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Posted: 2019-01-18 15:28:49
The Edna McConnell Clark Foundation has become distinguished for its exploration of a new form of grantmaking: megagrants designed around nonprofit-directed working capital, funding for rigorous...
Posted: 2019-01-18 15:27:51
In France, leaders kick off a country-wide debate to quell the Yellow Vest protests. Is it a model for other regions responding to resistance movements, or a smokescreen?
Posted: 2019-01-18 15:27:34
In Chicago, three in four manufacturing firms are owned by people 55 and older. A majority of these firms lack succession plans. A new nonprofit-public sector partnership aims to change that...
Posted: 2019-01-18 15:26:46
Kaiser Makes First Investments from $200 Million Affordable Housing Fund
Kaiser Permanente, the nation’s largest nonprofit integrated healthcare system, is investing $200 million in housing to better address some of the social determinants of health that affect...
Posted: 2019-01-18 15:25:06
$18K Price Tag for a City’s Values: Modesto and Its Commitment to All Residents
The community values of Modesto, California are brought into question when a for-profit business is chosen for a city maintenance contract over a small nonprofit employing adults with disabilities.
Posted: 2019-01-17 15:50:44
Major Grant Goes to a Hoped-For Identity Change of Museum Boards
The leading museum trade association announces a $4 million grant-funded initiative to support a more diverse museum sector leadership at both the board and staff levels.
Posted: 2019-01-17 15:49:01
Court Documents Highlight Sackler Family Role in Promoting OxyContin Sales
A lawsuit by the Massachusetts attorney general reveals that Sackler family members—leading philanthropists in the US—were very “hands-on” at family-owned Purdue Pharma, a company that...
Posted: 2019-01-17 15:48:19
Agribusiness and Nonprofit Partnerships: Good-Faith Effort or PR Stunt?
A quick search into the NPQ annals reveals dozens of illuminating articles on the pros and cons of corporate-nonprofit relationships. Sponsorships of this sort are nothing new, but some partnerships...
Posted: 2019-01-17 15:47:37
The Struggle of One Small United Way Results in CEO Resignation
While large United Way chapters tend to get more press attention, the decline in workplace giving is affecting smaller chapters as well, as this case from Florida reveals.
Posted: 2019-01-17 15:45:50
Mississippi House Advances Bill to Allow Electric Co-ops to Build Broadband Networks
In Mississippi, a bill to empower the state’s rural electric co-ops to offer broadband service to underserved rural counties passes the state House of Representatives on a 115–3 vote. The...

Posted: 2019-01-16 15:00:44
Think Different. It’s more than just the slogan that Steve Jobs used to sell computers. It was his corporate philosophy – and it’s no accident…
Posted: 2019-01-15 20:31:33
The partial federal government shutdown became the longest in history over the weekend with hundreds of thousands of “non-essential” federal employees furloughed. Nonprofits have responded…
Posted: 2019-01-15 17:10:54
A presidential task force has recommended doing away with price caps on mail products, among a number of suggestions included in a report to put…
Posted: 2019-01-14 14:57:11
Disabled Vet Launches Border Wall Nonprofit
A combat-disabled U.S. Air Force veteran who started a GoFundMe page to help fund building the border wall now the center of a partial government…
Posted: 2019-01-11 14:17:45
Loose Nonprofit Network Feeds Hungry, Testing Business Models
On-the-job training is a standard in the restaurant business. The challenge for Jeff Williams at the Taste Project, a nonprofit restaurant in Fort Worth, Texas,…
Posted: 2019-01-04 20:43:26
Nonprofit Comp Target Of New IRS Interim Guidance
The partial federal government shutdown, which includes the U.S. Department of Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), did not stop the IRS from issuing…
Posted: 2019-01-04 19:22:59
Members Of Congress Opening Wallets During Closed Government
The ongoing partial federal government shutdown could be a boon to some charities. Several members of Congress have pledged their salaries to charities during the…
Posted: 2019-01-03 14:51:17
Blackbaud Buys YourCause For $157 Million
Blackbaud has purchased corporate social responsibility and employee engagement software YourCause for approximately $157 million. The acquisition closed yesterday. Charleston, S.C.-based Blackbaud...
Posted: 2018-12-28 14:15:42
TechSoup Lands $4 Million Loan, Launches Public Offering
TechSoup, a leading nonprofit facilitator of technology solutions to non-governmental organizations (NGOs) globally, has secured a $4-million loan from Nonprofit Finance Fund (NFF) to support...
Posted: 2018-12-26 15:42:59
FASB Proposes Update To Nonprofit Accounting Rules
The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) set a Feb. 18, 2019 deadline for comments on a proposed accounting standards update (ASU) on how nonprofits handle…

