News & Articles

Pacelle Resigns As CEO of HSUS

February 2, 2018       Andy Segedin      

This story has been updated to include a HSUS statement.

The Bowery Mission, New York City Rescue Merge

February 2, 2018       Paul Clolery      

(This story was updated to discuss financial aspects of the merger.)

Red Cross General Counsel Out In Botched Harassment Case

February 1, 2018       Paul Clolery      

The botched handling of a sexual harassment case at the American Red Cross (ARC) has cost the organization’s general counsel his job. David Meltzer had been with the organization more than a dozen years.

Sexual Harassment Issues Ensnaring Nonprofits

February 1, 2018       Andy Segedin      

This story has been updated to reflect the Humane Society of the United States’ decision to keep CEO Wayne Pacelle and his subsequent resignation.

Europe’s New Data Law: What Nonprofits Need To Know

February 1, 2018       Kelly DeMarchis Bastide and Shannon K. Yavorsky      

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which will take effect on May 25 replaces the current European Data Protection Directive (the Directive). It introduces sweeping changes to European data protection legislation, with very significant penalties for noncompliance. The law applies to the use of personal data by European organizations and, in many cases, non-European Union (EU)-based organizations. 

Study: Most Charities Teetering On Financial Peril

January 31, 2018       Mark Hrywna      

The nonprofit sector as a whole is fragile and profoundly undercapitalized, according to a new report that examined tax filing data over a recent five-year period.

Judge Tosses Hate Group Label Case Against GuideStar

January 29, 2018       Andy Segedin      

A federal judge has tossed lawsuit filed against nonprofit database GuideStar for flagging 46 organizations as hate groups as defined by the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC), including Liberty Counsel, the plaintiff in the suit. The Orlando, Fla.-based organization describes itself as a “litigation, education, and policy ministry” on its website.

Kimbia Bought By Competitor GiveGab

January 29, 2018       Paul Clolery      

Online fundraising firm Kimbia has been acquired by GiveGab which also focuses on giving days, peer-to-peer fundraising and events. Kimbia has been shopped for at least a year after a software glitch caused significant donation delays during Give Local America, a 24-hour crowdfunding event in May 2016.

Richards Stepping Down From Planned Parenthood

January 26, 2018       Andy Segedin      

Cecile Richards will step down as president of Planned Parenthood at a to-be-announced date in 2018, the organization announced today. The move puts an end to Richards’ 12 years at the helm of New York. N.Y.-based health and family-planning organization.

Awards to Honor UK’s Top Charity Videos

January 26, 2018       NPT Staff      

As the glitz and glamour of Hollywood award shows seemingly fill up every weekend from now until the Oscars, charities in the United Kingdom are joining in on the fun. Thirty-two films and videos produced by or for British nonprofits were selected as finalists for the Charity Film Awards last week.