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“Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus” wasn’t a best-selling book for nothing. Differences in gender abound in a variety of things and charitable giving is no different.
Disaster assistance would benefit from oversight through regular federal evaluation so Congress should consider creating an independent, external oversee of the American Red Cross, according to a new report by the Government Accountability Office (GAO).
The gender pay gap among nonprofit CEOs is narrowing but fewer than one in five charities with budgets of $50 million or more are led by a female. Those are among the findings of the 2015 GuideStar Nonprofit Compensation Report.
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The Pontiff is trending. Cardboard cutouts of Pope Francis giving a thumbs sign up are popping up all over Washington, D.C. The cutouts, which have been distributed to schools and parishes throughout the Archdiocese of Washington, are intended to build excitement for the upcoming papal visit and to serve as a reminder to live by Pope Francis’ example, according to Sarah Yaklic, director of digital media for the Archdiocese.
More than 2,000 organizations – including nonprofits, corporations and national associations – sent a letter to Congress yesterday, urging elected officials to renew expiring tax incentives.
The image of a little boy’s lifeless body on the Turkish shore last week grabbed the world’s attention. The ensuing reaction and media exposure apparently was enough to spur donors to give toward ending the Syrian refugee crisis, as relief agencies have reported spikes in online giving the past week.
The National Geographic Society (NGS) has split off its media interests into a for-profit entity in an estimated $725 million deal with 21st Century Fox. NGS, along with its museum, science, exploration and educational programs, will maintain nonprofit status, according to MJ Jacobsen, a spokesperson for NGS.
Job satisfaction among American workers rose slightly for the fourth consecutive year in 2014, and now stands at the highest level since 2008, according to a by The Conference Board.
Cyber security has become a leading cause for concern among managers at nonprofit organizations. Some 81 percent of 470 respondents ranked cyber security as among the top 10 risks in their organization, including 24 percent of those surveyed who ranked it in the top three.
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