PicoFeed The Chronicle of Philanthropy https://philanthropy.com/ 2017-04-24T16:57:26-04:00 The Chronicle of Philanthropy Daily News Roundup: Tom Brady's Trust Gets Millions From Charity He Backs https://www.philanthropy.com/article/Daily-News-Roundup-Tom/239879 2017-04-24T09:17:00-04:00 Plus, the Bay Area property boom begins hitting Oakland nonprofits' pocketbooks, and this year's winners of the activism-honoring Goldman Environmental Prize are announced. Daily News Roundup: How a Boston Bombing Survivor Pays It Forward https://www.philanthropy.com/article/Daily-News-Roundup-How-a/239811 2017-04-17T10:21:00-04:00 Far-flung donor support that helped her recover from injuries suffered in the 2013 attack inspired Brittany Loring to help victims of traumas that receve far less public attention. Also, the Pittsburgh Foundation reaps a Trump bump in giving, and Egypt frees a long-detained American charity worker. 5 Musts for Establishing a Major-Gift Program https://www.philanthropy.com/resources/checklist/5-musts-for-establishing-a-maj/6270/ 2017-04-12T10:00:00-04:00 If you’re just getting started seeking gifts from wealthy donors, begin by preparing your board and inviting volunteers to join campaign committees. By Emily Lang Tools for Times of Budget Cuts and Belt Tightening https://www.philanthropy.com/article/Tools-for-Times-of-Budget-Cuts/239688 2017-04-04T10:03:00-04:00 A collection of case studies, fundraising advice, and other resources for managing nonprofit finances in tough times. How Today's Stars are Raising Charitable Dollars Online https://www.philanthropy.com/specialreport/how-todays-stars-are-raising/134 2017-04-04T08:00:00-04:00 Several for-profit companies are making it easy for nonprofits big and small to connect with celebrities to raise money. But there are pitfalls, and it's often not clear who benefits the most. Stars Align for Small Charities to Raise Big Money Online https://www.philanthropy.com/article/Stars-Align-for-Small/239669 2017-04-04T07:59:59-04:00 Several for-profit companies are making it easy for nonprofits to connect with A-list celebrities for digital campaigns. But there are pitfalls, and it's often not clear who benefits the most. By Megan O’Neil What It Takes to Make Charity-Celebrity Partnerships Work https://www.philanthropy.com/article/What-It-Takes-to-Make/239671 2017-04-04T07:59:57-04:00 Charity leaders and the stars themselves dish about the ins and outs of working with big names to raise big money. By Megan O’Neil Daily News Roundup: Senate Kills Rule to Protect Planned Parenthood Funding https://www.philanthropy.com/article/Daily-News-Roundup-Senate/239667 2017-03-31T10:08:00-04:00 Also, Hungary's government targets a George Soros-endowed university in Budapest, and Facebook co-founder Dustin Moskovitz backs a nonprofit that seeks to steer money to charity when entrepreneurs exit their businesses with lucrative payouts. Tips and Tools for Building Strong Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Programs https://www.philanthropy.com/resources/toolkit/tips-and-tools-for-building-st/133 2017-03-29T00:00:00-04:00 A collection of resources to help nonprofits attract loyal volunteer fundraisers and build a strong sense of community among supporters. Charity Leader Sees New Urgency for Global Outreach in Trump Era https://www.philanthropy.com/article/Charity-Leader-Sees-New/239616 2017-03-28T09:00:00-04:00 Sean Callahan, the new head of Catholic Relief Services, is determined to make private donors and government officials alike understand the value of American assistance to the world’s most vulnerable populations. By Megan O’Neil Daily News Roundup: Komen Me. Chapter Closes as Race Giving Dwindles https://www.philanthropy.com/article/Daily-News-Roundup-Komen-Me/239569 2017-03-23T10:04:00-04:00 The breast-cancer charity's Maine affiliate pinned financial straits on shrinking Race for the Cure revenue. Also, new research shows a persistent gender gap in leadership at major art museums, and Mike Huckabee defends the National Endowment for the Arts. 6 Must-Haves for a Successful Peer-to-Peer Program