Blue Meridian Partners To Become Stand-Alone

October 24, 2018       Mark Hrywna      

The Edna McConnell Clark Foundation (EMCF) will spin off its 2-year-old startup, Blue Meridian Partners, into an independent nonprofit as the New York City-based foundation aims to spend itself out of existence over the next several years.

Philly United Way Cuts 40% Of Staff In Restructuring

October 24, 2018       Mark Hrywna      

The United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey (UWGPSNJ) laid off almost 40 percent of its staff last week in an effort to restructure the organization around three priorities.

Don’t Look Over Here … It’s All About Focus

October 23, 2018       The NonProfit Times      

Squirrel! Anyone with a pooch with a mind of its own knows what happens next. Some fundraisers are not very different from sprinting after the exciting new development squirrel.

Study: Nonprofits Not Accepting To LGBTQ Staff

October 22, 2018       NPT Staff      

One out of 10 LGBTQ people said they have left a nonprofit job due to an environment that was “not very accepting.” And, almost one-third said they were depressed at work because of an unwelcoming work environment.

Live From AHP:  Major Donors Want Engagement And Impact

October 19, 2018       Paul Clolery      

SAN DIEGO – Darlene Marcos Shiley asked a room full of healthcare fundraisers a question: “What in life isn’t work pressing hard for?” As president of the Shiley Foundation in Pauma Valley, Calif., she questioned the wisdom of a funder standing in a room of more than 700 fundraisers at the annual international conference of the Association of Healthcare Philanthropy (AHP).

Paul G. Allen, Philanthropist, Tech Guru Dies At 65

October 16, 2018       Mark Hrywna      

Paul G. Allen, one of the inaugural signers of The Giving Pledge and one of the leading philanthropists of the 21st century, died Monday in Seattle, Wash., of complications of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. He was 65 years old.

TV Station Dumped Telethon For Kavanaugh Hearing

October 16, 2018       The NonProfit Times      

Since Hurricane Florence made landfall in the Carolinas last month, fundraisers large and small have sprouted up to help those in need.

3 Ideas For Professional Development On A Budget

October 15, 2018       The NonProfit Times      

Training and developing employees at nonprofits has a tendency to be problematic. Organizations have smaller budgets than most of their for-profit counterparts and employees who don’t have much extra time.

Komen’s Brinker Possible UN Candidate

October 12, 2018       Paul Clolery      

Officials at the White House have reached out to Susan G. Komen for the Cure founder Nancy Brinker as a potential replacement for outgoing United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley, according to CNN. Haley announced earlier this week that she would be stepping down.

Fundraisers To Get Smacked With Postal Hike

October 11, 2018       Mark Hrywna      

The price of a First Class stamp would rise 10 percent, from 50 cents to 55 cents, and other classes of mail heavily used by nonprofits would see price hikes next year that are twice the rate of inflation under a proposal by the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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