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Breaking: Planned Parenthood President Out...

Leana Wen, M.D, president of Planned Parenthood for less than a year, is out. The board appointed Alexis McGill Johnson as acting president. Johnson is co-founder of the Perception Institute. She’ll serve as leader of Planned Parenthood Federation of America, the 501(c)(3) tax-exempt entity, and its political action nonprofit, Planned Parenthood Action Fund (PPAF), a […]

ONE HUNDRED: New Study Launched (Sponsored)...

ONE HUNDRED’s Influencers in Philanthropy Report 2019 features interviews with leaders from across the philanthropic landscape and examines the key trends, disruptions, challenges, and opportunities in the sector. In the first report, released in 2017, ONE HUNDRED identified key themes in the philanthropic field and how they generate results for innovation, impact and resource generation. […]

Board Members Are Below Average Fundraisers...

Nonprofit board members get their highest grades when it comes to understanding mission and financial oversight. They become under-performing students when it comes to community building and outreach, monitoring legislation and regulatory issues, increasing board diversity and fundraising. In fact, most board members are rated “C” students if you ask organizational executives and only slightly […]

Using Neuro-Fundraising To Understand Donors...

This simple quiz will help you discover the power your primal or fast brain plays in your daily life, and why neuro-fundraising is so important for a nonprofit. If a piece of candy and cookie cost $1.10, how much is the candy if the cookie costs $1 more? If you haven’t taken this quiz before […]

National Data: NPO Digital Is A Small Share of Media Spending...

Overall media spending by larger nonprofits increased by just 3 percent year-over-year with the digital media spend increasing by 120 percent, representing 7.4 percent of all media spending. For smaller organizations, overall media spending increased by nearly 20 percent during the same period with digital media spending increasing by 60 percent, representing 30 percent of […]

Giving Drops Despite Advisors Pitching It More...

Almost every metric monitored by the Fundraising Effectiveness Project (FEP) decreased during the first quarter of 2019, leading to concerns about the growth of charitable giving for the rest of the year. It mirrors reports from the first quarter of 2018. Meanwhile, a study by Fidelity Charitable shows that the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act […]

Senior Management Shake-up At Nature Conservancy...

An interim chief executive has been appointed at The Nature Conservancy after accusations that senior management mishandled complaints of sexual harassment and multiple forms of bullying. Former U.S. Secretary of the Interior and current Nature Conservancy director Sally Jewell was appointed interim CEO. Until Jewell assumes the role full time on Sept. 3, she will […]

Breaking: $21.5 Million Returned to Donor...

The largest donor to the University of Alabama is getting his $21.5 million back. The school’s Board of Trustees today voted to return the cash from Hugh Culverhouse, Jr., after he suggested businesses and students should avoid the state and its institutions due to its new abortion law. Culverhouse’s name was pried off the university […]

Business Owners’ Ages Impact Philanthropic Intentions...

Millennial entrepreneurs show higher levels of charitable giving and volunteerism than entrepreneurs of earlier generations. That’s one of the data points in a Fidelity Charitable® survey focusing on three generations of business owners. The data shows that younger entrepreneurs have different approaches to business and to philanthropy than those who came before them. Millennial entrepreneurs […]

One Departure, One Arrival At United Ways...

As one of the nation’s largest United Way affiliates welcomed a new president and CEO, another announced the retirement of its chief executive. United Way of Greater Houston announced on Thursday that Anna Babin will step down when her successor is hired, no later than the end of the fiscal year, March 31. She has […]