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Posted: 2017-02-24 14:57:17
Most nonprofits won’t be solicited by W-2 scammers, and most that are will ignore the emails. Unfortunately, it only takes one slip to open the door to potentially disastrous consequences. The...
Posted: 2017-02-24 14:54:46
As Texas considers privatizing foster care and child welfare, it should look to results in other states. It’s wishful thinking to believe the nonprofit sector can do it all. The post Texas...
Posted: 2017-02-24 14:53:42
Big data analysis can lead to natural as well as technological solutions to environmental problems. The post Nonprofits and Big Data: Using Quantification to Restore River Ecosystems appeared...
Posted: 2017-02-24 14:52:45
Sessions Reengages Private Prisons to “Meet Future Needs”
Nonprofits working together with government have curtailed some of the over-incarceration in the federal prison system. Our new attorney general, though, clearly anticipates filling the prisons...
Posted: 2017-02-24 14:51:47
Ivy League Slavery Links Expose Dangerous History of Corporate “Philanthropy”
A new book asks some big, uncomfortable questions as it exposes how the very foundations of major American universities are deeply “rooted in the barbaric slave trade.” The post Ivy League...
Posted: 2017-02-24 14:51:03
Pope Suggests Greedy Christians Give Religion a Bad Name
Is it better to be an atheist who does good deeds than a Catholic who does not? Pope Francis’s words are in line with his teaching about stewardship and service and cut through the din of rhetoric...
Posted: 2017-02-24 14:47:56
Trump’s Election, Race & Culture: The “Ignored” Factor
Why did white voters support Donald Trump in large numbers? One report suggests the relevant issues are not jobs and finances, but race and cultural norms. The post Trump’s Election, Race &...
Posted: 2017-02-23 15:16:04
Georgia Charities Risk Losing Millions to One Philanthropy’s Risky Investment Strategy
The investment strategies of philanthropy affect communities and nonprofits in many different ways. Should the Robert W. Woodruff Foundation stake 85% of its assets on a Coke and a smile? The...
Posted: 2017-02-23 15:14:22
The 16 Ways Your 990 Informs on You
Many nonprofit leaders leave their 990s to their tax preparers. But more and more donors are examining the form as part of their due diligence. By using their returns to educate and clarify,...
Posted: 2017-02-23 15:13:25
Pruitt Vows to Stick to the Law at EPA as FOIA Emails Reveal Fossil Fuel Ties
Pruitt’s quixotic quest to tear down the EPA could finally be bearing fruit. The post Pruitt Vows to Stick to the Law at EPA as FOIA Emails Reveal Fossil Fuel Ties appeared first on Non Profit...

Posted: 2017-02-22 15:12:22
Increases in online giving outpaced overall giving nearly eight-fold in 2016, 7.9 percent versus a paltry 1 percent. Though still representing just a fraction of…
Posted: 2017-02-21 17:28:18
With Republicans back in control of both Congress and the White House, several federal agencies that are routinely targeted for spending cuts appear to be…
Posted: 2017-02-16 16:53:54
Contributions to the National Philanthropic Trust shot up to $1.7 billion in 2016, a 72-percent increase from 2015. The spike was likely a result of…
Posted: 2017-02-14 16:18:30
Millennial Donors Want Transparency From You
Reaching out to the largest generation in history is worth your effort, but first you must appreciate their values — especially transparency — according to…
Posted: 2017-02-14 16:18:23
A Valentine Story: Most Couples Decide On Giving Together
More than 80 percent of donors make giving decisions as a couple and on average only 11 percent said they disagree on those decisions, according…
Posted: 2017-02-13 20:23:53
Besser To Replace Lavizzo-Mourey At RWJF
Richard Besser, M.D., former acting director for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and ABC News’ current chief health and medical editor, will…
Posted: 2017-02-13 15:23:56
Opinion: It’s Time For National NPOs To Work Locally
The inauguration has taken place and yet the sun still came up. Not an election cycle goes by without one side or the other getting…
Posted: 2017-02-07 16:44:42
Higher Ed Fundraising Hits Another Record
Charitable giving to American colleges and universities reached the $41 billion mark in 2016, eclipsing 2015’s record of $40.3 billion. The sum represents a 0.4…
Posted: 2017-02-07 14:40:36
New Options Evolving For Fundraising Via Facebook
The New Year is already more than a month old and though lines at the local gym and health-food store are already shorter than they…
Posted: 2017-02-03 15:08:41
Fidelity, Vanguard, Schwab Passed Along $5.7 Billion
As giving to donor-advised funds (DAF) continues to grow so does grant-making by the charitable giving vehicles. This week, Fidelity Charitable reported a record $3.5…

