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Total cash giving to Christian ministries was up 5 percent last year, totaling $12 billion in 2014 but still not quite reaching pre-recession levels.
A sham leukemia charity run out of the basement of a Brooklyn, N.Y., home will shut down and its founders barred from ever running another United States-based nonprofit. Other officers will be barred from running or soliciting for any New York charities under a settlement agreement with the New York Attorney General’s Office. The settlement is subject to court approval.
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) has raised nearly $400 million in philanthropic gifts during the past three years through its donor base of about 80,000. Approximately 3,000 high-level donors have accounted for 97 percent of revenue.
A bipartisan House bill could pull the rug out from under a proposed amendment to Income Tax Regulations that has drawn the ire of nonprofits.
A measure to make dozens of tax extenders permanent, including three charitable giving incentives, was approved by the House of Representatives on Thursday. The House followed that up this morning by approving a $1.1-trillion year-end spending bill that will fund the federal government through September.
Key charitable giving incentives would be made permanent, along with dozens of other so-called “tax extenders,” under a measure set to be voted on by Congress this week.
Malware on a VolunteerMatch computer has led to the unauthorized access of contact information within the organization’s Salesforce account. Compromised information includes email addresses, business addresses and telephone numbers within VolunteerMatch’s business records with Salesforce. As credit card information is not stored in such records, such data was not part of the breach.
After almost 23 years and $47 million in fines, the blood services operation of the American Red Cross (ARC) is no longer under a consent decree with oversight by the federal government.
A decrease in rate of monetary giving and kindness to strangers has bumped the United States off of its perch atop the World Giving Index. Within a given month, 76 percent of Americans helped a stranger, 63 percent donated money and 44 percent volunteered in 2014. Those figures stood at 79 percent, 68 percent and 44 percent, respectively, in 2013.
Before the T-shirts, the book, the based-on-real-events movie or the nonprofit organization, To Write Love on Her Arms (TWLOHA) in Melbourne, Fla., was a Myspace post. Born out of social media, TWLOHA has adjusted with the times during the past decade and ventured into photo and video-based platforms to bolster support for the cause, to aid those struggling with addiction, depression, self-injury and thoughts of suicide.
In the premiere episode of Raise & Engage, Danielle is joined by three straight-shooting nonprofit rock-stars: Jodi Smith of Sanford Health Systems, Veronica Brown of Chicago Public Library Foundation and Ali Burke of Southlake Regional Health Centre Foundation. The group talks organizational culture, problem employees, why its important to celebrate and how to shake things up this year and build a better more authentic team that gets stuff done!
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