5.26.15 US Nonprofit News
The Pershing Square Foundation supports Measures for Justice, the Christian Broadcasting Networking and Global Impact are providing aid in Nepal, Seventh Generation partners with Mamava, Global Impact launches Syrian Refugee Fund, and more.
As corporate giving bounces back, six things nonprofits need to know
Good news for nonprofits: After years of recession-battered budgets, corporate giving is rebounding. To best engage corporate donors, nonprofits need to understand six trends, says Judy Belk, senior vice president at Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors.
Economy seen affecting proxy votes
As foundations consider stewardship of their investments in public companies, finance-related issues are front and center for shareholders, a new report says.
Searching for grants in the recession
As foundation endowments shrink, experts say securing and retaining grants dollars may hinge on relationships and results.
Site evaluates colleges on sustainability
Based on the College Sustainability Report Card, GreenReportCard.org allows users to view schools’ grades in nine categories.
Foundations encouraged to vote proxies
A new toolkit for private foundations examines top shareholder issues and provides resources for this year’s proxy-voting season.
Two guides tackle the basics and the intermediates of mission-related investing, or investing assets to achieve both social and financial returns.
Guide explores mission-related investing
The emerging practice of mission-related investing, or investing assets to achieve social and financial returns alike, is the focus of a new guide.