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Apr 18, 2013

04.18.13: US News Bits

The National 4-H Council receives a grant from Monsanto; the Foundation Center names a new senior fellow; GE Foundation launches community health program; Kraft celebrates National Volunteer Week, and more.

Sep 6, 2011

Nonprofit employment up in downturn

Nonprofit jobs, accounting for nearly 10 percent of all private workers in the U.S., grew nearly 1 percent in 2010, the third straight year of growth in the face of the economic downturn, when nonprofit jobs grew 5 percent, a new report says.

Jan 21, 2011

Nonprofits urged to improve advocacy

Nonprofit should look internally to boost their advocacy, while coalitions, funders and policymakers should adjust their positions on advocacy and lobbying, a new report says.

Jan 19, 2011

Nonprofit jobs grow in Michigan

The nonprofit sector has served as a rare engine of job growth in Michigan over the past 10 years, a role it has continued to play in the recent recession, a recent report says.

Jan 7, 2011

Nonprofits not satisfied on tech use

Nonprofits are doing a good job keeping up with technological change but still are not satisfied with their current level of information technology, a new survey says.

Jul 19, 2010

Nonprofits running on empty

Nonprofits and their employees are “stretched to the breaking point” by the troubled economy, and although adapting to the strain and digging deep to address rising demand for services, they need some relief to sustain their work, a new report says.

Feb 6, 2009

Crisis spurs $116 million in grants

As the recession rages on, U.S. foundations are stepping up, awarding grants to combat the mortgage crisis and provide needed food and shelter.

Jan 20, 2009

Effort aims to map global volunteering

To better understand and promote volunteerism worldwide, guidelines are set to be published this fall outlining how to measure the contributions of volunteers.