States eye ending some tax breaks for nonprofits
Facing revenue declines, a growing number of state and local governments are looking at ending some tax exemptions for nonprofits, The New York Times reported Feb. 27 (see tax exemption story).
Text-message fundraising gears up after Chile quake
Text-message fundraising, which generated over $40 million for relief efforts after the Haiti earthquake, again kicked into action in the wake of the Chile earthquake, The Washington Post reported Feb. 28 (see Chile mobile-giving story).
Measuring impact key issue in giving sector
Measuring nonprofits’ impact has become a key issue for the giving sector, The Wall Street Journal reported March 1 (see measuring impact story).
Global recession deals charity a double-whammy
The global recession has hit charities with rising demand for services and a slump in donations, The Wall Street Journal reported March 1 (see charity recession story).
CEOs of top two British banks giving bonuses to charity
The CEOs of Britain’s most profitable banks, HSBC and Standard Chartered, plan to give their multi-million-pound bonuses to charity, The Daily Mail reported March 1 (see CEO charity story).