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Colorado Gives Day set another record for the state’s nonprofits. Participants raised $26.2 million, a 27.8 percent increase from 2013’s giving day total of $20.5 million. The number of donors increased to 107,862 from 88,571 in 2013.
Foundations made 884 grants totaling $111 million for disaster relief during 2012, according to the Center for Disaster Philanthropy’s newly-released Measuring the State of Disaster Philanthropy Report.
For years now, job seekers have come to rely on The NonProfit Times‘ Career Center for the highest quality nonprofit jobs. That goal has expanded even further with the launch of NonProfit Talent Match.
The first thing that might come to mind when you hear the words data breach is the recent hacks of large corporations such as Home Depot, Chase and Target that possibly exposed millions of usernames, passwords and other records. Hacking a nonprofit isn’t likely to breach 76 million records as is estimated with Chase or yield a bounty of credit card information, but who knows the motivation of some people?
There’s a reason there’s no such thing as death insurance. It’s called life insurance. When faced with the prospect of their own mortality, most people’s first reaction is avoidance. Fundraisers talking to planned giving prospects face the same thing, since the event being planned for is the prospect’s death.
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United Way of Greater Milwaukee (UWGM) and United Way in Waukesha County (UWWC), plan to merger to become United Way of Greater Milwaukee and Waukesha County. While the official date of the merger is Feb. 1, “We are beginning integration immediately,” said Lori Holly, director of marketing and communications at UWGM.
SOS Children’s Villages-USA is now in the music business – sort of. The Washington, D.C.-based charity dedicated to supporting orphaned and abandoned children received a $13-million gift from the Trust of Harry and Carol Goodman, part of which came in the form of partial stock ownership in three subsidiaries of a music company.
Five leading nonprofit advocacy organizations yesterday took the opportunity of the #GivingTuesday international day of fundraising to send a letter to President Barack Obama and Congressional leadership urging them to enact charitable provisions found in the America Gives More Act (H.R. 4719).
Donations during yesterday’s third annual #GivingTuesday were up by more than 45 percent compared to last year, likely surpassing $50 million, according to preliminary estimates.
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