Posted: 2017-02-24 17:30:00
In honor of what would have been Elizabeth Taylor's 85th birthday on February 27th, The Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation (ETAF) is releasing a short video today to celebrate her incredible legacy. Elizabeth...
Posted: 2017-02-24 16:00:00
Fresh from his Golden Globe and BAFTA wins for Manchester by the Sea, Casey Affleck has teamed up with PETA for a new video calling on families to avoid circuses that use live animals. Video:...
Posted: 2017-02-24 14:30:00
Vanity Fair and Barneys New York hosted a private dinner at Chateau Marmont in West Hollywood on Wednesday to honor “La La Land” director Damien Chazelle along with the cast of the...
Posted: 2017-02-24 13:00:00
Vivienne Westwood Creates Sustainable Gown For Priyanka Bose
Suzy Amis Cameron’s Eighth Annual Red Carpet Green Dress campaign, in partnership with Atelier Swarovski, has revealed that respected fashion brand Vivienne Westwood will create a custom-made...
Posted: 2017-02-24 11:30:00
Helen Mirren Helps The Prince's Trust and L'Oréal Paris Launch All Worth It
The Prince's Trust and L’Oréal Paris have announced the launch of their ‘All Worth It’ programme which aims to turn self-doubt into self-worth, as new figures show that...
Posted: 2017-02-24 11:00:00
Spotlight: Ricky Martin's Charity Work
Martin hosted a dinner to benefit his foundation (with the funds from the dinner going to help children in areas affected by Hurricane Katrina) as part of the Godiva Celebrity Charity Dinner...
Posted: 2017-02-24 10:00:00
Spotlight: American Diabetes Association's Celebrity Supporters
The mission of the Association is to prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes. To fulfill this mission, the American Diabetes Association funds research,...
Posted: 2017-02-23 17:30:00
Duchess Of Cambridge Visits Action For Children In Wales
The Duchess of Cambridge visited two Action for Children projects supporting vulnerable families in Wales this week, her first engagements with the charity since becoming its Patron in December...
Posted: 2017-02-23 16:00:00
Jamie Oliver Joins The Duchess Of Cornwall For Launch Of The Great Get Together
The Duchess of Cornwall, Patron, The Big Lunch, hosted a reception at Clarence House this week to mark the launch of The Great Get Together, an initiative that encourages people to get together...
Posted: 2017-02-23 14:30:00
Academy Award-Nominated Film LION To Be Honored At 2017 Gala for Child Protection
The International Centre for Missing & Exploited Children (ICMEC), a non-profit organization that advocates, trains and collaborates with global partners to protect children from sexual...

Posted: 2017-02-24 23:04:38
<br>Wonderful, surprising, and happy things happened all over the world this week. No, really! Take, for example a new migraine-preventing drug that could one day help millions of people....
Posted: 2017-02-24 22:41:39
<br>Fans gathered at Austin's Bar & Grill in Olathe, Kansas, to kick back and watch the Jayhawks secure their 13th consecutive Big 12 basketball title. But their good mood was interrupted...
Posted: 2017-02-24 20:23:48
<br>Marcellus watches people walk right by him every day.He has been homeless, living on the streets of Philadelphia, for about four-five years. Screenshot via Verizon. "Being homeless...
Posted: 2017-02-24 20:17:33
21 powerful photos from protests following Trump's anti-trans order.
Trans students' rights are at risk, but they aren't alone.<br> On Feb. 22, the Trump administration formally rescinded Obama-era guidelines protecting transgender students from discrimination...
Posted: 2017-02-24 18:05:46
A Republican, Christian mom of a trans child sounds off on Trump's bathroom order.
<br>Kimberly Shappley didn't vote for Barack Obama, but she recalls the exact moment she became grateful for him. A lifelong conservative Republican, Shappley found herself sobbing with...
Posted: 2017-02-23 23:27:25
17 delicious foods you can thank immigrants for.
<br>Immigrants are in the spotlight lately. And not in the good, Patti LuPone/Audra McDonald duet kind of way. LuPone (left) and McDonald (right). Photo by Drama League/Flickr. As promised,...
Posted: 2017-02-23 21:53:15
Kellyanne Conway brought 'alternative facts' about feminism to CPAC. Let's clear that up.
She may not be a feminist, and that's OK. But let's get a few things straight.<br>Many words can describe counselor to the president Kellyanne Conway, but "feminist" isn't one of them....
Posted: 2017-02-23 20:58:48
Trump just made bathrooms less safe for trans students. Here's what to do now.
Transgender kids desperately need our help.<br>On Feb. 22, 2017, President Trump reversed guidelines set by the Obama administration to protect transgender students in schools. The guidelines...
Posted: 2017-02-23 20:08:39
How to feed an extra 2 billion people by 2050? A shift in how we grow food.
<br>By 2050, the Earth's population is expected to hit 9 billion (!). That means we're going to need to get creative to feed 2 billion more mouths every day. How in the heck are we going...
Posted: 2017-02-23 20:07:33
These visually stunning posters were designed to show what already makes America great.
<br>Spoiler alert: America is already great. Image by Chris Lozos/Creative Action Network. In response to the tactics used by the current party in power, many groups and organizations...

