Capacity Challenges of the Arts
The arts are integral to healthy and vibrant communities. Arts organizations need to focus on those investments that build capacity and funders of the arts need to support capacity initiatives through multi-year funding commitment and including administrative overhead in project funding.
First School of Philanthropy Proposed
The Indiana University Board of Trustees announced its approval for a School of Philanthropy housed at the Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis campus.
Digital communication can boost fundraising
With limited resources in the down economy, nonprofits can use digital technology to better understand and engage donors, an expert says.
Charlotte group inks deal with Indiana University
The agreement with Donor2 and its parent is believed to be the first ever by a major university to move toward a system-wide communications platform.
Indiana residents seen to trust nonprofits
Three in four Indiana residents have faith that state nonprofits will do what is right, says a survey by the Center on Philanthropy and the School of Public and Environmental Affairs at Indiana University.
Memphis nearly doubles U.S. giving average
Households in the Memphis area donated an average of $4,154 to charity in 2007, far outpacing the national average of $2,247, a new study says.
Fundraising confidence at 10-year low
U.S. nonprofit professionals have less confidence in current fundraising and lower expectations for future fundraising, a new report says.
Indiana sees drop in charitable giving
While the number of charitable givers in Indiana, and the total given, dipped slightly between 2003 and 2006, the state’s donors still give more than the national average, a new study says.
Volunteers seen as underused resource
By properly placing, training and recognizing volunteers, nonprofits can attract and retain a tremendous resource, a new article says.