Posted: 2019-01-18 15:30:00
The LA Art Show is proud to announce that actress Kate Beckinsale will be the official host of the 2019 Opening Night Premiere Gala, being held at the Los Angeles Convention Center on Wednesday,...
Posted: 2019-01-18 14:00:00
The world famous Harlem Globetrotters announced today that the team is offering complimentary game tickets to any U.S. government employee currently on furlough to the 2019 Fan Powered North...
Posted: 2019-01-18 12:45:00
The Duchess of Sussex visited animal charity The Mayhew this week, in her first visit as Patron. Duchess of Sussex Visits The MayhewCredit/Copyright: Royal.ukWhilst Her Royal Highness was there,...
Posted: 2019-01-18 11:30:00
Project Save Our Surf Charity Adds Sponsor Kona Deep
Project Save Our Surf, a 501c3 charity, has announced a yearlong sponsorship with Kona Deep, a deep ocean bottled water company founded in Hawaii. The organizations will primarily be supporting...
Posted: 2019-01-18 11:00:00
Spotlight: Alan Cumming's Charity Work
Cumming is active in promoting and supporting a number of philanthropic causes. Alan is a patron of Norm-UK, a voluntary organization which attempts to advance the education of the public in...
Posted: 2019-01-18 10:00:00
Spotlight: Hope North's Celebrity Supporters
Hope North is educating and healing the young victims of Uganda’s civil war, including orphans and former child soldiers, empowering them to become voices for peace and development. Founded...
Posted: 2019-01-17 15:30:00
6th Anniversary Gold Meets Golden Event Shines Bright And Raises $50,000 For Angel City Games Charity
On Saturday January 5, 2019, Hollywood welcomed some of the world’s greatest athletes to celebrate their most Golden weekend. “Gold Meets Golden 6” was refreshed by The Coca-Cola...
Posted: 2019-01-17 14:00:00
The Duchess Of Sussex Visits Smart Works
The Duchess of Sussex visited Smart Works in London last week. Duchess of Sussex Visits Smart WorksCredit/Copyright: The visit follows the announcement that The Duchess is to become...
Posted: 2019-01-17 12:45:00
Elton John Writes In The Evening Standard: The Key To Ending The HIV Epidemic Lies In Cities Like Ours
In an issue of the London Evening Standard published last week, Elton John provided an update on the Elton John AIDS Foundation's new AIDSfree campaign to fund HIV prevention, testing, and...
Posted: 2019-01-17 11:45:00
Your Chance To Meet Vanessa Hudgens And Support The American Cancer Society
Written by Jennifer Conroy The American Cancer Society recently welcomed actress Vanessa Hudgens as their new ambassador. The actress is participating in an exclusive Super Bowl LIII weekend...

