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Give OUT Day Raised $1.1 Million for LGBTQ Nonprofits...

Give OUT Day (www.giveoutday.org) — the only national day of giving for the LGBTQ community — raised more than $1.1 million for greater than 475 participating nonprofits. Held on April 18, Give OUT Day raised $1,132,970 for nonprofits from all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and for the first time, Puerto Rico. Give OUT […]

Woman Murdered After Nonprofit Posts Man’s Bail...

Bail went from $5,000 to $1 million for a man who allegedly murdered his spouse shortly after a nonprofit posted his bail on a domestic violence case. Samuel Lee Scott, 54, of Saint Louis, Mo., was arrested for domestic assault, a misdemeanor, after allegedly hitting his wife, Marcia Johnson and inflicting injuries to her face, […]

Salesforce.org Being Folded Into Parent Firm...

The Salesforce.org social enterprise of cloud software giant Salesforce is being melded back into the company and Salesforce is paying $300 million to make it happen. The firm has been selling customer or constituent relationship software at a discount or giving it away with nonprofits eventually paying various service fees. Salesforce.org will convert from a […]

Special Events: They Just Don’t Happen...

Planning a donor cultivation event takes time and planning. One element of the planning is why you are holding the event. You’d think it’s about the money. It isn’t. Linda Lysakowski, ACFRE, spoke about donor cultivation events during the recent annual international conference of the Association of Fundraising Professionals held in San Antonio, Texas. Often […]

Volunteer Time Value Hits All-Time High...

The value of a volunteer’s time hit an all-time high during 2018 at $25.43 an hour, up 3 percent from 2017. It’s an increase of 20.3 percent since 2008 when the rate was $20.25. An estimated 63 million Americans volunteer roughly 8 billion hours of their time, contributing approximately $203.4 billion in time to nonprofit […]

NPOs To Get First Crack At Residential Real Estate...

Legislation that would put nonprofits at the front of the line to buy multi-family buildings in San Francisco is expected to easily win approval from the San Francisco Board of Supervisors. It’s called the Community Opportunity to Purchase Act (COPA). The right of first refusal would be given to nonprofits on multi-family buildings which landlords […]

Community Brands Buys Attendee Interactive...

Community Brands has made its third acquisition in the nonprofit event space in just the past two weeks, acquiring Attendee Interactive, a Marriottsville, Md., company specializing in conference planning and event management. Attendee Interactive provides content solutions for managing event websites, speakers, session abstracts, and continuing education accreditation. The self-service tools are made available to […]

Risk Management: Your Coffee Pot Is Dangerous...

Threats to your organization can come in many forms. Sure, it can be a headline-grabbing storm of some kind or an attention-getting bomb threat, or perhaps a hacker. But it also can come in the form of something as seemingly innocuous as a power outage, water leak or coffee machine. And yet, three out of […]

Special Olympics Has Had Gold Medal Fundraising...

Special Olympics has been in the spotlight the past week over proposed federal funding cuts. Federal grant money is but a fraction of the funds raised each year by the national organization, which has some 51 affiliates. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos was grilled about a proposed $18-million cut in federal grants to the Special […]

Best Nonprofits To Work For: Flexibility, Benefits And Feeling Appreciated Key Top Nonprofits...

“One thing we’re big on here is data analytics,” said Eric Dill, senior vice president, human resources, at American Arbitration Association (AAA). Just don’t call it “Moneyball” for nonprofits. “We may have great ideas but we need to sell that to a wide group of individuals,” he said. Senior executives and leadership have a global […]