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Posted: 2018-04-20 15:00:46
FROM THE ARCHIVES: As we head into a time of uncertainty in terms of policies and funding streams, the wise nonprofit executive will be planning a session to help their board members understand...
Posted: 2018-04-20 14:32:58
In Louisiana, a state bill seeks to increase funding for public defenders, but only by cutting support for the nonprofits who support public defenders in their work. The amount at play? A paltry...
Posted: 2018-04-20 14:26:55
Fair housing remains the law of the land; advocates and policymakers still have work to do if it is to be realized.
Posted: 2018-04-20 14:22:13
California Attorney General: Hospitals Must Fulfill Their Charitable Obligations in Full
Attorney General Xavier Becerra has ordered three hospitals to meet their nonprofit commitments, which brings to a conclusion an issue from February.
Posted: 2018-04-20 14:18:33
The “Starbucks Incident” and How Nonprofits Are Implicated
Nonprofits are playing dual roles as savior and perpetrator in the “Starbucks Incident.” If we are real, we will look at the fact that while we demand to see Starbucks’ policies and push...
Posted: 2018-04-20 14:13:50
Crowdfunding Steps In when Memphis Loses State Funding after Confederate Statue Removal
This week, Tennessee lawmakers withdrew funding for the Memphis’ bicentennial celebration as punishment for the city’s removal of two Confederate statues from a public park without the legislature’s...
Posted: 2018-04-20 14:05:14
UK Finds Increase in All-White Boards among its Biggest Charities
In a bizarre parallel to recent findings by BoardSource in the United States, a study in the UK has found that, among the largest charities in England and Wales the proportion of charities with...
Posted: 2018-04-20 12:00:00
Problem Boards or Board Problem?
We're bringing this classic NPQ article back in preparation for a series next week on reconceptualizing governance for nonprofits.
Posted: 2018-04-19 14:56:40
Glassdoor Ratings and the Nonprofit Workplace
Internet-based rating sites may be highly imperfect indicators, but nonprofits and foundations ignore low workplace ratings at their peril. As the Silicon Valley Community Foundation is belatedly...
Posted: 2018-04-19 14:52:49
The Press Calls BS: A Media Rebellion for a New, Nonprofit Form
In the news media, tolerance of staff cutbacks is fraying, sparking an intensifying search for new business models, including a growing number of calls for nonprofit ownership.

Posted: 2018-04-20 16:19:49
The value of a volunteer hour continues to rise, up to $24.69 in 2017. The figure is a 2.3-percent increase from 2016 and is part…
Posted: 2018-04-17 20:36:03
The mobile fundraising platform OneCause has acquired Great Feats, a social engagement and fundraising product. Financial details were not disclosed. The addition of peer-to-peer social fundraising...
Posted: 2018-04-17 14:46:34
NEW ORLEANS — Two surveys on the economic health of philanthropy and released here at the annual international conference of the Association of Fundraising Professionals…
Posted: 2018-04-17 14:14:30
“Plannual” Giving” Encourages Annual Donors To Make Planned Gifts
You use many resources to encourage support for your organization’s mission. From special events to direct mail, your annual giving program is the foundation for…
Posted: 2018-04-17 14:13:44
Dallas Sisters Picked As Outstanding Youth Philanthropists
Isabelle, Katherine and Trinity Adams are sisters from Dallas, Texas, aged 14, 12 and 8, respectively. They raised more than $1.5 million to provide clean…
Posted: 2018-04-16 16:06:15
Toronto Fundraiser Wins International Award for Service
The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) awarded the Barbara Marion Award for Outstanding Leadership to AFP, the association’s highest volunteer and leadership recognition, to James…
Posted: 2018-04-16 16:06:13
Lynn Croneberger Picked As Outstanding Fundraising Professional
Lynn Croneberger, chief executive officer of SOS Children’s Villages-USA, the U.S. headquarters of SOS Children’s Villages International, was selected as the 2018 Outstanding Fundraising...
Posted: 2018-04-16 16:06:09
Sensitive Stewardship And Donors with Dementia
Donors older than age 65 give a disproportionately large percentage of total gifts in the U.S. In fact, according to multiple data sources, 47 percent…
Posted: 2018-04-13 18:44:28
Salsa Labs Acquired By Private Equity Firm
Salsa Labs, a nonprofit fundraising and marketing software provider, has been acquired by Accel-KKR. The tech-focused private equity firm, with operations in Menlo Park, Calif.,…
Posted: 2018-04-13 15:52:32
5 Minutes, 20 Slides Ignite Life, Tech Ideas At NTC
NEW ORLEANS, LA. – Check your assumptions. Use a P.S. in solicitation emails. Make incremental, continuous progress toward your goals. Take the time to learn…

