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ASAE Changes Certified Association Executive Program Requirements...

ASAE announced two changes to the Certified Association Executive (CAE) Program. The changes are updates to the Assessment System and Renewals Policy including the addition of an ethics requirement for renewal. These changes mean that the experience requirement for candidates who are employed as an association CEO, or in a C-suite level position, has been […]

Indictment In $6.7 Million IT Fraud At Charity...

A former information technology vice president allegedly stole some $6.7 million from a United Way affiliate over several years through a shell company he created. Imran Alrai of Windham, N.H., allegedly created a fictitious sample list of clients, generated fraudulent invoices, and passed off his father as a principal in a shell company he created, […]

Fundraisers Receive Top Awards From Peers...

Angel Aloma and Adrian White Slagle were honored with the most prestigious awards from the ANA Nonprofit Federation (ANANF), formerly the DMA Nonprofit Federation, at its annual Washington, D.C. conference. Angel Aloma ,executive director of Food for the Poor, received the 2019 Max Hart Nonprofit Achievement Award. White Slagle, director of new business and account […]

Charities Hit Record Sales On eBay...

A record of nearly $102 million was generated via auction and direct sales by nonprofits during 2018 through eBay for Charity, an increase exceeding 20 percent compared to the $84 million raised in 2017. More than 66,000 charities use the online auction platform, which has raised $911.4 million since 2003, approaching its goal of $1 […]

Foundation Center, GuideStar Merge, Creating Mega Data Portal...

The Foundation Center and GuideStar, the two largest data and information nonprofit organizations in the United States, are merging in a deal that took about two years to consummate but was at least a decade in the making. The organizations will be rebranded as Candid. (with a period). The two boards signed an agreement on […]

Girls Inc. Scores Super Bowl Ad...

The price of airtime would have been roughly $3.36 million but for Girls Inc., and its 81 affiliates in the United States and Canada, the impact of boosting its message of empowerment during the Super Bowl probably can’t be calculated. CBS Corporation, a long-term supporter of Girls Inc., will provide 20 seconds of airtime during […]

Higher Ed Endowments Continue Strong Gains...

College and university endowments returned an average 8.2 percent in 2018, down from 12.2 percent in the previous year, according to the latest annual survey by the National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO) and Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association of America (TIAA). The 2018 NACUBO-TIAA Study of Endowments (NTSE) spans July 2017 […]

Newseum Sells Building To Hopkins, Seeks New Home...

After years of financial challenges for the Newseum, the Freedom Forum has agreed to sell the Washington, D.C., museum’s building for $372.5 million to Johns Hopkins University. The deal is subject to all necessary regulatory approvals and the Newseum plans to remain open to the public through 2019 as it seeks a new home. The sale […]

Humane Society Picks New CEO After Upheaval...

The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) has a new leader, new board co-chairs, and continues work on its bylaws and updated governance principles roughly a year after its chief executive was pushed out amid complaints about workplace sexual harassment. Kitty Block, an attorney, has been acting chief executive. The acting title has been […]

Foundations, Estates Expected To Fuel Rise In Philanthropy...

Charitable giving should grow during the next two years, powered by giving from foundations and estates, according to a new study. Total giving is expected to grow by 3.4 percent and 4.1 percent, respectively, for 2019 and 2020, according to The Philanthropy Outlook 2019 & 2020. The report, released today, is researched and written by […]