Volume 27, Issue 6
Young Tech Donors Take Leading Role in Philanthropy 50
Twelve of America’s most generous donors, including Jan Koum, the 38-year-old founder of the messaging company WhatsApp, are in Silicon Valley and beyond, and many are under 40.
Client Communication Helps Boarding School Shift Gears Quickly in Response to Ebola
More Than Me, an American charity, relied on its long commitment to communicating with constituents when the crisis struck.
How Nonprofits Persuade Their Boards to Spend More on Fundraising
Showing the potential for strong returns and establishing close ties with the CFO are among the ways top fundraisers get bosses and boards to spend more.
Questions Nonprofits Should Ask Before Seeking Feedback From the People They Serve
Charities need to think about what would motivate clients to share their opinions and their experiences and how the information will be used.
Court Orders IRS to Release Computer-Readable Charity Tax Forms
A nonprofit advocate today won a victory in his battle to force the tax agency to make information about tax-exempt groups more accessible.
New Easter Seals Leader Seeks to Make Organization Relevant to Today’s Donors
Randy Rutta, who has worked at the charity for more than three decades, is focusing on raising money from people in their mid 30s and 40s.
Environmental Leader Is an Outsider With Expertise in Policy and Nature
Rhea Suh, a former top government official and grant maker, becomes the first Asian-American to head the Natural Resources Defense Council.
‘The New Yorker’ Spotlights a Bloomberg-Financed Effort to Close the ‘Word Gap’
Providence Talks, which coaches low-income parents to promote language development in their young children by talking to them more, is showing early signs of success.
Opinion: Watchdog vs. Self-Promotion: Why Donor Lists Matter
Competition over who gave the most has been with us since Carnegie and Rockefeller, but now rankings reflect tough questions about philanthropy itself.
Opinion: Foundations Can Help Transform How We Care for Aging Americans
Let’s apply social networking concepts to how we help social-service groups and others care for a fast-growing part of our population.