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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.
The former chief operating officer (COO) of a nonprofit in Salisbury, Md., has been indicted for allegedly stealing $70,000 from the organization over a period of seven years.
The number of grant recipients increased during the first six months of 2013 and the median award size of the largest grant for organizations with government funding was 400 percent larger than that of organizations with no government funding.
Endowments of the nation’s colleges and universities rebounded last year from negative returns in 2012 to gain nearly 12 percent but still trailed one-year returns for most major indices. The 10-year returns for smaller endowments — those with less than $1 billion in assets — continued to lag their targets.