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Know If Your Accounting Software Is Truly In The Cloud...

It’s three quarters of the way through 2020, and nonprofits managers and staff continue to adapt to the new normal. Though your mission has largely remained the same, the sources of funding have become less stable, management has become more challenging, and need has increased. Pair this with a dispersed workplace and increased need for […]

Finalists Picked For .ORG Impact Awards...

Finalists for the 2nd annual .ORG Impact Awards were unveiled by the Reston, Va.-based Public Interest Registry (PIR). The announcement includes the top five entries across nine award categories.  Winners in these categories and the .ORG of the Year will be announced as part of “The Ten Days of .ORG,” an online experience beginning on November […]

Charity Navigator Acquires ImpactMatters...

Adding to its arsenal to rate charities on impact and results, Charity Navigator has acquired ImpactMatters as it unveiled the second pillar of its new rating system. The acquisition was supported with $375,000 from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, with $100,000 to Charity Navigator and $50,000 to ImpactMatters, a startup that applies rigorous methodology […]

Nobel Peace Prize Goes To World Food Programme...

The Nobel Peace Prize 2020 was awarded to World Food Programme (WFP), which operated in 88 countries during 2019, delivering 4.2 million metric tons of food and $2.1 billion (U.S.) of cash and vouchers so food could be obtained closer to where it was distributed. WFP is a program of the United Nations and an integral element of […]

Some Donor Data Accessed In Blackbaud Hack...

Personal data of some donors to charities that use the Blackbaud fundraising and donor management system — information including Social Security numbers and banking information — was accessed by cybercriminals during the hack of the firm earlier this year. And, information of donors at organizations that are no longer users of the Blackbaud system was […]

Wilson To Replace Legend Marion Wright Edelman at CDF...

Rev. Dr. Starsky Wilson will be the new president and chief executive officer of the Children’s Defense Fund (CDF) in Washington, D.C. This is the first change in leadership for the CDF following 47 years of service from founder and civil rights leader Marian Wright Edelman. Wilson, who will take the position in December, is a […]

Feed the Children Tops Independent Food Bank Revenue List...

Feed the Children tops the list of the nation’s largest independent food banks with revenue of $288 million in the first of what is expected to be an annual ranking by Food Bank News. The data is for Fiscal Year 2019. Feed the Children in Oklahoma City, Okla., is the only food bank on the […]

Commentary: Leading Change In Crisis...

My carefully crafted 100-day plan was suddenly meaningless. Fifteen years ago this summer, when I accepted the job as CEO of Habitat for Humanity International, I made plans to travel the world to meet our team, learn more about our global operations and investigate our ongoing recovery work following the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami. That […]

Blackbaud Faces Class Action Lawsuit After Data Breach...

A petition for a class action lawsuit against software and data services giant Blackbaud has been filed with the United States District Court District of South Carolina in Charleston after a system breach exposed donor data to hackers. The suit stems from a data breach which happened on Feb. 7 and was not discovered by […]

Alliance, COA Talking Merger...

The boards of the Alliance for Strong Families and Communities (Alliance) and the Council on Accreditation (COA) are working through the details of a potential merger. Officials of both organizations have voted to sign a non-binding letter of intent to explore a merger. The Alliance has operations in Washington, D.C., and Milwaukee, Wisc. The COA […]