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The workplace giving program for federal employees reported a 19-percent decline last year, the fourth straight year that it has dropped. The 2013 Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) totaled $209.1 million, down almost $50 million from $258.3 million the previous year, according to figures recently released by the federal Office of Personnel Management (OPM), which oversees the program.
The 2013 Combined Federal Campaign (CFC), the workplace giving program for federal employees, dropped 19 percent or almost $50 million from 2012. Giving to the 2013 CFC totaled $209 million, compared to $258.3 million for 2012. The federal Office of Personnel Management (OPM), which oversees the campaign, released figures for nearly all of the local zones.
Eight Colorado-based nonprofits will share a $500,000 grant to help local youth live healthier lives. The initiative is part of a program launched by global healthcare company GSK.
If someone had a lot if money 30 years ago and wanted to do something philanthropic, they’d start a foundation. “That’s no longer true today,” said Henry Berman, CEO of the Association of Small Foundations (ASF).
Just two days after announcing that it would recognize same-sex marriages of employees, World Vision reversed its decision, calling it a mistake that was made without enough consultation with its partners.
More nonprofits plan to hire new staff in 2014 than use current staff, according to a new survey released today.
UPDATE: World Vision has since reversed this decision. Click here for the full story.
More than 12 years after the Sept. 11 attacks on the World Trade Center, the Sept. 11 Memorial Museum will open its doors to the general public on May 21.
When it comes to planned giving, you know more than you think you know. This message is especially important if you are a fundraiser who doesn’t have a planned giving program but are wondering how to start one.