https://www.philanthropy.com/resources/checklist/6-must-haves-for-a-successful/6252/ 2017-03-21T10:15:00-04:00 Arm your volunteer fundraisers with tools they need to bring in donations. Here are some necessities. By Eden Stiffman Daily News Roundup: New Gates-Omidyar Project to Harness Satellite Data https://www.philanthropy.com/article/Daily-News-Roundup-New/239547 2017-03-21T09:56:00-04:00 The "Radiant Earth" effort will gather and analyze satellite imagery for use in tackling humanitarian and environmental issues. Also, inside looks at how Charity: Water deploys data to boost fundraising and why the head of the Metropolitan Museum of Art was forced out. How Four Charities Raised Money by Collaborating, Not Competing https://www.philanthropy.com/article/How-Four-Charities-Raised/239441 2017-03-09T09:29:00-05:00 A quartet of New York nonprofits working on racial, gender, and economic justice created a joint fundraising campaign that celebrated the strength of those they serve. By Rebecca Koenig Daily News Roundup: Disease Charities Get Big Money From Big Pharma https://www.philanthropy.com/article/Daily-News-Roundup-Disease/239371 2017-03-02T10:30:00-05:00 New research finds that more than 80 percent of the biggest patient-advocacy nonprofits receive funding from drug and medical-device firms. Also, populist leaders in Central and Eastern Europe are cracking down on pro-democracy groups associated with billionaire donor George Soros. Charity Athletic Events Decline in Revenue for 4th Straight Year https://www.philanthropy.com/article/Charity-Athletic-Events/239361 2017-03-01T13:00:00-05:00 Runs, walks, and cycling events have grown more popular but not necessarily more lucrative, a study finds. By Eden Stiffman 6 Tips to Help Supporters Raise Money From Friends https://www.philanthropy.com/article/6-Tips-to-Help-Supporters/239338 2017-02-28T09:48:00-05:00 Experts offer advice on how to build strong peer-to-peer fundraising campaigns. By Eden Stiffman Deep Well of Angst Over Trump Policies Rouses Volunteers to Aid Nonprofit https://www.philanthropy.com/article/Deep-Well-of-Angst-Over-Trump/239302 2017-02-23T08:00:00-05:00 How one immigrant-rights group is building a volunteer team to tap into anger over the president's policies. By Timothy Sandoval Daily News Roundup: Jill Biden Joins Save the Children as Board Chair https://www.philanthropy.com/article/Daily-News-Roundup-Jill-Biden/239263 2017-02-22T09:58:00-05:00 Also, a Maine grant maker will contribute millions to reducing college debts for graduates who commit to working in the state, and the Supreme Court says a Tea Party group can't sue individual IRS officials over scrutiny of its bid for tax-exempt status. A Checklist for Staying Within the Law When Raising Money https://www.philanthropy.com/resources/checklist/a-checklist-for-staying-within/6231/ 2017-02-22T09:00:00-05:00 A lawyer discusses how to register with the right state charity office, accurately represent how donations will be spent, and more. By Eden Stiffman Daily News Roundup: USC Boosts Campaign Goal to $9 Billion https://www.philanthropy.com/article/Daily-News-Roundup-USC-Boosts/239216 2017-02-16T09:52:00-05:00 Also, a leading resettlement charity cuts jobs and closes offices as the Trump administration moves to curb refugee admissions, and a snack-bar mogul pledges $25 million to monitor food-industry industry influence on health policy. Daily News Roundup: Dana-Farber to Eschew ‘Controversial’ Fundraising Venues https://www.philanthropy.com/article/Daily-News-Roundup-/239174 2017-02-10T09:12:00-05:00 Also, the NRA's leader gets a $3.7 million compensation bump, and a tiny New York State college schools the Ivy League on endowment investing. Daily News Roundup: ACLU Rallies Left With Front-Line Fight on Trump Actions https://www.philanthropy.com/article/Daily-News-Roundup-ACLU/239130 2017-02-06T09:55:00-05:00 Also, a refugee-resettlement charity faces an uncertain future in the wake of President Trump's bid to restrict immigration, and Republican members of Congress call for amending the Johnson Amendment. Charities Face Backlash Over Galas at Trump’s