Posted: 2017-02-26 03:21:28
It's like the crossover of e-bikes, with room for two and a capacity of almost 400 pounds.
Posted: 2017-02-24 21:58:04
And the prize for cutest marine mammal goes to ... ?
Posted: 2017-02-24 21:43:32
The Tenkiv Nexus modular renewable energy system can also use the sun's heat to power anything "for 1/13th the cost of existing solar panels and 1/5th the cost of fossil fuels."
Posted: 2017-02-24 19:38:44
18 great uses for the glorious box grater
From making homemade pasta and bread crumbs to cauliflower rice and so much more, the humble box grater is a genius, multi-talented workhorse.
Posted: 2017-02-24 19:35:00
Germany's environment minister says no more meat at official functions
Barbara Hendricks has taken a controversial meat-free stance in order to set a good example for climate protection.
Posted: 2017-02-24 16:40:43
One Big Home takes a nuanced look at America's McMansion problem (Review)
Filmed over the period of 12 years, this documentary on oversized 'trophy homes' and their effect on one community presents the issue from many angles.
Posted: 2017-02-24 15:00:00
Changing the narrative of “disposable” plastics
We need to see plastic for what it is: nearly-indestructible, highly polluted and far from disposable.
Posted: 2017-02-24 14:57:19
Where our kitchens came from and where they are going
How do you design a green, sustainable and healthy kitchen?
Posted: 2017-02-24 12:00:00
Net-zero solar powered tiny house could help ease city's affordable housing crisis (Video)
Built by students, this award-winning entry is designed to produce as much energy as it consumes.
Posted: 2017-02-24 11:38:00
Happy CSA Day!
The last Friday in February is a celebration of the direct-to-customer business model that allows small farmers to continue growing wonderful fresh food.

Posted: 2017-02-22 19:53:51
On Feb. 24, 2017, in response to requests from Lake County Public Health and Santa Clara County Better Health Pharmacy in San Jose, […] The post Emergency Update: Northern California Flooding...
Posted: 2017-02-21 18:12:48
BD Helping Build Healthy Communities™ Partnership Awarded for Helping Improve Care for Underserved Areas A partnership among BD (Becton Dickinson and Company) […] The post BD Partnership...
Posted: 2017-02-16 20:09:15
Six tornadoes tore through Louisiana on Feb. 7, leaving trails of devastation that stretch as far as 23 miles across. Thirty-nine people […] The post Emergency Update: Helping Louisiana...
Posted: 2017-02-15 00:31:22
Oroville Dam Crisis: With Evacuation Orders Lifted, Direct Relief Coordinates with State Officials on Response
As a long-serving member of the California Emergency Management Agency’s Business and Utility Operations Center (BUOC) — an association of private, public […] The post Oroville...
Posted: 2017-02-14 01:04:40
Louisiana Floods: Six Month Update on Direct Relief’s Response
In 2016, floodwaters damaged or destroyed the homes of tens of thousands of Louisiana residents. To assist in the recovery, Direct Relief sent 139 shipments […] The post Louisiana Floods:...
Posted: 2017-02-14 01:04:40
Louisiana Floods: Six Month Update on Direct Relief’s Response
In 2016, floodwaters damaged or destroyed the homes of tens of thousands of Louisiana residents. To assist in the recovery, Direct Relief sent 139 shipments […] The post Louisiana Floods:...
Posted: 2017-02-13 20:09:53
Medical Aid Offered to Evacuees of Oroville Dam Area
Nearly 200,000 people have been told to evacuate the area surrounding the Oroville Dam in Northern California. Many were forced to leave their […] The post Medical Aid Offered to Evacuees...
Posted: 2017-02-08 22:05:20
Casa de la Amistad Convenes Pediatric Cancer Forum
AbbVie Foundation and Direct Relief Support Improved Access for Underserved Mexican Children MEXICO CITY, Feb. 8, 2017— Casa de la Amistad para […] The post Casa de la Amistad Convenes...
Posted: 2017-02-07 21:15:22
What a Difference a Person Can Make: a Conversation with Edna Adan
Edna Adan has made helping mothers and babies the mission of her life, and does so in her homeland of Somaliland, where […] The post What a Difference a Person Can Make: a Conversation...
Posted: 2017-02-02 17:00:14
Protecting Front-Line Health Workers from Infectious Disease in Rural Haiti #HelptheHelpers
In early December, a little boy arrived at the gates of St. Boniface Hospital nestled between his mother and father on a […] The post Protecting Front-Line Health Workers from Infectious...

