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New Facebook Fundraising Tools For Giving Tuesday...

A new fundraising sticker for Facebook Stories, a Donate button on Instagram nonprofit accounts, and charity livestreaming on Facebook Gaming are among the new features Facebook rolled out ahead of Giving Tuesday. Facebook announced the new features and products during a press event this morning in Manhattan, where it gathered a panel of executives and […]

Survey: Social Fundraising Not As Easy As It Seems...

Peer recruitment is critical to social fundraising with participants driven by a connection to the mission and enjoyment. And yet, a majority of fundraisers admit to having difficulty asking for money and motivating people to give. First-time participants for a cause fall short of their fundraising goal 40 percent of the time and just short […]

IRS Sets 2020 Priorities For Tax-Exempt Organizations...

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has spent the past few years modernizing its data analysis capabilities and that means a probable doubling of determination letters for employee plans during 2020, better investigation of private inurement, and the digitizing of more forms and submissions. The IRS Tax Exempt & Governmental Entities (TE/GE) division will focus on […]

Breaking: 3 Mercy Corps Execs Out, Mishandled Sex Probe...

Three senior executives of Mercy Corps, including CEO Neal Keny-Guyer, are out after explosive allegations that they mishandled reports of sexual abuse by an organizational co-founder not once but at least twice. Keny-Guyer resigned yesterday after a staff meeting at the organization’s Portland, Ore., headquarters which was webcast to staff worldwide. The allegations were made […]

Nobody Wants To Work For You...

Yes, the headline was just to get your attention. It begs the question: Why do people want to work at your organization? What do you have that brought staffers to the nonprofit? It’s time to compete to be labeled a great place to work. Employee engagement is vital to an ecosystem of success. Finding and […]

NCRP Shuffling Staff, Focusing Of Social Justice...

Three years after unveiling a new strategic framework, the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy (NCRP) announced another evolution with a restructuring to direct more philanthropy dollars toward social justice movements. The 43-year-old organization announced that three senior positions will be eliminated, effective Oct. 4, and three new positions will focus on expanding “relationships with movement […]

When Staff Wants To Stay Home...

You never want to hear that a majority of your staff would rather be watching paint dry then drop by the office. Great nonprofit working environments breed client satisfaction and success in delivering mission. You want to keep the great employees you have and inject new blood into the system. The best nonprofits to work […]

Compete To Be A Best Nonprofit Top Work For...

Employee engagement is vital to an ecosystem of success. Finding and keeping a workforce of social good specialists is not easy in a gig economy. But there are ways to provide prospective employees you have a social good soul. Yours is probably a great place to work and you should be competing in the ninth […]

Finance And Employee Engagement...

It is remarkable how much more money can be raised when everyone is emotionally tied to an organization. Studies show that employee engagement not only results in better performance but also helps to drive recruitment in a competitive market for competent staff. Yours is probably a great place to work and you should be competing […]

U.S. Senate Confirms Darling As HHS Commissioner...

Elizabeth “Liz” Darling, president and CEO of the OneStar Foundation in Austin, Texas, was confirmed by the U.S. Senate yesterday to a senior post in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Her confirmation had been blocked for months by Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) but was confirmed by a 57-37 vote. As commissioner […]