Mar-a-Lago https://www.philanthropy.com/article/Charities-Face-Backlash-Over/239073 2017-02-01T11:00:00-05:00 In the wake of the president’s controversial immigration order, the American Red Cross and other big nonprofits are taking heat for holding fundraising events at his Florida estate. By Rebecca Koenig Groups That Oppose Abortion See Opportunity Under Trump https://www.philanthropy.com/article/Groups-That-Oppose-Abortion/239064 2017-01-31T17:13:00-05:00 Despite their newfound optimism, some say they will face fierce opposition from groups that want to protect access to abortions. By Rebecca Koenig and Eden Stiffman Trump's First 100 Days and the Stakes for Nonprofits https://www.philanthropy.com/specialreport/trumps-first-100-days-and-the/126 2017-01-19T16:32:00-05:00 A round-up of news coverage by The Chronicle of what's at stake for nonprofits, as well as opinion pieces by charity leaders and philanthropy experts on negotiating this new environment. 5 Ways College Fundraisers Can Help Academics Attract Big Gifts https://www.philanthropy.com/article/5-Ways-College-Fundraisers-Can/238945 2017-01-19T14:19:00-05:00 Development offices can help deans and professors overcome their aversion to raising money by taking it a step at a time, starting with understanding the academic mind-set. By David D. Perlmutter Daily News Roundup: Ex-Clinton Foundation Leader Joins Tech Mogul Schmidt’s Philanthropy https://www.philanthropy.com/article/Daily-News-Roundup-Ex-Clinton/238939 2017-01-19T09:38:00-05:00 Also, Betsy DeVos distances herself from giving by her parents' foundation to groups viewed as anti-gay rights, and D.C.-area Girl Scouts draw fire for marching in Donald Trump's inaugural. Daily News Roundup: Feds Eye Kidney Charity's Ties With Dialysis Firms https://www.philanthropy.com/article/Daily-News-Roundup-Feds-Eye/238847 2017-01-09T10:08:00-05:00 Also, what Rex Tillerson's tenure as national Boy Scouts leader and Betsy DeVos's schools-focused philanthropy might tell us about their prospective leadership of the State and Education departments. Challenging Sacred Cows and Killing Jargon: Our Most Popular Articles of 2016 https://www.philanthropy.com/specialreport/challenging-sacred-cows-and-ki/124 2016-12-29T08:00:00-05:00 In a year full of changes and big questions for nonprofits, Chronicle readers looked for unconventional wisdom and evidence of ideas that work. Daily News Roundup: Trump Plan to Close Foundation Faces N.Y. Roadblock https://www.philanthropy.com/article/Daily-News-Roundup-Trump-Plan/238752 2016-12-27T10:33:00-05:00 Also, the United Way struggles amid major changes in how people give, and a big dialysis charity is accused of favoring patients from clinics that donate to the group. Daily News Roundup: Eric Trump to Stop Fundraising for His Foundation https://www.philanthropy.com/article/Daily-News-Roundup-Eric-Trump/238743 2016-12-22T11:30:00-05:00 Also, a look at a supposed human-rights nonprofit that may have been a front to spy on charities critical of Qatar's treatment of migrant construction workers. Daily News Roundup: Fledgling Charity Pulls Offer to Big Donors of Time With Trumps https://www.philanthropy.com/article/Daily-News-Roundup-Fledgling/238734 2016-12-21T09:36:00-05:00 Also, Google's giving arm donates $30 million for nonprofits to meet tech needs, and British charity regulators rule that Jediism is not a religion. Daily News Roundup: Nonprofit Newsrooms Continue to See Surge in Giving https://www.philanthropy.com/article/Daily-News-Roundup-Nonprofit/238614 2016-12-08T09:16:00-05:00 Also, a Christian conservative group gets in a fight with Connecticut's comptroller over the state's office charity drive, and two more billionaire donors join "big bet" philanthropy venture Blue Meridian Partners. After #GivingTuesday, Network for Good Announces #RetentionWednesday https://www.philanthropy.com/article/After-GivingTuesday-Network/238573 2016-12-06T10:07:00-05:00 The online-gift processor plans to help charities follow up with giving-day donors and will collect and share data about nonprofits’ fundraising performance. By Timothy Sandoval