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Association Members Seek Evolving Benefits...

Associations are doing better at attracting and keeping members at all generational levels but the up-and-coming Millennials and Gen Zers are least likely to be satisfied and planning to renew. But, those who feel extremely connected to an association tend to be more “extremely connected” than Gen Xers and Boomers. That is some of the […]

Littlefield, Vatne Honored for Marketing, Service To Nonprofits...

Two marketing executives with deep roots in nonprofit fundraising were among the honorees of the Direct Marketing Club of New York and its 35th annual Silver Apple Awards held at the Edison Ballroom in Times Square in New York City. Gretchen Littlefield, CEO of Moore DM Group in Tulsa, Okla., and Arlington, Va., and Britt […]

Rojas To Lead Marguerite Casey Foundation...

The Marguerite Casey Foundation (MCF) turned to its Board of Directors to find its next president and CEO. Board member Carmen Rojas, Ph.D., will succeed Luz Vega-Marquis as the next chief executive, effective June 1, 2020. She will join the Seattle, Wash.-based foundation from The Workers Lab, a nonprofit she founded in 2014. Vega-Marquis announced […]

Feeding America Hires COO...

Feeding America reached within its network of 200 food banks and 60,000 food pantries to find its next executive vice president and chief operating officer (COO). Katie Fitzgerald, CEO of the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma for the past three years, will begin as COO on Jan. 13 in Feeding America’s Chicago, Ill. national office. […]

Shah Joins Buttigieg Campaign...

Sonal Shah will take a leave of absence from the Beeck Center for Social Impact & Innovation at Georgetown University, to become national policy director for Pete Buttigieg presidential campaign. She is the founding executive director of the 5-year-old institution. The news has broke! As @SonalRShah embarks on her journey with @PeteButtigieg, we are excited […]

GEO Gets A New Chief Executive...

Marcus F. Walton, a nonprofit industry veteran, was unveiled as the new president and chief executive officer of Grantmakers for Effective Organizations (GEO) in Washington, D.C. Walton will assume the role in September and interim chief executive, J McCray, will return to his role as chief operating officer. The transition started when GEO founder and […]

2 Charities Win At MLB Home Run Derby...

New York Mets rookie Pete Alonso won Major League Baseball’s Home Run Derby last night during All-Star Game festivities in Cleveland, Ohio, securing a $1-million prize, a portion of which he plans to donate to charities benefiting veterans and first responders. The first baseman, who is second in Major League Baseball with 30 home runs […]

Bannon Picks Nonprofit Legal Expert...

Steve Bannon, the controversial former strategist for President Donald Trump, has reached into conservative nonprofit legal circles and reportedly hired the well-connected Cleta Mitchell to represent his new nonprofit. Mitchell is a partner at Foley & Lardner LLP in the Washington, D.C. She is a member of the firm’s Political Law Practice and has advised […]

Jeff Nickel Heading To Moore DM Group...

Fundraising industry veteran Jeff Nickel is joining Moore DM Group in the newly-created position of chief client development officer. Nickel most recently was executive vice president of TrueSense Marketing in Warrendale, Pa. Nickel will work across all of the Moore DM Group business units, accessing key company leadership to create unique donor marketing solutions for […]

Luz Vega-Marquis To Retire From Marguerite Casey Foundation...

Marguerite Casey Foundation founding President and CEO Luz Vega-Marquis announced she will retire in 2020 after leading the foundation since 2001. “Luz’s legacy is the thousands of families across the country who have, with Marguerite Casey Foundation’s support, created their own solutions for fighting poverty and building power,” said Freeman A. Hrabowski, III, chair of […]