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Dallas Sisters Picked As Outstanding Youth Philanthropists

April 17, 2018       The NonProfit Times      

Isabelle, Katherine and Trinity Adams are sisters from Dallas, Texas, aged 14, 12 and 8, respectively. They raised more than $1.5 million to provide clean water to children in developing countries and have been selected the 2018 CARTER Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy, Group, by the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP).

Toronto Fundraiser Wins International Award for Service

April 16, 2018       The NonProfit Times      

The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) awarded the Barbara Marion Award for Outstanding Leadership to AFP, the association’s highest volunteer and leadership recognition, to James (Jim) Allen of Toronto, Ontario.

Lynn Croneberger Picked As Outstanding Fundraising Professional

April 16, 2018       The NonProfit Times      

Lynn Croneberger, chief executive officer of SOS Children’s Villages-USA, the U.S. headquarters of SOS Children’s Villages International, was selected as the 2018 Outstanding Fundraising Professional by the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP).

Sensitive Stewardship And Donors with Dementia

April 16, 2018       The NonProfit Times      

Donors older than age 65 give a disproportionately large percentage of total gifts in the U.S. In fact, according to multiple data sources, 47 percent of top gift donors in 2016 were between the ages of 60 and 79 years old, and 30 percent were 80 years of age or older. The Baby Boomers are hitting their 70s, and the donor population is rapidly aging.

Salsa Labs Acquired By Private Equity Firm

April 13, 2018       Andy Segedin      

Salsa Labs, a nonprofit fundraising and marketing software provider, has been acquired by Accel-KKR. The tech-focused private equity firm, with operations in Menlo Park, Calif., Atlanta, Ga., and London, UK, announced the deal on Thursday.

5 Minutes, 20 Slides Ignite Life, Tech Ideas At NTC

April 13, 2018       Mark Hrywna      

NEW ORLEANS, LA. – Check your assumptions. Use a P.S. in solicitation emails. Make incremental, continuous progress toward your goals. Take the time to learn about yourself. Those were among the small lessons that had a big impact on eight speakers during Thursday morning’s Ignite sessions at the Nonprofit Technology Conference (NTC).

NPOs Tapping Into New Markets Tax Credits

April 12, 2018       Walter R. Calvert, Michael D. Schiffer, Gueter Aurelien and Tammara F. Langlieb      

The New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) Program is an effective way for nonprofit organizations and businesses located in low-income, distressed or rural communities to secure favorable financing for projects such as charter schools, health clinics and charitable operations. The NMTC Program is a federal subsidy program designed to stimulate private investment in low-income communities by providing private investors with federal tax credits.

‘Rage’ Giving Fueled Uptick In 2017 Fundraising

April 11, 2018       Andy Segedin      

The year-to-year change in donors in households from where gifts were made to organizations for the first time increased in 2017 for the first time during this decade, up 10 percent from 2016. The bump is being driven by donors who already give to other organizations, many of them making gifts of at least $1,000.

SofTrek Acquired By Togetherwork

April 11, 2018       Paul Clolery      

Fundraising and donor management software firm SofTrek has been acquired by Togetherwork, a Brooklyn, N.Y., group management software and payments provider. The acquisition closed during the fourth quarter of 2017, but was announced today.

Moore DM Group Continues Rapid Expansion In NPO Space

April 11, 2018       Paul Clolery      

In a new salvo in the skirmish of the agencies that work in nonprofit direct response fundraising, Moore DM Group (MDMG) announced several moves, including opening a Los Angeles office and hiring a senior official of a rival firm.