Leveraging Facebook to the Fullest

By Josh Kashorek, Director of Marketing from Five Q Why Facebook is Important to Nonprofits If you’re a marketer, then you know the impact that Facebook has globally. The platform provides a vast space for organizations of all sizes to reach people all over the world. The social media giant has 1.47 billion active daily…

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New Hampshire Survey Maps Scope of $11B Sector with New Bells and Whistles

< !DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd">August 10, 2019; New Hampshire Union LeaderA new A newly released study by the New Hampshire Center for Nonprofits maps the state of the Granite State’s nonprofit sector. Based on data gleaned from the Internal Revenue Service’s Master Business File as of last December, the survey finds…

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Morehouse Takes a Run at Recruiting Other Donors to Pay Down Student Debt

< !DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd">“School Bell,” Erica JoyAugust 13, 2019; New York TimesWhen Morehouse College alumnus Robert Smith announced that he would pay off all the student loan debt for Morehouse’s Class of 2019, he told them, “You great Morehouse men are bound only by the limits of your own conviction…

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A Glimpse Into Charity Navigator’s Advisory System

How do you know if your donation is used for the right reasons? Before I interned at Charity Navigator, this question had rarely come to mind.  I had always assumed that if I made a donation, it would be to an organization that I trusted to use my money wisely.  Even through my prior experience working…

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NPT Reports on Steep Growth of Grants from Its Donor-Advised Funds

< !DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd">By Senior Airman Andrew Lee, acquired from United States Air Force.August 14, 2019; BusinessWireOne more report is in about the growth of giving out of donor-advised funds over the past year. This time, it’s from the National Philanthropic Trust (NPT), which saw a 39 percent increase in the…

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Kansas and Missouri Governors Declare End to Corporate Tax Incentive “Border War”

< !DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd">“Border War,” Chris MurphyAugust 13, 2019; Kansas City Star (Kansas City, MO)At NPQ, we have often written about the wasteful expenditure of an estimated $80 billion a year in tax abatements used to entice companies to move from one community to another.But now for some good news….

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Jeff Bezos and His Disruptive “No Strings Attached” $100 Million Gifts

< !DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd">“Sideways Puppet,” Steven ZolneczkoAugust 12, 2019; Vox, “Recode”An article in Vox reveals an absolutely shocking fact: grant recipients of Jeff Bezos’s Day One Families Fund are being left to do what they elect is necessary and best with the money they have received. That is, the grants…

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Environmental Justice: Moving Equity from Margins to Mainstream

< !DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd">Environmental justice is the frontier of the environmental movement in the US and around the world. The field, scholarship, and advocacy instill the principle that biodiversity, social diversity, ecology, and health are interconnected. The nitty-gritty is democratic systems change—no less than sustainable realignment of the economy and…

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