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Code For America Management Voluntarily Recognizes Union...

Unionization among nonprofit workers this year continued with staff at Code for America (CfA) in San Francisco, Calif., an organization focused on closing the technology gap between the public and private sectors, now represented by the Office and Professional Employees International Union (OPEIU) Tech Workers Union Local 1010. CfA management voluntarily recognized the staff union. […]

TechSoup Completes Unique Capital Campaign, Unveils Scott Grant...

TechSoup has completed its hybrid $11.5 million capital campaign, a combination of multiple revenue sources that includes a first of its kind direct public offering (DPO). The organization will pair that money with a newly announced $16 million grant from MacKenzie Scott and Dan Jewett. The San Francisco, Calif.-based TechSoup has provided technology solutions, digital […]

Agency Thompson Habib Denison Acquired By Moore...

The consolidation of fundraising agencies continues as international agency Thompson Habib Denison (THD) in Lincoln, Mass., was acquired by constituent experience management (CXM) company Moore. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Moore now has at least 40 companies under its umbrella with more than 3,000 employees. THD will continue to be led by Jay […]

NPO Jobs Recovery Stalled In September...

Nonprofit job growth slowed in September with the first overall monthly loss of 2021 bringing to an end eight consecutive months of job gains. Overall, nonprofits lost an estimated 2,499 workers compared to August, representing an additional loss of about 0.4% over the 557,000 jobs still lost as of August. It’s only the third time […]

Commission Launched To Study Giving & Volunteering Trends...

The launch of a two-year series of studies and discussions regarding American philanthropy was unveiled today with a nod to the “Commission on Private Philanthropy and Public Needs,” tabbed as the “Filer Commission.” The Generosity Commission is made up of a nonpartisan group of leaders across business, philanthropy and civil society who plan to address the […]

Public Service, NPO Workers Get Student Loan Relief...

More than half a million public service workers and employees of nonprofits might receive student debt loan relief, per an overhaul of the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF) announced today by the U.S. Department of Education (DoE). The PSLF program was established to provide debt relief in support of firefighters, nurses, teachers and other […]

Affluent Donors Shared Their Wealth During 2020...

Affluent households in the United States remained generous during 2020 in their support of charities across age, race/ethnicity, gender and sexual identity, increasing giving on average by 48% compared with 2017. The 2021 Bank of America Study of Philanthropy: Charitable Giving by Affluent Households is the eighth in the series of biennial studies researched and […]

Data Axle Acquires Lake Group Media, donorBase...

Lake Group Media and affiliated firm donorBase have been acquired by Dallas, Texas-based Data Axle, a data firm that operates Apogee, a cooperative database of donors to nonprofits. Data Axle will gradually sunset the Lake Group Media brand, while donorBase will continue to operate independently and maintain its brand. Terms of the deal were not […]

Exclusive: United Way Losing U.S. President To YMCA...

Suzanne McCormick, president of United Way Worldwide/US, is leaving the organization to head YMCA of the USA (Y-USA) in Chicago. She replaces the retiring Kevin Washington, who rose to the top job in February 2015, having spent his entire career within the Y system, starting in September 1978. The resignation leaves the United Way Worldwide […]

Breaking: Private Equity Links 3 Nonprofit Tech Firms...

EveryAction is combining with Social Solutions and CyberGrants in what might be one of the largest ever roll-up of providers of social good tech. Principals of the deal estimate the enterprise value of the transaction to be $2 billion, which included assumption of some debt. The deal is being put together by Apax Partners, a […]