Posted: 2017-02-24 21:00:00
Dr. Mark Erdmann has described 100 fish species that are new to science. Here are his favorites.
Posted: 2017-02-23 15:00:00
News you might have missed from the world of conservation.
Posted: 2017-02-22 15:00:00
Two new studies reveal that when it comes to managing fish populations, traditional knowledge can be as important as science.
Posted: 2017-02-15 20:00:00
‘Aha’ moment: A missing link in an island forest
How two weeks in a Nicaraguan forest caused one would-be primatologist to rethink her career path.
Posted: 2017-02-13 15:00:00
Mud, parrots and parasites: Filming the rainforest in virtual reality
One crew member counts down his most memorable moments from CI’s VR film shoot in Amazonia.
Posted: 2017-02-09 15:00:00
What we’re reading: Dangers of the pet trade, hope for the Arctic
News you might have missed from the world of conservation.
Posted: 2017-02-06 14:00:16
Indigenous-led conservation takes center stage in ‘Under the Canopy’
Follow indigenous guide Kamanja Penashekung deep into the forests of Amazonia in CI's latest virtual reality film.
Posted: 2017-02-03 16:51:57
Primates face greater extinction threat than any other large mammal group
Tropical forest destruction threatens 63 percent of the world's primate species with extinction. But experts say there's hope of reversing this trend.
Posted: 2017-02-02 15:00:00
MIT, CI scientists ‘hack’ climate solutions
Researchers are exploring the often invisible connections between technology and the environment — and making sure they work together.
Posted: 2017-01-31 20:00:26
Aboard a Hawaiian sailboat, new insights into root of ocean’s problems
CI's head of oceans, ʻAulani Wilhelm, is traveling through critical marine areas onboard a traditional Polynesian vessel.

Posted: 2017-02-23 19:26:28
International community must do more to end hunger and conflict in Cameroon, Chad, Niger, and Nigeriaby: Action Against Hunger USAFebruary 23, 2017Facebook Twitter Google+ ...
Posted: 2017-02-21 18:04:49
Famine declared for first time anywhere since 2011 Horn of Africa crisisby: Action Against Hunger USAFebruary 21, 2017Facebook Twitter Google+ Photo: Andrew Parsons/i-Images...
Posted: 2017-02-15 17:56:47
Action Against Hunger publishes comprehensive new guide to designing and implementing multisectoral programs to improve nutritionby: Action Against Hunger USAFebruary 15, 2017Facebook Twitter...
Posted: 2017-02-02 20:23:50
Constantine's Story: Democratic Republic of Congo
by: Action Against Hunger USAFebruary 2, 2017Facebook Twitter Google+ Photo: Constantine after receiving treatment in Kahemba. Action Against Hunger, Democratic...
Posted: 2017-01-31 12:34:25
Action Against Hunger Condemns Executive Order Halting Admission of Refugees
Decision slams the door on vulnerable women and children devastated by extreme violence and persecution by: Action Against Hunger USAJanuary 31, 2017Facebook Twitter Google+ ...

