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The About Us section of Feeding America’s website was given special attention during last year’s redesign. Key pieces of information were broken down into easily digestible subsections and a search-engine-optimized “Why Feeding America” page was created, which was dedicated to educating visitors on why they should donate to the organization.
One of the nation’s largest car donation charities paid almost $36 million over four years to two for-profit companies owned by executives who founded and manage the charity, raising a red flag for one state charity regulator.
Taking away what it calls a “smokescreen” by abortion opponents to advance an “extreme political agenda,” Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA) announced today that affiliates involved in donating fetal tissue would not seek federal reimbursement, even though it’s legal to do so.
The new and growing challenges of today might be met with tomorrow’s advancements in technologies such as virtual reality, image reading and consolidated databases in the years to come.
The 54 traditional chapters of Alzheimer’s Association deadlocked at 27-27 on a plan to create a single, nonprofit entity out of the national office and its 81 chapters.
Grants made by donors through Schwab Charitable (SC) exceeded $1 billion during the 2015 fiscal year, with a total of 205,000 grants made, according to SC’s first-ever giving report. The figures represent increases from $814 million and 153,000, respectively, during 2014, according to Kim Laughton, president of SC.
Many challenges come with growing a nonprofit. One of the trickiest is deciding what kind of financial help one needs, when it’s needed, and what level of professional can best supply it at a given point in time.
What keeps you up at night? The answer to that question might vary whether you’re looking at from a charity executive’s point of view or that of a state charity regulator. That was among the questions raised during a luncheon discussion between regulators and nonprofit attorneys during the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) and National Association of State Charity Officials (NASCO) annual conference today at the Washington Marriott Georgetown in Washington, D.C.
Three United Way affiliates reported total support of more than $100 million for the 2014-2015 campaign while overall support for United Way was down by 1 percent last year.
With crowdsourcing campaigns popping up all over the news and social media, nonprofit leaders might be tempted to incorporate the strategy into their organizations’ fundraising efforts. Many already have done so.
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