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The Muscular Dystrophy Association’s (MDA) new Chicago headquarters is open for business. The organization’s former headquarters in Tucson, Ariz., has been renamed the Operations Center. The Chicago headquarters will house most of MDA’s top executives, including President and CEO Steven Derks, the chief development officer, chief marketing and communications officer and chief financial officer.
The big news out of today’s Giving USA 2014 report was that charitable giving in the United States jumped 4.4 percent to $335.17 billion last year, giving renewed hope that the country could return to pre-recession levels of giving sooner than expected.
Are you looking for nonprofit jobs in Washington, D.C.? Look no further, because the NPT Jobs Career Center is featuring not one but two positions in the nation’s capital.
Blackbaud has added another company to its string of acquisitions, purchasing the education software company WhippleHill Communications, Inc., for $35 million.
The section of a grant proposal defining the situation that has compelled your organization to seek funding is the heart of your argument. “The most convincing proposals use a combination of hard data (facts, figures, research findings) and soft data (quotes, stories, anecdotes) to demonstrate what the problem looks like in the targeted area, why the situation matters, and what’s causing it,” said Barbara Floersch, executive director of The Grantsmanship Center in Los Angeles, Calif.
Feed the Children has unveiled a new logo, tagline and a program, all aimed at modernizing the 35-year-old organization and putting its recent troubled past behind it.
More than half of online consumers around the world (55 percent) will pay more for products and services from companies that are socially and environmentally responsible. North America (42 percent) and Europe (40 percent) lag behind the Asia-Pacific region (64 percent), Latin America (63 percent), and Africa and the Middle East (63 percent).
Charitable giving in the United States jumped 4.4 percent last year to an estimated $335.17 billion and was led, as usual, by individual donors supporting their favorite charities and institutions.
Former President George H.W. Bush, who founded the Points of Light Foundation (PoL) during his administration in the late 1980s, has endorsed a Republican in the race for an open U.S. Senate seat in Georgia against the former head of the PoL.
In trying to enlist corporate support for philanthropic efforts, some in the sector mix the terms Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Corporate Shared Value (CSV).