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The Children’s Aid Society (CAS) today announced the appointment of the first female president and chief executive officer (CEO) in its nearly 160-year history. Phoebe Boyer, executive director of the Robertson Foundation, will succeed Richard Buery, Jr. as of Oct. 1.
Grants to charities via one of the nation’s largest donor-advised funds was up 38 percent and the number of accounts grew 17 percent for the fiscal year ending June 30.
We whose fortunes depend on our ability to siphon off a trivial portion of others’ fortunes face problems and decisions that seem trivial but aren’t trivial.
The times, they seem to be a-changing for corporate social responsibility campaigns. According to the 2013 Cone Communications/Echo Global CSR Study, a whopping 87 percent of the more than 10,000 respondents said that they make purchases based on what they know about an organization’s social, environmental and cause-related engagement.
Nonprofits that have an annual fund are more likely to meet their fundraising goals, according to a new study from the Nonprofit Research Collaborative (NRC).
Sending “pink slips” to prospective donors as an illustration was the top creative program, capturing the Platinum Big Idea Award – Fundraising That Works prize, during the 35th annual MAXI Awards last night on the opening night of the Bridge to Integrated Marketing Conference in National Harbor, Md., near Washington, D.C.
The strategic planning process can be one of the most exciting times for any nonprofit. New vision statements are created and the entire organization might feel a sense of new energy and excitement about the future direction of the organization.
It’s not too groundbreaking to say that Millennials behave differently than other generations of donors. Why should you care? They have assets. They spend about $300 billion on consumer discretionary goods a year, said Derrick Feldman, CEO of Achieve in Indianapolis. But, their assets go beyond dollars and cents.
Some 80 percent of Food for the Poor’s lapsed donors stopped giving because they felt distanced from the organization. “Every time we had a meeting, we said the donor is king, but we weren’t acting like the donor was king,” said Angel Aloma, executive director of the Coconut Creek, Fla.-based organization. During the next three years, Aloma said his organization internalized what it meant to make the donor king, starting at the top.
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) unveiled a new, shorter application for small organizations seeking 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status in an effort to reduce paperwork for charities, speed up the application process and focus resources on large, more complex applications.