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Salesforce Extends Free CRM License Program For NPOs...

Salesforce is continuing the Power of Us program — part of its 1:1:1 model, which encourages organizations to leverage technology and resources to improve communities. Salesforce.org offered nonprofits and educational institutions technology donations and pro bono support totaling $1.45 billion in Fiscal Year 2021. Through the Power of Us program, nonprofits and education institutions get 10 free licenses and select Salesforce.org products. Many […]

Commentary: Solving Nonprofits’ Thanksgiving Dinner Problem...

Each Thanksgiving grandchildren sigh and explain the social sector to America. It goes something like this: first, Grandpa asks his eldest granddaughter about work. She excitedly talks about joining the staff of an innovative nonprofit. Then, from the other end of the table, Aunt Sally pipes up, “oh, it’s so great that you’re volunteering.” The […]

Time’s Up Leaders Call A Time’s Out, Plan Reboot...

TIME’S UP, the fledgling organization that quickly gained a foothold amid the #MeToo movement to focus on gender equity and workplace sexual harassment and assault, plans to rebuild from the ground up in what its leaders describe as a “reset.” Interim President and CEO Monifa Bandele will step down by the end of the year […]

Nonprofit Exec Pleads Guilty To Seven-Figure Theft...

Denise Perry, executive director of Millennium Care Inc., in New York City pleaded guilty to tax evasion and theft. And, the organization will be dissolved in a plea deal with the State of New York. The stolen funds were meant to cover operating costs of short-term housing services at a 100-room homeless shelter based in […]

Google to Donate $2 Million in Cash, Ads to Anti-Hunger Efforts...

Google will donate $2 million in cash and donated ads to 20 food assistance organizations, food banks and food pantries across the United States. Organizations will be chosen based on their demonstrated innovation ability in meeting the needs of their communities. The donations are on top of $20 million in employee donations and company matching […]

Deals Continue At Community Brands, Acquires ProSoft Solutions...

Financial tech platform firm Community Brands, owner of MIP Fund Accounting as well as other software and payment products, has acquired ProSoft Solutions of Bartonville, Texas. ProSoft Solutions provides advanced services, training, and implementation support to clients. Details of the deal were not released. The firms have approximately 400 clients in common. The acquisition adds […]

Sector Continues Regaining Jobs, But Several Lose Ground...

October’s nonprofit jobs report brought good news with nearly 45,000 jobs being added during the month. The sector has now recovered 70% of the 1.64 million jobs initially estimated to have been lost during the first three months of the pandemic. October saw a significant gain of 44,576 nonprofit jobs, reducing the total lost jobs […]

Keynote to Grant Professionals: Are the Stories You Tell Helping or Hurting?...

“When we are mindful of authentic, truthful history we can see the humanity in people, and only when we do that can change occur,” said Kia Jarmon as she began the keynote address for the Grant Professionals Association (GPA) conference in Seattle, Wash., running Nov. 3-6. She continued: “You must be willing to interrogate the […]

Study: Nonprofits Spending Billions On Ads, Promotion...

Nonprofits spent $5.8 billion in advertising and promotion during 2020, up from $5.7 billion in 2019. While it is an increase, the rate of acceleration was nowhere near the rate of for-profit industries, according to data from Whole Whale and Cause IQ. The nonprofit industry has been going through a massive digital transformation as the […]

Equity Funding Slowly Gaining Ground, Study Shows...

Despite all of the headlines and chatter about equity funding, philanthropic support for organizations dedicated to women and girls still makes up a small fraction of overall charitable giving. While there have been some gains, data in the report, “The Women & Girls Index: Measuring Giving To Women’s And Girls’ Causes,” shows that women’s and […]