Stories From 2009

Dec 30, 2009

Museums finish challenging year…

Museums finish challenging year; new allegations against ousted founder of Feed the Children; and more.

Dec 30, 2009

Habitat affiliates forming statewide group

To better coordinate their work, including fundraising, training and advocacy, the state’s Habitat affiliates are forming a statewide support organization.

Dec 30, 2009

L.A. funders predict lower giving

Most L.A.-area foundations expect giving to decrease this year and in 2010, a new study says.

Dec 29, 2009

Helping grantees survive in 2010

In the wake of the economic downturn, grantmakers must adjust to the ‘new normal’ in order to help nonprofits survive and emerge stronger in 2010.

Dec 29, 2009

Assessing brand value

The stronger a nonprofit’s brand, the more known it becomes and the more donors become willing to invest and stay loyal to the organization.

Dec 29, 2009

Publicly-funded: How much to disclose

In today’s environment, where transparency and trust are paramount, the more information you can provide, even if it is not required, the better.

Dec 29, 2009

Salvation Army major killed, robbed…

Salvation Army major killed, robbed; charities court supporters through social media; and more.

Dec 29, 2009

Constellation Energy Group Foundation gets $36M

As part of recently completed nuclear joint venture betweem Constellation Energy and EDF Group, $36 million contributed to Constellation Energy Group Foundation.

Dec 29, 2009

OneWest Bank creates foundatoin

OneWest Bank, FSB, created OneWest Foundation with $10 million contribution.

Dec 29, 2009

CVS Caremark event raises over $1.3M

2009 CVS Caremark Charity Classic raised over $1.3 million for local charities in Rhode Island and Massachusetts, bringing to over $13 million total the event has raised since its inception in 1999.