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Independent Sector isn’t going anywhere. In fact, it’s taking its show on the road.
What’s in a name? A 22-percent increase in donations, based on a direct mail test, is the answer.
Less than three years after taking the helm amid a tumultuous time at Feed The Children (FTC), Kevin Hagan will not renew his contract as CEO and instead will become the next leader of the American Diabetes Association (ADA).
Content and learning platform Peach New Media, a player in the association and large organization educational space, has been purchased by Abila Software. The firm has operations in Atlanta and Hanover, Mass., and will be rebranded as Peach New Media, an Abila company.
Legendary adman David Ogilvy three decades ago called direct mail “my first love and secret weapon.” The secret’s been out for some time, but as one might predict, large nonprofit mailers have tricks to share with smaller fundraisers. The big surprise is that smaller nonprofits use tactics larger fundraisers might overlook.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio issued a challenge to the attendees of the NetGain event at the Ford Foundation. He spoke about how Internet access is necessary to close the achievement and income gap around the U.S., and lauded Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chair Tom Wheeler’s recent statement on net neutrality as a “clarion call” and an opportunity to open doors.
The U.S. House of Representatives today passed the package of tax incentives known as the America Gives More Act, H.R. 644, by a vote of 279 to 137. All Republicans but one voted for the bill, as well as 39 Democrats. While the bill passed, it fell short of the 290-vote super majority needed to avoid a presidential veto.
Prepare to see more videos, more images and more infographics coming from nonprofits in 2015.
Nonprofit fundraising and financial platform firm Blackbaud posted net income of $4.8 million on revenue of $152.8 million during the fourth quarter of 2014. For the year, Blackbaud reported profit of $28.3 million, or 62 cents per share.
When an employee or volunteer is accused of child sexual abuse, even organizations that want to address the problem in the most conscientious way possible can feel lost or misguided in reporting the situation.
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