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Counting on Charity: The Fundamental Issue in the Wounded Warrior Project Inquiry

Counting on Charity: The Fundamental Issue in the Wounded Warrior Project Inquiry: “The Fundamental Issue in the Wounded Warrior Project Inquiry The recent letter released by Senator Chuck Grassley in his examination of the Wounded Warrior Project delves into, and seeks additional clarity on, the organization’s accounting practices, in particular those that give rise to…

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2016 Charitable Giving Outlook Weakens Amid Market Volatility, Lowered GDP

Press Release from Atlas of Giving 2016 Charitable Giving Outlook Weakens Amid Market Volatility, Lowered GDP: “DALLAS, May 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Charitable giving will fall well short of the gains experienced in 2015 as wild market swings and economic uncertainty challenge fundraising results for many U.S. charities, according to a new forecast. In its…


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Sen. Grassley and Senate Judiciary Committee Unpersuaded by Wounded Warrior Answers | Non Profit News For Nonprofit Organizations | Nonprofit Quarterly

Sen. Grassley and Senate Judiciary Committee Unpersuaded by Wounded Warrior Answers | Non Profit News For Nonprofit Organizations | Nonprofit Quarterly: ‘via Blog this’

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The Plan Requires Leaders, Team, Organizational Approach – The NonProfit TimesThe NonProfit Times

The Plan Requires Leaders, Team, Organizational Approach – The NonProfit Times: “Looking at the program as a series of steps can make it appear, and be, much less intimidating. Those steps must be taken by both leaders and team members. During the Association of Fundraising Professionals International Fundraising Conference, Kerry-Ann Powell of The Harvest Group…


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Governance and Accountability: A Different Choice for Nonprofits | Non Profit News For Nonprofit Organizations | Nonprofit Quarterly

Governance and Accountability: A Different Choice for Nonprofits | Non Profit News For Nonprofit Organizations | Nonprofit Quarterly: “Governance is of central concern to nonprofits, yet theories of nonprofit governance are underdeveloped in comparison with corporate governance; and, specifically, it appears that knowledge of governance practices to achieve broadened accountability to multiple

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Runners race up One World Trade for charity | New York Post

Runners race up One World Trade for charity | New York Post: “They took the long way up — for a good cause. About 1,000 people raced to the top of the World Trade Center on Sunday morning to pay tribute to the first responders who put their lives on the line Sept. 11, 2001.”…


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Are you too proud to be a toilet roll philanthropist? – FT.com

Are you too proud to be a toilet roll philanthropist? – FT.com: “T Toilet roll seems an unlikely metaphor for effective philanthropy. Yet I’ve heard of a donor who specifically funds loo rolls in London museums and galleries on the simple grounds that this kind of donation is both necessary and tough to fund. Many…

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How impact investing is changing philanthropy – Technical.ly Baltimore

How impact investing is changing philanthropy – Technical.ly Baltimore: “Impact investing can lead to new strategies for entrepreneurs and mission-driven businesses. That means room for new people to receive investment. “It cannot just be about the elites. It really has to include everyone,” said Case Foundation President Jean Case, echoing a core belief that’s reflected both…


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Clinton Foundation takes steps to be rated by charity watchdog | GantNews.com

Clinton Foundation takes steps to be rated by charity watchdog | GantNews.com: “The Clinton Foundation’s critics may soon have less ammunition to suggest the organization lacks transparency. The charity has taken initial steps toward regaining a rating by Charity Navigator, a major charity watchdog that assesses over 8,000 organizations on a scale of zero to…

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San Francisco to host new urban innovation lab

San Francisco to host new urban innovation lab: “With access to a variety public, private, academic and nonprofit entities — two of the world’s largest and most influential digital companies, Twitter and Uber, are located across the street from the new Superpublic space — Hirshberg and the team behind the project saw “there was an opportunity to…