Barack Obama

Mar 25, 2009

Tax plan could hurt charities

President Obama’s proposal to limit charitable deductions for wealthy Americans could mean a $9 billion drop in giving, one expert says.

Mar 16, 2009

Tax plan not seen swaying wealthy givers

Changes in the charitable-deduction rate and the estate tax will have little effect on most wealthy givers, a new study says.

Mar 3, 2009

Nonprofits weigh in on Obama budget

As nonprofit leaders begin to digest the details of the president’s $3.55 trillion budget, both praise and criticism emerge.

Feb 3, 2009

VolunteerMatch teams with Google Earth

The new partnership will allow web users to view aerial maps of VolunteerMatch’s list of thousands of volunteer opportunities.

Jan 15, 2009

Obama gets advice on working with nonprofits

To help boost collaboration between government and nonprofits, a national nonprofit group has issued recommendations for helping nonprofits weather the economic downturn.

Jan 15, 2009

Campaign calls Americans to serve

A new public-service advertising campaign, launched by the Presidential Inauguration Committee and the Advertising Council, aims to inspire U.S. citizens to volunteer.

Dec 18, 2008

Websites team up for social change

MySpace and Change.org have unveiled ‘Ideas for Change in America,’ an online effort that lets Internet users share their ideas for resolving the most pressing issues in the U.S.

Oct 1, 2008

Coalition aims to link service with ideas

At the ServiceNation Summit, marking the seventh anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, America Forward focused on linking innovative ideas with a strong desire to serve.