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A Fright at the Museum

October 3, 2016       Mark Hrywna      

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NYC’s Museum of Natural History loses almost $3 million in ‘phishing’ incident

Virtual Reality Brings Donors to ‘The Source’

October 3, 2016       Darryl      

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It would be expensive, to say the least, for charity: water to bring 12,000 people to Ethiopia to see one of its water projects. Instead, one of the water projects was brought to a tourist-trafficked area of Manhattan.

Mega Churches’ Congregations, Staffing, Salaries Growing

October 3, 2016       Andy Segedin      

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Nearly three-quarters (73 percent) of large churches have grown in attendance during the past five years – including 36 percent growing by 30 percent or more. The rate dwarfs that of average North American churches, from which only 20 percent are seeing growth.

United Way Revenue Dips 4% Nationally

September 29, 2016       Mark Hrywna      

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More than half of United Ways reporting data for 2015 showed declines in fundraising, with the national number dipping more than 4 percent last year. Some of those with the largest percentage increases were responding to immediate crises.

Rule Change: New Mandates For Booking Net Assets

September 29, 2016       The NonProfit Times      

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By Joan Benson

Study Projects Impact Of $1 Billion On Mobility, Opportunity

September 28, 2016       Andy Segedin      

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Philanthropy can be a driving force in both helping mobilize families in impoverished areas move to areas of greater opportunity and rehabilitate blighted communities. A $1 billion investment in such work could, conservatively, bring back four-fold returns.

Herschell Gordon Lewis Dead At 87

September 26, 2016       Mark Hrywna      

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Herschell Gordon Lewis, considered the “Godfather of Gore” as well as the “Godfather of Direct Marketing,” died early this morning from congestive heart failure. He was 87.

Julie Floch, Nonprofit Finance Influencer, Has Died

September 26, 2016       Andy Segedin      

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Editor’s note: This story has been updated to include additional remembrances. 

IRS Reclassifies Billy Graham’s Organization

September 26, 2016       Mark Hrywna      

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Billy Graham Evangelistic Association (BGEA) requested and received a determination to reclassify it as an association of churches, amid ongoing battles between religious organizations and the federal government regarding employer requirements related to healthcare.

New York Opens Services Portal For Nonprofits

September 26, 2016       Andy Segedin      

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The New York State Division of the Budget has launched a new website aimed to streamline relations between nonprofits and the state government, as well as disclose information impacting the nonprofit sector.