2.11.19 US News
Guidestar and the Foundation Center merge to form Candid, Airstream matches donations up to $25,000 given to the National Forest Foundation to support Campsite Cleanup Campaign, Central Scholarship's first Executive Director, Margie Black Warres, dies at age 100, Young People's Chorus of New York City hosts Annual Gala Benefit Concert and Dinner in March, and more.
8.3.15 US Nonprofit News
Robin Hood Foundation awards $250,000 grant to Services for the UnderServed, Grantmakers for Effective Organizations and Philanthropy Southwest to host The Collaboration Conference, Forbes announces $1 million global social impact Change-the-World Social Entrepreneurs Competition, and more.
Nonprofits: Master ‘medium data’ before tackling Big Data
Philanthropy will always be emotional and personal, but recent research shows that the right information systems can help direct billions of dollars to proven high-performers — and away from organizations unable or unwilling to prove their effectiveness.
Slide in fundraising slows
Compared to last year, the decline in fundraising revenue spurred by the recession is slowing but still has not rebounded to pre-recession levels, a new study says.
Economy still pounding nonprofits
Contributions in the first five months of 2010 fell at 40 percent of charities, grew at 30 percent and were flat at 28 percent, a new survey says.
Nonprofits continue to struggle
Demand continues to increase, contributions continue to fall, and almost one in 10 nonprofits say they are in danger of folding, a new survey says.
More nonprofits report drop in giving
The percentage of nonprofits reporting lower contributions grew to 52 percent in the five months through February from 34 percent for the nine months through last September.
Nonprofits urged to be more open
Almost all nonprofits have websites, but few post enough information about themselves and their operations, a new report from GuideStar says.
The verdict on cooperative fundraising
While some nonprofit professionals view collaboration as the future of fundraising, others think the concept is too idealistic for the real world.
Advice to grantseekers from grantmakers
In an article published by GuideStar, prominent grantmakers share their best advice on how applicants can boost their chances of getting funding.