Posted: 2017-02-26 03:00:00
AAMC Undergraduate Research Programs are available for college undergraduates with a strong background in science. Summer internships in research are offered to students considering a research...
Posted: 2017-02-25 03:00:00
Anderson ZurMuehlen Internships are offered to college students currently enrolled in a degreed business or information technology program. Candidates must have a GPA of 3.0 or above in order...
Posted: 2017-02-24 03:00:00
NEIWPCC Internships are available to college students interested in working in an outdoor environment and learning about water quality and safety. Interns will work as Lake Champlain Boat Launch...
Posted: 2017-02-23 03:00:00
Venture Outdoors Internships
Venture Outdoors Internships are open to college students interested in working in the outdoor recreation field. Summer internships are available, as well as internships in the Spring and Fall.Summer...
Posted: 2017-02-22 03:00:00
SRP Internships
SRP Internships are offered through the Salt River Project (SRP) Agricultural Improvement and Power District in the state of Arizona. Candidates should have an interest in working within a large...
Posted: 2017-02-21 03:00:00
Chicago Coalition for the Homeless Internships
Chicago Coalition for the Homeless Internships are offered to college students, both undergraduate as well as graduate students. Internships give college students an opportunity to earn academic...
Posted: 2017-02-20 03:00:00
Alaska Public Media Internship
Alaska Public Media Internship offers a rich and rewarding paid summer internship for college students interested in a media-related career. Interns will work in a news department posting stories,...
Posted: 2017-02-19 03:00:00
Gap Medics Pre-Health Internships Abroad
Gap Medics Pre-Health Internships Abroad offers hospital-based medical internship shadowing programs abroad to students from all over the world. Programs are available for high school students...
Posted: 2017-02-18 03:00:00
Clinton Foundation Internship
Clinton Foundation Internship is open to current or rising undergraduate seniors, graduate students, and postgraduates who are in good academic standing. On some occasions, sophomores and juniors...
Posted: 2017-02-16 03:00:00
The Office of Barack and Michelle Obama Internship Program
The Office of Barack and Michelle Obama Internship Program is a 16-week internship program in Washington, D.C. This is an exciting summer internship opportunity for college students to work for...

Posted: 2017-02-26 13:00:00
By Alister Doyle, Reuters Ocean scientists will pick 50 coral reefs worldwide to test ways to limit damage from climate change, pollution and over-fishing that threatens to wipe out 90 percent...
Posted: 2017-02-25 13:00:00
By Calla Wahlquist, The Guardian Australian scientists are studying air pollution and cloud formation in Antarctica in an effort to understand how non-carbon aerosolised particles...
Posted: 2017-02-24 17:08:00
Addressing climate change using sound science is crucial not just for the U.S., but for the world. Unfortunately, that appears...
Posted: 2017-02-23 19:23:00
The U.S. is Poised to Set a Record-Setting Record
California's biblical deluge has occupied many a meteorologists’ mind this February. But another notable story is unfolding across the eastern U.S. Unseasonable warmth has kickstarted...
Posted: 2017-02-23 17:13:00
Senate Mulls ‘Kill Switch’ for Obama Methane Rule
The U.S. Senate is expected to vote soon on whether to use the Congressional Review Act to kill an Obama administration climate regulation that cuts methane emissions from oil and gas wells on...
Posted: 2017-02-22 18:29:00
This is What 4 Million Solar Panels Look Like From Space
On the Tibetan Plateau in eastern China, 4 million solar panels silently soak up the sun as part of the Longyangxia Dam Solar Park. It’s the largest solar farm in the world, spreading over...
Posted: 2017-02-21 21:15:00
Scientists Got a New Look at the Growing Larsen C Crack
It’s summer in Antarctica, which has scientists scurrying around the seventh continent carrying out various research experiments. That includes monitoring the massive crack that has spread...
Posted: 2017-02-19 13:00:00
Humans Are Changing Climate Faster Than Natural Forces
By Melissa Davey, The Guardian For the first time, researchers have developed a mathematical equation to describe the impact of human activity on the earth, finding people are causing the climate...
Posted: 2017-02-18 13:00:00
Wind Briefly Sets Record as Source for Electricity in U.S.
By Scott DiSavino, Reuters Wind briefly powered more than 50 percent of electric demand on Feb. 12, the 14-state Southwest Power Pool (SPP) said, for the first time on any North American power...
Posted: 2017-02-17 20:58:00
California Farmers Use Floodwater to Replenish Aquifers
As dam managers were draining water from a Northern Californian reservoir this week to avert what could have been one of the worst flood disasters in the state’s history, Southern California...