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The fourth iteration of #GivingTuesday kicks off at midnight Tuesday, with thousands of nonprofits preparing to officially kick off their busiest time of the year with visions of donors dancing in their heads.
Two of the United Kingdom’s leading youth-support organizations intend to merge. YouthNet, a London-based organization providing informational and emotional support for local young adults, and Get Connected, a London-based youth helpline, combined to assist 1.7 million young people in the United Kingdom in 2014.
Family foundations are shifting from geographic-based focuses to issue-based. Newer organizations, those founded after 2010, are less likely to base commitments on geography (40 percent) than organizations at least 45-years-old (78 percent). Newer foundations are likewise more likely to be committed to specific issues as compared to older foundations, 61 percent to 43 percent.
Revenue increased 7 percent and attendance was up 3 percent for cultural groups in nearly a dozen metropolitan areas from 2009 to 2012, despite a decline in most sources of contributed support, including individual giving.
A team of MBA students from Duke University and the University North Carolina beat out teams from nine other schools to win the second annual Yale Responsible Investing Conference & Low Carbon Portfolio Case Competition — and the $10,000 prize that goes with it.
The United States Postal Service’s (USPS) leadership has publicly committed to having no general price increases for letter and flat mail in 2016. An overall price decrease for such mailings is possible for later in the year.
Facebook today unveiled a suite of donation tools to be tested among 37 charities that could be available to qualified nonprofits by next year.
Rick Cohen was at times the conscience of the nonprofit sector, one of its most honest skeptics and yet always a champion for the underdog. Cohen, editor of The Cohen Report, national correspondent for Nonprofit Quarterly and former executive director of the National Committee For Responsive Philanthropy (NCRP) , died Nov. 17 at age 64 in his Virginia home. The cause of death is pending.
The Clinton Foundation yesterday announced that it filed amended tax returns for the years 2010 through 2013 and also filed its most recent Form 990 for the Fiscal Year ending 2014.
There is instability in fundraising at organizations cross the country. During his workshop “Averting The Current Crisis in Nonprofit Leadership” during the National Catholic Development Conference, Marc A. Pittman, executive director of The Nonprofit Academy in Greenville, S.C., discussed a recent CompassPoint survey of 2,700 development staff and executive directors.
In the premiere episode of Raise & Engage, Danielle is joined by three straight-shooting nonprofit rock-stars: Jodi Smith of Sanford Health Systems, Veronica Brown of Chicago Public Library Foundation and Ali Burke of Southlake Regional Health Centre Foundation. The group talks organizational culture, problem employees, why its important to celebrate and how to shake things up this year and build a better more authentic team that gets stuff done!
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