Posted: 2018-04-20 17:00:00
Tech entrepreneur and creative innovator has been announced as a judge for the Chivas Venture – a global competition that gives away $1 million in no-strings funding every year...
Posted: 2018-04-20 15:30:00
The Elders today encouraged all political actors in Zimbabwe to deliver integrity and transparency across the country’s transition, including a level playing field ahead of the upcoming...
Posted: 2018-04-20 14:00:00
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Los Angeles (BBBSLA) hosts its annual Accessories for Success Scholarship Luncheon on Sunday, April 22nd at the Beverly Wilshire, Beverly Hills presented...
Posted: 2018-04-20 12:45:00
Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero is Saluted by Film Critics Nationwide as Americans Celebrate Their Furry Friends with National Pet Observances
As pet lovers celebrate their furry friends throughout the month of April — National Pet Day, April 11; Kids and Pet Day, April 26; and National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day April 30 — critics...
Posted: 2018-04-20 12:00:00
Video Spotlight: Lea Michele's Hollywood Spa Day with Madi | Make-A-Wish America
Madi, her mom, and her two best friends came to Los Angeles to spend a day with the talented Lea Michele. The ladies were pampered in true Hollywood fashion with an A-lister experience and spa...
Posted: 2018-04-20 11:00:00
Spotlight: Ricky Gervais's Charity Work
The comedian and writer committed the profits from a series of 2006 warm-up shows for his 2007 stand-up comedy tour to Macmillan Cancer Support. He has said that “about a million pounds”...
Posted: 2018-04-20 11:00:00
43rd Annual Gracie Awards Winners Announced by The Alliance for Women in Media Foundation
The Alliance for Women in Media Foundation (AWMF) announced the winners of the 43rd annual Gracie Awards to take place May 22 at the Four Seasons Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Los Angeles. The...
Posted: 2018-04-19 17:00:00
Parkland Teens To Speak At We Are Family Foundation 2018 Celebration Gala
We Are Family Foundation (WAFF) is honored to welcome Parkland teens Ariana Ali, Sarah Chadwick, Jack Macleod and Morgan Williams at its 2018 Celebration Gala on Friday, April 27 at the Hammerstein...
Posted: 2018-04-19 15:30:00
Chris Young Joins Aflac to Present First-Ever Aflac ACM Lifting Lives Honor for Excellence in Music Therapy
Aflac, the leader in voluntary insurance sales at U.S. worksites and exclusive insurance partner of the Academy of Country Music Awards, today announced that the inaugural Aflac ACM Lifting Lives...
Posted: 2018-04-19 14:00:00
Kimberly Williams-Paisley To Host 80s Dance Party To End Alz Benefiting The Alzheimer's Association
On Sunday, June 3, 2018, Kimberly Williams-Paisley and Blair Garner will host the second Nashville “Dance Party to End Alz” to benefit the Alzheimer’s Association. This...

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Posted: 2018-04-21 13:18:00
The aisle relies heavily on biodegradable plastics, which have serious drawbacks.
Posted: 2018-04-21 00:24:00
Daniel Webb's project is a profound reminder that "there is no away" when it comes to plastic trash.
Posted: 2018-04-20 18:58:21
That's the theme this year, according to the Earth Day network.
Posted: 2018-04-20 17:54:19
Vibrant van conversion raises awareness about endangered bees (Video)
This solar-powered van hides wildflower seed bombs and bee literature -- and it's available for rent.
Posted: 2018-04-20 17:51:34
Dolphins pre-plan their grocery shopping
These coolest of sea creatures know what they're doing.
Posted: 2018-04-20 17:33:54
Why working forests are the answer: five benefits of well-managed forests to appreciate this Earth Day
Happy Earth Day 2018! It’s estimated that there are about one trillion trees on Earth. Forests provide habitat for wildlife, clean the air we breathe, purify and regulate clean water sources,...
Posted: 2018-04-20 16:18:51
7 reasons to ditch packaged greens
Pre-washed bagged salads are convenient, for sure, but are they worth it?
Posted: 2018-04-20 15:23:50
Church in the Netherlands converted into transformer library: books by day, party room by night
"If knowledge has become a secular religion, public libraries are its parishes, mosques and synagogues."
Posted: 2018-04-20 13:01:26
This could be the last drone video flyover of Apple Park
Videographer Duncan Sinfield says "it's only a matter of time until the campus becomes shut-off to drones completely."
Posted: 2018-04-20 11:00:00
Photo: Allen's hummingbird nips on nectar
Our photo of the day seems to capture the impossible.

Posted: 2018-04-19 17:48:10
Direct Relief Direct Relief - (Español) When 85-year-old Don Andrés Rodríguez Rodríguez described the place where he grew up, he answered without hesitation. “Perfect, my community is...
Posted: 2018-04-13 17:52:27
Direct Relief Direct Relief - An attack on the Syrian town of Douma Saturday killed more than 40 people and injured hundreds, many of them women and children. […] Syrian NGOs Respond...
Posted: 2018-04-06 19:36:06
Direct Relief Direct Relief - Cholera originated in Asia, but now presents a global threat. This acute intestinal disease is biologically caused by exposure to the vibrio cholerae […] Emergency...
Posted: 2018-03-29 16:42:50
Health at the Sky’s Edge
Direct Relief Direct Relief - After driving six hours due west from Kathmandu, Nepal’s capital city, weaving along the heavily trafficked Prithvi Highway, a coursing corridor that […] Health...

