Also, a higher-education expert examines how massive fundraising campaigns have reshaped the job of college president, and Michael Bloomberg announces an international forum not unlike the defunct Clinton Global Initiative.
The Rice 360Â° Institute for Global Health is up for the MacArthur Foundation’s 100&Change prize for its work developing neonatal-care equipment tough enough to withstand harsh conditions in African hospitals.
Also, Bill Gates and Sheryl Sandberg make megagifts to their foundations, and media mogul James Murdoch contributes $1 million to the Anti-Defamation League.
Happy Monday and more specifically, happy Metric Monday! Today we’ll be expanding upon our metrics about CEO compensation. Read more »
Peer to peer fundraising is one of the most profitable ways to boost nonprofit donations, mostly because it requires little money up front yet reaches a wide audience. Of course, if you want your campaign to go viral, you’ll need to make donors feel like they’re part of something special, which means getting creative.
Philanthropy responded on a number of fronts following protests that turned violent in Charlottesville, Va., last weekend and President Donald Trump’s assertion that both sides were to blame. Civil rights organizations received seven-figure pledges in response while several charities high-profile charities said they would no longer hold their galas at Trump’s Mar-a-Lago club. American Cancer…
Venkman’s. Atlanta, GA Let’s wrap up this week with some Mixed Links… If you are Not Sure What to Post on Social Media, here are 10 Content Ideas That Work. Did you ever think You’d Be a Better Communicator If You Weren’t So Afraid of Embarrassing Yourself? The Nonprofit Tech Carnival for this month has been published….
Humanitarian (adjective): 1. having concern for or helping to improve the welfare and happiness of people; 2. pertaining to saving of human lives or to the alleviation of sufferingHumanitarian (noun): a person actively engaged in promoting human welfare and social reforms, as a philanthropistThe United Nations General Assembly declared August 19 to be World Humanitarian…
The American Cancer Society and two other major nonprofits say they will relocate events scheduled for President Trump’s Florida estate. Meanwhile, the ACLU tempers its support for extremist groups’ right to rally, and a Murdoch blasts the president’s response to Charlottesville.
August 8, 2017; New York Times A recent New York Times article by Michael Corkery provides an interesting perspective to consider before we write off the need for a more active and prominent role for government in ensuring a more equitable economy. For 100 years, the small town of Fulton in upstate New York was…