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Posted: 2019-01-18 20:37:13
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Posted: 2019-01-18 20:37:13
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Posted: 2019-01-18 20:37:13
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Posted: 2019-01-18 20:37:13
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Posted: 2019-01-18 20:59:46
High tech, meet ancient history.
Posted: 2019-01-18 20:16:19
Natural materials are the only ones that sequester carbon rather than producing it.
Posted: 2019-01-18 19:04:46
This bright pink wonder is small, but packs in quite a bit of the basics.
Posted: 2019-01-18 18:03:30
Of course technology isn't society's great equalizer
Tech companies are no different than other companies.
Posted: 2019-01-18 16:08:00
Want to save the world? Here's what you should eat
Scientists say this is the only way to feed 10 billion people without causing catastrophic damage to the planet.
Posted: 2019-01-18 15:21:11
Beautiful, historic town in Sicily is selling homes for $1
Sambuca, the "City of Splendor" is hoping to save its historic structures and revive a waning community.
Posted: 2019-01-18 14:39:24
Quorn launches vegan fish alternative
The expansion of plant-based meat and fish analogs marches on.
Posted: 2019-01-18 12:00:00
'A Year of Great Style' is the conscious woman's weekly wardrobe planner
This 52-week guide will teach you, step by step, how to put together fabulous outfits and do so sustainably.
Posted: 2019-01-18 11:00:00
Photo: Emperor penguin chick's first journey to sea
Our photo of the day comes from Terre Adélie, Antarctica.
Posted: 2019-01-17 19:49:42
Earth was probably purple billions of years ago, says NASA
Our blue-green Earth might have actually been a different color, thanks to this molecule.

Posted: 2019-01-17 21:34:58
After four years of war and subsequent famine and disease outbreaks, access to quality healthcare is extremely hard to come by for most Yemenis. The impact of the conflict in Yemen has been catastrophic....
Posted: 2019-01-16 16:57:56
A deadly Ebola outbreak, compounded by political upheaval and armed conflict, roils daily life in the Democratic Republic of Congo. But for staff at the Jericho Road Wellness Clinic in Goma,...
Posted: 2019-01-15 17:38:19
Direct Relief, BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) and the National Association of Free & Charitable Clinics (NAFC) selected 25 clinics from applicants across the country to take part in the...
Posted: 2019-01-10 19:46:15
Ending Obstetric Fistula, Together
From the plenary stage in Kathmandu, Nepal, at the conference for the International Society of Obstetric Fistula Surgery (ISOFS), a speaker opened his talk with an old proverb. “If you want...
Posted: 2019-01-09 21:00:19
Montecito Mudslides: One Year into the Recovery
A year ago, a brief, intense rainfall on the freshly scorched mountains above Montecito triggered a torrent of mud, debris and car-sized boulders that rushed downhill with tragic consequence....
Posted: 2018-12-31 21:27:53
2018: The Year in Pictures
2018 was another year defined by humanitarian crises and natural disasters of unprecedented scale, and Direct Relief again responded more expansively than ever before in its 70-year history –...
Posted: 2018-12-27 21:29:41
Earth’s Most Legendary Zelda Marathon Begins for Charity
Hundreds of thousands of video game enthusiasts from around the world will be tuning in this week to Zeldathon, a six-day, 136-hour gaming marathon that benefits Direct Relief. At Zeldathon,...
Posted: 2018-12-23 15:55:07
Emergency Alert: Deadly Tsunami Strikes Indonesia
A deadly tsunami struck in the vicinity of the Sunda Straight on Saturday, impacting the islands of Sumatra and Java, Indonesia. Indonesia’s disaster management agency, the BNPB, is reporting...
Posted: 2018-12-21 20:06:58
Butte County and Paradise City Firefighters Receive $500,000 for Emergency Gear
With evacuation orders lifted in Paradise after last month’s deadly Camp Fire, Direct Relief is supplying first responders with $500,000 in funding for specialized equipment such as off-road...

Posted: 2019-01-18 15:59:42
In memory of Mary Oliver, a renowned nature poet.
Posted: 2019-01-16 17:10:30
A 65 million-year-old species keeps being found in unusual places.
Posted: 2019-01-14 14:32:41
Human Nature shares three stories from the past week that you should know about.
Posted: 2019-01-09 14:01:07
The year ahead in climate change
A look ahead at climate change in 2019.
Posted: 2019-01-07 14:21:42
In case you missed it: 3 big stories from our world
Human Nature shares three stories from the past week that you should know about.
Posted: 2019-01-02 15:58:38
In case you missed it: 3 big stories from our world
Human Nature shares three stories from the past two weeks that you should know about.
Posted: 2018-12-28 14:28:42
Best of 2018: 3 things you didn’t know trees did for you
Human Nature looks into some of the benefits of forests that you might not know about.
Posted: 2018-12-26 14:30:46
Best of 2018: To save marine habitats, conservationists find natural ally: surfers
Hundreds of areas with world-class waves also contain a variety of diverse marine species.
Posted: 2018-12-24 14:00:45
Best of 2018: Satellite tags shed light on sea turtle treks
Knowing where the turtles go is the first step to protecting them.
Posted: 2018-12-21 14:23:32
Best of 2018: In a long-lost city, scientists find an ‘exuberance’ of life
A team of researchers led by Conservation International explored the biological treasures that exist in an inaccessible corner of Central America.

