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Actress Scarlett Johansson resigned her position as Oxfam International Global Ambassador. Johansson has been criticized for her role as spokesperson for SodaStream, an Israeli company operating in the West Bank. She’ll star in an ad that will air during the Super Bowl.
The three top goals for association managers in the Washington, D.C., area for 2014 are to increase membership, deliver new programs and services and to keep up with technology changes. To get it done, 96 percent will either keep current staffing or increase it.
Nonprofit executives tend to get the best benefits at an organization, and for good reason. It’s unlikely the organization would have success without their leadership and, for that reason, they are generally compensated greatly. This does not mean that other positions have no importance. On the contrary, less glamorous roles like those in the Administrative field are vital to the success of a nonprofit.
This year is shaping up to be the year of the Social Impact Bond (SIB). Two announcements this week on either coast highlighted the momentum behind SIBs, also called Pay For Success (PFS) initiatives.
The American Cancer Society (ACS) and Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) have announced a $20 million partnership that will fund a research “dream team” to develop new therapies for lung cancer over a three-year period.
Three New York City-based nonprofits joined forces with celebrity chefs, religious leaders, and other advocates to push back against $9 billion in cuts made to the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) during a press conference at the Church of St. Francis Xavier in Manhattan.
The W.K. Kellogg Foundation has joined a group of nearly a dozen foundations that has committed funding to help Detroit’s financial woes.
Cheryl Contee is CEO of Fission Strategy, the only Facebook Preferred Marketing Developer that specializes in nonprofits & foundations with experience helping leading mission-driven organizations with their social integration and app development.
While it may be true that Instagram is growing faster than Twitter, Pinterest and Facebook combined, Facebook remains one of the most popular social networks in the world. (And it’s important to remember that Facebook now owns Instagram).
Sharing a common cause, understanding problems and needs in communities, low overhead costs, transparency and timely feedback, and integration of employee volunteer activities are among the things that lead to a successful long-term corporate partnership for nonprofits.