News & Articles

Overtime Injunction Appealed To 5th Circuit

December 1, 2016       Andy Segedin      

The overtime debate is heading to the United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.

John List Appointed To Philanthropy Chair At IU

December 1, 2016       NPT Staff      

Economist John A. List was selected as the Visiting Robert F. Hartsook Chair in Fundraising at the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy in Indianapolis, Ind.

Production Solutions Now Part Of Moore Direct

December 1, 2016       NPT Staff      

Production Solutions/PS Digital (PS/PSD) has become part of Moore DM Group (Moore), a strategic melding of two prominent names in the nonprofit direct response fundraising space.

Revenue Hurt By Staff Turnover, Aging Donors

December 1, 2016       Mark Hrywna      

Greater than half (54 percent) of fundraising organizations polled have not been able to increase the overall percentage of revenue from fundraising during the past three years. An aging donor base and turnover among fundraising staffs pose further challenges to come.

Early Estimates Have #GivingTuesday Up 20%

November 29, 2016       Mark Hrywna      

Nonprofit hopes are high that #GivingTuesday will reach new heights after previous records were eclipsed on Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Early estimates had donations up by more than 20 percent.

$1 Million-Plus Gifts Reportedly Tripled

November 29, 2016       Mark Hrywna      

At least 2,197 gifts of $1 million or more, totaling $56 billion, were made last year across the United States, the United Kingdom and the Middle East (GCC), marking a significant increase in both the number and total value of gifts compared to the previous year.

#GivingTuesday Launches With Great Expectations

November 29, 2016       Paul Clolery      

It’s here. #GivingTuesday, the charitable sector’s international day of enlisting supporters to give and finding new recruits is off and running with some estimates suggesting the haul will double last year’s roughly $117 million.

Internet Outage Damages Fundraising Campaign

November 28, 2016       Mark Hrywna      

A cyber attack that impacted large swaths of the United States with an Internet outage last month was ill-timed for at least one nonprofit that had its annual campaign.

Federal Judge Blocks New Overtime Rules

November 23, 2016       Andy Segedin      

A federal judge in Texas granted a preliminary injunction blocking implementation of the U.S. Department of Labor’s new overtime rules affecting exempt and non-exempt employees just a week before they were set to be instituted.

Trump Foundation Admits ‘Self-Dealing’

November 23, 2016       Mark Hrywna      

The Donald J. Trump Foundation admitted to breaking “self-dealing” rules regarding private foundations in a federal tax filings made available publicly on Monday.