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ORLANDO — Leaders of the Association for Healthcare Philanthropy (AHP) unveiled a multi-year, four-point strategic plan that is intended to build on its strengths as an education provider and expand its mission to be the authority and thought leader in healthcare philanthropy.
The new and growing challenges of today may be met with tomorrow’s advancements in technologies such as virtual reality, image reading and consolidated databases in the years to come.
Crowdfunding is no Field of Dreams: If you build it, they might not come. If you build it, you need to push it out and tell everyone about it, and then they will come, according to nonprofit technology and fundraising experts.
Leaders who struggle with risk management might be able to attribute their difficulties to their own brains working against them. Diana Del Bel Belluz, founder and president of Risk Wise Inc., in Toronto, explained to attendees of the 2015 Risk Summit that the brain is capable of undermining success in risk management by overestimating or underestimating rewards, overestimating one’s ability to control risk, misaligning risk-reward tradeoff and allowing for self interest to take over organizational interests.
Yale University’s endowment earned an 11.5 percent investment return and grew to $25.6 billion last year. The university also had investment gains of about $2.6 billion for the year ending June 30, compared with $4 billion the previous year. The endowment returned 20.2 percent for the year ending June 30, 2014, when most university endowments averaged about 15.5 percent, according to the 2014 Study of Endowments.
Millennials are more likely to take to the store aisle, social media and volunteer action to support corporate social responsibility (CSR) than the general U.S. population.
The 25 staff members at Young Community Developers (YCD) drove about an hour and a half away from the organization’s San Francisco headquarters for an employee retreat in 2013. When they returned they had a new program.
New legislation enacted in California will clarify regulations surrounding fundraising counsel as well as custody or control of funds, among other definitions related to charities.
The seventh annual North Texas Giving Day once again broke records, this time raising almost $33.1 million during an 18-hour period on Sept. 17.
Competitions and incentives can motivate Millennial employees in particular and inspire short-term engagement but in the long run, managers must show employees how their donation or volunteer hours make a difference, according to the 2015 Millennial Impact Report released today.
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Vol. 29, No. 13
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