4.25.16 US Nonprofit News
The CFNWCT has awarded $10,400 to local organizations, AiP Conference on Philanthropy will be held in May, EnCorps launches a scholarship program, Lord & Taylor raise funds for Habitat for Humanity, Goldman Environmental Foundation award 6 for their grassroots efforts, Johns S and James L Knight Foundation awarded $5 million for 37 projects, and more.
4.18.16 US Nonprofit News
American Red Cross receives $500,000 in support of its No More Fire Deaths Campaign, Heartland Canines for Veterans named a charity of Petland, Inc., Girl Scouts' annual Dessert Before Dinner fundraiser to be held on September 10th, Camp To Belong will hold a weeklong summer camp series to reunite foster siblings, and more.
2.22.16 US Nonprofit News
UGG and Zappos partner to donate slippers to St. Judes, Women Leading the Future is accepting applications for its conference this June, NetGain Partnership promises $18 million to strengthen technology for good, Third Space Studios invites nonprofits for their Individual Donor Benchmark Project, Independence Blue Cross has invested over $6 million in the health of southeast PA, and more.
Nonprofit sector big and growing
The nonprofit sector is big, getting bigger, and dominated by big organizations, the health and education fields, and it has been whipsawed by big swings in charitable giving over the past decade, a new report says.
Net giving still trails pre-recession levels
Nonprofits in the U.S. did a better job in 2010 acquiring and keeping donors but continued to lose money because they still lost donors and secured gifts that were smaller than in 2009, a new report says.
Government work tough on N.C. nonprofits
Nonprofits across North Carolina are struggling to keep, manage and cover the costs of contracts they receive from federal, state and local governments, a new study says.
Government contracting hurts nonprofits
Human-service nonprofits reeling from the troubled economy are reporting “serious and widespread” problems with government contracts and grants, a new study says.
Few Latinos at California nonprofits
Latinos account for about 36 percent of the state’s population, but only about 28 percent of nonprofit staffers are Latino, a new study says.
Giving dips in N.C., but outpaces U.S.
While giving by North Carolina taxpayers who itemize deductions dipped slightly to $5.4 billion 2006, they remain more generous than Americans as a whole, a new study says.
Kellogg funds civil-society effort
The W.K. Kellogg Foundation is investing $200,000 in an initiative to better understand the factors that will shape America’s civil society in the next 20 years.