impact on their operations.
There was a recent early summer morning meeting in the offices of a medium-sized nonprofit behavioral health organization in an economically depressed former industrial city. The top three executives were smart, committed, and energetic. The offices were well-situated in a rebounding part of the city, and the organization enjoyed a good reputation locally.
Giving to nonprofit health care institutions in the United States during fiscal 2013 increased more than 3 percent compared to 2012 and more than 20 percent since the low point of the recession in four years ago and exceeded the gross domestic product (GDP) in the United States.
After guiding Livestrong through its most tumultuous times, President and CEO Doug Ulman is leaving the organization to become chief executive at another cancer-fighting charity.
Bad reviews can cost good will and lost donations, but trying to prevent them could cost cold, hard cash in California. Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law the “Yelp Bill,” which prevents anyone doing business in California from adding non-disparagement clauses to their terms of service.
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