Posted: 2019-01-18 18:12:54
Nailed it.
Posted: 2019-01-18 03:39:11
The two men were skiing down a chute off Kachina Peak, a 12,481-foot (3,804-meter) mountain at the resort about 130 miles (210 km) north of Albuquerque.
Posted: 2019-01-17 22:43:24
The longest government shutdown in U.S. history hasn’t stopped the Trump administration from prioritizing fossil fuel development.
Posted: 2019-01-17 11:00:25
Climate Change Denial Is The Moral Choice That Defines Trump's GOP
It's the quintessential test of character and leadership.
Posted: 2019-01-17 01:17:45
Massive Great White Shark Takes Lunch Break In Oahu As Divers Watch In Awe
Some consider Deep Blue to be one of the biggest great white sharks ever filmed.
Posted: 2019-01-16 17:49:23
EPA Nominee Andrew Wheeler Downplays Climate Threat At Testy Confirmation Hearing
The former coal lobbyist's view of climate change hasn't changed much over the last two years.
Posted: 2019-01-16 17:08:10
Plogging Is The New Jogging
Plogging is the perfect workout routine for those who love exercise and the environment.
Posted: 2019-01-16 10:00:06
New U.S. Oil And Gas Drilling To Unleash 1,000 Coal Plants’ Worth Of Pollution By 2050
The great American fracking boom threatens to undermine efforts to avoid climate catastrophe in this century.
Posted: 2019-01-15 19:51:34
Romeo, The World's Loneliest Frog, May Have Finally Found His Juliet
Bolivian biologists spent 10 years looking for a mate for a lovelorn frog they feared was the last of his kind.
Posted: 2019-01-15 01:12:36
With Colorado High Court Setback, Fracking Activists Look To Continue Statehouse Fight
Despite losing one battle this week, fracking opponents have newfound political power after Colorado’s blue wave in the midterms.

Posted: 2019-01-14 06:44:03
Jeff Allen rewarded Dave Cochran for his random act of kindness with tickets to next Sunday's AFC Championship Game against the New England Patriots.

Posted: 2019-01-17 12:45:52
“Three Questions” is an American Red Cross in Greater New York blog series featuring staff, volunteers and partners who help carry out our humanitarian mission. Through these short interviews,...
Posted: 2019-01-15 14:04:53
Originally appeared on the Red Cross Gold Country Region blog.  It might seem that Joe Avila doesn’t have a lot to be grateful for, after losing everything he owned — ... The post After...
Posted: 2019-01-11 14:55:27
Each year, the Red Cross responds to an average of more than 62,000 disasters, and the majority of these are home fires. Although home fires are common, many fail to ... The post You’re More...
Posted: 2019-01-03 20:46:43
9 Things to Know Before You Donate Blood in 2019
January is National Blood Donor Month. It’s also a difficult time of year to collect blood donations due to snowstorms and flu season. Last January, the American Red Cross had ... The post...
Posted: 2018-12-31 16:53:15
QUIZ: What’s Your New Year’s Resolution?
As 2018 comes to a close, many of us are taking the time to self-reflect. We’re thinking about all of the experiences we had this year, all of the things ... The post QUIZ: What’s Your...
Posted: 2018-12-21 13:00:00
How to Prevent a Home Fire While Living with Roommates
I am a 22-year-old quickly approaching college graduation in May. One would think my housemates and I are aptly prepared and educated about living independently in our first house – ... The...