Posted: 2018-04-20 15:48:54
Here are three things that no one is talking about this Earth Day.
Posted: 2018-04-19 17:04:08
Climate change can seem like an impossibly large problem — what can any one of us do? Three recent books can help point the way.
Posted: 2018-04-17 19:58:44
Brazil recently announced the creation of two marine protected areas totaling 900,000 square kilometers.
Posted: 2018-04-16 14:31:16
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: 2018-04-12 17:40:17
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: 2018-04-09 14:35:44
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: 2018-04-05 21:02:11
3 new scientific discoveries you should know about
Scientists prove that donations and funding for environmental projects do work and whales’ pasts can influence the future decisions they make.
Posted: 2018-04-04 19:56:02
‘My Africa’ field notes: Portraits of hope for Africa’s elephants
Here are some of our favorite photos taken at the Reteti Elephant Sanctuary, with stories about the elephants and the caregivers who look after them.
Posted: 2018-04-03 18:10:23
Voices of the Alto Mayo: Women in charge
María Hernández describes her life in the Alto Mayo and how it has changed since she and her sister, Maximila, signed a conservation agreement.
Posted: 2018-04-02 14:24:42
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: 2018-04-21 00:40:02
"To debunk science and walk away from it is ridiculous," the former mayor said.
Posted: 2018-04-20 21:30:43
In honor of Earth Day, we asked parents and conservationists for their advice.
Posted: 2018-04-20 19:35:25
According to an ethics agreement David Bernhardt signed, he's prohibited from participating in matters involving his former employer.
Posted: 2018-04-20 14:27:26
Gulf Residents Deserve The Full Truth About Oil Cleanup Chemicals
Eight years later, scientists are confirming the lasting impact of the BP oil spill -- and what may have made it worse.
Posted: 2018-04-19 21:57:23
Climate Change Lawsuits Are Moving Inland
Boulder and two Colorado counties are suing oil companies to pay for the damages of climate change.
Posted: 2018-04-19 21:56:24
Marijuana Industry Says Seniors Are The Next Budding Market
Baby boomers return to weed after many years away from it.
Posted: 2018-04-19 20:15:28
Oklahoma Wildfires Leave At Least 2 Dead, 20 Injured
More than 300,000 acres of land had been burned as of Wednesday evening.
Posted: 2018-04-19 17:29:47
This Young Environmental Activist Lives 500 Feet From A Drilling Site
“This is personal," says 25-year-old organizer Ashley Hernandez. "This is my home, this is my family, this is my health."
Posted: 2018-04-19 05:10:10
Historic Floods, Landslides Devastate The Hawaiian Island Of Kauai
The rains triggered flooding and landslides, causing "the worst natural disaster to occur on Kauai in 25 years."
Posted: 2018-04-19 00:59:49
The Great Barrier Reef Has Been Forever Changed By Global Warming, Scientists Warn
Rising temperatures in 2016 caused a catastrophic die-off of almost 30 percent of the iconic reef.

Posted: 2018-04-19 17:54:42
His former family asked a local animal shelter to euthanize him. They refused.
Posted: 2018-03-24 20:09:35
"Barks not bullets," read one sign.
Posted: 2018-03-23 12:03:19
🚨🚨 Cuteness alert. 🚨🚨

Posted: 2018-04-17 13:18:38
This National Volunteer Week, the Red Cross is grateful for the work and support of our volunteers. Nationally, the Red Cross has more than 300,000 volunteers, over 90 percent of ... The post...
Posted: 2018-04-16 13:15:31
As a law enforcement officer and paramedic for many years, I knew the importance of blood donations and emergency medical training. However, I was not a regular blood donor. Witnessing ... The...
Posted: 2018-04-06 13:01:43
April is the Month of the Military Child, a time when we honor the youngest members of military families for the sacrifices they make every day. This is especially important ... The post Celebrating...
Posted: 2018-04-05 16:19:09
Wacky Weather Terms with The Weather Channel’s Tom Niziol
Spring is finally here! Although we’re excited about the warmer weather and cool breezes, spring is also a season that’s known for unpredictable weather conditions. As we focus year-round...
Posted: 2018-03-28 13:00:14
Coach Blacklock of the Harlem Globetrotters: “The Red Cross is the Real Deal.”
Jimmy Blacklock, coach for the Harlem Globetrotters, was at home when a hurricane hit his community. He and his family had to be rescued from their home and taken to ... The post Coach Blacklock...
Posted: 2018-03-27 13:07:28
Four Simple Things You Can Do to Support Red Cross Giving Day
Tomorrow, March 28, is our fourth annual American Red Cross Giving Day! We hope you’ll join us and thousands of others across the country to help those who have lost ... The post Four Simple...