September 21, 2017
Mexican rescue operation uses typically small men and women volunteers known for their bravery and skill to pull people to safety; and Houston arts groups are struggling to find a new venue after theater is damaged. In other news, a dispute between Kenneth Cole and Harvey Weinstein has rocked a prominent AIDS group, and Alice Walton has launched a new venture to lend artwork.
September 20, 2017
In other news, Harvard's endowment posts an 8 percent return, immigrant hurricane victims seek safety in churches, North Texas Giving Day brings in $39 million in 18 hours, Sen. Charles Grassley says hospitals don't provide enough charity care, and Eric Trump apparently still attends events for his old charity after promising to stop raising money for it.
September 18, 2017
Also, storm recovery is vastly different for rich and poor. In other news, impact investing is rising fast thanks to millennials; political events replace charity galas at Trump properties; neurological research says giving really does make people feel good; Humble Bundle brings in $100 million for charity; and the Holocaust Museum finds itself at the center of a debate on the Syrian civil war.
September 15, 2017
New data shows that the ACLU, Southern Poverty Law Center, and other groups that have been prominent in fighting the president’s policies have been big beneficiaries of those gifts.
September 13, 2017
Donors age 55 and up made nearly half of all online gifts in 2016 that were not part of a peer-to-peer or giving-day campaign, according to Kimbia’s study.
September 12, 2017
Nonprofits in 16 European countries will soon be able to use the tools, including donate buttons that can be placed on page headers, individual posts, and live video feeds.
September 07, 2017
To attract more gifts from affluent donors, fundraisers should ask them to support specific projects and avoid asking for unrestricted dollars, says Penelope Burk, who conducted the study.
September 06, 2017
Highlighting a donor’s ability to make a difference as an individual produced more giving among upper-income people than appeals to uniting for a common cause.
August 30, 2017
The site has pulled far ahead of the crowd in terms of its power to raise money for charity, and video is increasingly important, says a top fundraiser for the Humane Society. Instagram and Twitter are a distant second and third.