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The San Diego Humane Society and SPCA (SDHSSPCA) will merge with the Escondido Humane Society, forming what is believed will be the largest animal sheltering organization in the country.
Father Larry Snyder will step down as president of Catholic Charities USA (CCUSA) at the end of January after leading of the nation’s largest social services agencies for nearly a decade.
The just-released July 1, 2014 edition of The NonProfit Times is packed with great content. Here’s a look at what you can expect in this edition of NPT:
Charitable giving increased for the second consecutive month, growing a lackluster 0.9 percent overall compared to the same period last year, according to the latest update to the Blackbaud Index.
In a case that two years ago caught the attention of the U.S. Senate Finance Committee, the New York Attorney General announced a $24.6-million settlement with direct mail companies that misled donors amid a series of conflicts of interest with a startup charity. It’s believed to be the largest financial settlement for deceptive charitable fundraising in U.S. history.
When Nicole Gyorfi Titus, a veteran communications director, was asked to lead digital operations for ReadyforHillary, a Rosslyn, Va.-based national political action committee, she didn’t hesitate to utilize a cooperative database for the PAC’s direct mail fundraising efforts.
One of the biggest challenges of defining a smart digital fundraising strategy is to know where to start. The shiny new toys are abundant and tempting to chase as the digital landscape is evolving quickly.
Katie Bisbee, chief marketing officer for DonorsChoose.org in New York City, had to learn the hard way that “admitting failure and apologizing ends up engaging donors in a deeper way,” she said.
Like many American symphonies, the Colorado Symphony Orchestra (CSO) has seen some of its audience go up in smoke. “Here in Denver, the classical music audience has been flat or slightly declining for a long time,” said CEO Jerome Kern. “That impacts contributions. It’s not simply that they’re not attending concerts, they’re not contributing to support.”
Some things you just can’t make sexy – no matter how hard you try. Save the Children hired a dozen models to try make things like diarrhea, pneumonia and malaria sexy but it just didn’t work. The buffed and beautiful models thought they were selling a sexy brand and sell they did, saying things like, “Lust is my mistress.”