August 1, 2017 THE NONPROFIT TIMES
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Community Brands, a technology and service group specializing in nonprofits, associations and government entities, has acquired Spokane, Wash.-based Configio in what a company official described as a reach into a previously untapped market.
Representation of women and minorities at philanthropic organizations is essentially unchanged over the last decade and actually decreases from the administrative level to the executive staff, although data show some improvements in diversity at the largest foundations.
The first shoe is expected to drop toward tax reform by week’s end, according to the Council on Foundations (CoF), which issued an email alert to its members this morning. If the alert holds true, the initial step, a tax reform framework document, would begin a process toward the first major tax reform in the U.S. since 1986 – a process that has been about a year and a half in the making.
Sage will expand its cloud financial management footprint in North American with the acquisition of Intacct for $850 million in cash and options. Intacct will be known as Sage Intacct after the transaction is completed, which is expected within weeks subject to customary completion conditions.
The development staff members at the University of Oregon cast their lines for bigger fish at the start of the university’s current fundraising campaign which began in 2010. For the university’s previous campaign, the development staff had set out to raise $600 million and wound up with more than $850 million.