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How popular is #GivingTuesday? The average gift during the online giving phenomena was $101.60 in 2012, its first year. Last year, that number was up nearly 40 percent to $142.05. What will it be this year and, more importantly, will you be ready?
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) plans to release a shorter version of its application for tax-exemption (Form 1023 EZ) within the next month and reduce the backlog of the longest applications by the end of the fiscal year.
Tony Mestres is the new president and CEO of the Seattle Foundation, replacing the retiring Norman B. Rice. He will begin his new role starting July 1.
Causes.com, the Facebook inspired campaign platform for advocacy and fundraising, will soon be no more.
The financially struggling, 4-year-old August Wilson Center for African American Culture in downtown Pittsburgh is at the center of a real estate tug of war. A court ruling is expected by June 30.
It shouldn’t be a surprise that your website and emails are being viewed from mobile devices more and more every day. Hopefully, if you haven’t done it already, you are working on creating a responsive website and email template. That means they adapt to fit the format of the device upon which it is being viewed).
What could they possibly serve at a lunch that costs $2.16 million? You get a large helping of Warren Buffett for that tab.
Some of the nation’s largest foundations have seen a new chief executive take over this year. Robert Gallucci will be the latest one to leave when his five-year term at the helm of the MacArthur Foundation expires at the end of this month. Since the start of the year, new CEOs have taken charge at the W.K. Kellogg Foundation and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation while both the James Irvine Foundation, The Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) and Pittsburgh Foundation seek new leaders.
The latest edition of the Blackbaud Index revealed that overall charitable giving increased by 1.3 percent for the three months ending April 2014, after initial reports last month indicated negative growth in the sector.
Facing rising debt, declining membership and contributions, the YMCA of Metropolitan Milwaukee filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection this week in an effort to help implement a restructuring plan.