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  • Foundation Giving Hits Record at $54.7 Billion

    By Patrick Sullivan — November 5, 2014

    Foundations paid out an estimated record $54.7 billion in 2013, an increase of $2.7 billion compared to 2012’s record $52 billion. That’s according to a report, “Key Facts on U.S. Foundations,” released by the Foundation Center in New York City. “Giving by the nation’s foundations has surpassed previous record levels,” said report author Steven Lawrence, director of research at Foundation Center, via a statement.

  • Boy Scouts Win Ballot Question in W. Virginia

    By Mark Hrywna — November 5, 2014

    West Virginia voters yesterday agreed to change the state constitution to allow Boy Scouts of America to lease its 10,000-acre reserve without putting its property tax exemption in jeopardy.

  • Nonprofit Executive Nunn Loses Georgia Senate Race

    By The NonProfit Times — November 5, 2014

    Michelle Nunn, on leave as chief executive officer of the national service organization Points of Light to run for the U.S. Senate, was beaten in her attempt to represent the people of Georgia.

  • 8 Dos And Don’ts After a Job Rejection

    By The NonProfit Times — November 5, 2014

    Bouncing back after being rejected for a job can be a difficult task. This is especially true if it was a job for which you had really high hopes.

  • U.S. $1 Million Gifts Spike $3 Billion

    By Patrick Sullivan — November 4, 2014

    Major donors in seven regions around the world gave $26.3 billion in gifts of $1 million or more in 2013. The majority of the gifts and the dollars came from the United States, with 1,173 out of 1,995 gifts, totaling $16.92 billion. Though the number of major gifts coming from the U.S. was down compared to 2012, the total increased by $3 billion.

  • Big Companies Start To Give More

    By The NonProfit Times — November 4, 2014

    As the economy continues to recover from the Great Recession, nearly two-thirds of the nation’s largest corporations increased their giving between 2010 and 2013. This is often driven by performance: revenue increased a median of 11 percent among companies giving 10 percent or more between 2010 and 2013.

  • Double-Digit Gains Continue For Higher Ed Endowments

    By The NonProfit Times — November 3, 2014

    Endowments at 426 U.S. college and universities returned an average of 15.8 percent for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2014. The early return data builds on the 11.7 percent average return reported for FY2013.

  • Schwab Charitable Grants Up 55%

    By Patrick Sullivan — November 3, 2014

    Schwab Charitable has made 55 percent more grants from its donor advised funds (DAFs) from the start of the organization’s July 1 fiscal year through the end of September than it did in the same three-month period in 2013. The total for this fiscal year, to date, is $201 million.

  • Schwab Charitable Grants Up 55%

    By Patrick Sullivan — October 31, 2014

    Schwab Charitable has made 55 percent more grants from its donor advised funds (DAFs) from the start of the organization’s July 1 fiscal year through the end of September than it did in the same three-month period in 2013. The total for this fiscal year, to date, is $201 million.

  • Ex-Maine Charities Boss In Hot Water

    By Patrick Sullivan — October 31, 2014

    Russel Brace, former president of United Mid-Coast Charities (UMCC) in Camden, Maine, has been accused of embezzling $3.8 million from the nonprofit. He faces a civil suit from the organization, but he might have more bad news coming. According to an affidavit filed by Brace’s attorney Peter DeTroy, the ex-executive is the subject of a federal criminal investigation and charges are expected, though they have yet to be filed.

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