10.26.15 International Nonprofit News
Norwegian Air’s passengers have donated more than $200,000 to UNICEF, Landesa helps 53 women in Kalahandi receive land titles to their own land, Takaful Fifth Annual Conference will be held at Abu Dhabi University November 4th and 5th, and more.
7.6.15 US Nonprofit News
The Navient Foundation awards grant to Luzerne County Head Start, the Desmond Tutu Peace Foundation appoints new Executive Director, Catholic Charities USA’s Annual Gathering to take place in September, and more.
Habitat chief urges commitment, flexibility
In uncertain times, Habitat for Humanity affiliates must be true to their calling, look for opportunity in crisis, and be open to change, Habitat International CEO Jonathan Reckford told Habitat leaders at a training session at N.C. State University.
Habitat affiliate invests in technology
Beginning in 2007, Habitat for Humanity Charlotte cast off its “hand-me-down” approach to technology and embarked on a journey that it says has transformed key elements of its operations by using technology more strategically.
Greensboro Habitat working as catalyst
Habitat Greensboro is expanding its focus and strategy to include not only building, renovating and weatherizing houses but also building partnerships to better strengthen neighborhoods.
Leadership skills paramount in wake of recession
With nonprofits across the U.S. diminished by the economic pounding of the last year-and-a-half, experts say building executives’ and boards’ ability to chart and maintain a long-term course is critical.
Convio logs record revenue in 2008
The Austin-based software provider says the faltering economy didn’t stop it from growing revenue by almost a third and turning a profit for the year.
Obama urged to boost nonprofits
A letter signed by more than 1,000 nonprofit and corporate leaders recommends a nonprofit-stimulus package to create jobs and help needy Americans weather the recession.