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Moore DM Group Picks Gretchen Littlefield As CEO...

DM Group has again hired away a leader from a leading firm in the nonprofit direct response industry. Gretchen Littlefield, president of Infogroup Media Solutions, is going to the Tulsa, Okla.-based firm as chief executive officer. Company founder Jim Moore will continue as chairman focusing on acquisitions and strategic growth. Geoffrey W. Peters will move […]

3 Top Officials Out At Southern Poverty Law Center...

Three top officials of the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) are now out in what is being characterized as a situation of workplace harassment, hostile workplace complaints and a lack of staff diversity. SPLC Co-Founder Morris Dees was fired. SPLC President Richard Cohen announced his resignation. Rhonda Brownstein, the organization’s legal director, also resigned although […]

Southern Poverty Law Center Fires Co-Founder Dees...

Morris Dees, the controversial co-founder of The Southern Poverty Law Center, was fired by the organization and the notification was delivered via email. The organization did not specify in a public statement why he was terminated. The 82-year-old co-founded the Montgomery, Ala., SPLC in 1971 with Joseph J. Levin, Jr., who still has “board emeritus” […]

Annual Red Kettle Drive Raised $142.7 Million...

Giving to The Salvation Army’s Red Kettle campaign was essentially flat across all channels for 2018. End-of-year-donations totaled $433.7 million between Nov. 1 and Dec. 31, down 0.85 percent from the $437.4 million reported for 2017, according to an announcement by The Salvation Army national headquarters in Alexandria, Va. Donations to the traditional Red Kettle […]

Nonprofit Magicians – Nothing Up Their Sleeves...

There are competing studies but the results are pretty close – giving increased between 1.5 percent and 1.6 percent during 2018. That puts charities behind the nation’s economic growth, which at this writing is still being tabulated by the federal government but projected to be about 2.6 percent. Even more troubling is that giving went […]

Female Fundraisers Still Earn Less Than Male Colleagues...

There is a 10 percent difference in salaries between male and female fundraisers, according to new research published by the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP). And, previous surveys indicate that the gender gap has not narrowed appreciably during the past 18 years. The research, based on more than 10,000 responses to AFP’s Compensation and Benefits […]