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  • 30 Jun 2014 11:54 AM | Laura Parshall (Administrator)

    St. Louis has more than the Cardinals and the Gateway Arch. It also has the best-run nonprofits in America, according to a new study from nonprofit sector watchdog Charity Navigator.


    http://www.thenonprofittimes.com/news-articles/best-run-charities-meet-st-louie

  • 30 Jun 2014 11:51 AM | Laura Parshall (Administrator)

    The people of Seattle gave more online per 1,000 residents in 2013 than residents of any other city, at a rate of $53,542 per 1,000 residents.


    http://www.thenonprofittimes.com/news-articles/seattle-generous-city

  • 30 Jun 2014 11:48 AM | Laura Parshall (Administrator)

    Different social networks attract different kinds of users, and provide different kinds of information on them. This article provides tips for using LinkedIn for donor research.


    http://www.thenonprofittimes.com/news-articles/linkedin-donor-prospects-older-better-educated

  • 30 Jun 2014 11:35 AM | Laura Parshall (Administrator)

    Why don't the rich give more? Here are nine reasons (or, as some may argue, nine excuses).


    http://www.insidephilanthropy.com/home/2014/6/24/nine-reasons-rich-people-dont-give-away-more-money.html

  • 30 Jun 2014 11:26 AM | Laura Parshall (Administrator)
    This blog post provides excellent tips for improving your web searching skills.


    http://www.helenbrowngroup.com/web-search-overview-three-key-things-everyone-needs-know

  • 30 Jun 2014 11:17 AM | Laura Parshall (Administrator)

    According to a new analysis of nearly 64,000 Fidelity Charitable donor-advised funds, the average number of grants awarded per account increased to 7.9 in 2013, while the average grant size increased to more than $4,000.


    http://www.philanthropynewsdigest.org/news/fidelity-charitable-reports-increase-in-average-number-size-of-grants

  • 30 Jun 2014 11:12 AM | Laura Parshall (Administrator)
    Charitable contributions from individuals, corporations, and foundations totaled an estimated $335.17 billion in 2013, up 4.4 percent, or 3 percent in inflation-adjusted dollars, from the revised estimate of $320.97 billion for 2012, a new report from the Giving USA Foundation and the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy finds.


    http://www.philanthropynewsdigest.org/news/charitable-giving-rose-4.4-percent-in-2013-giving-usa-finds

  • 30 Jun 2014 11:10 AM | Laura Parshall (Administrator)

    Three out of five donors to Vanguard Charitable donor-advised funds follow a long-term plan in their philanthropic giving, a report from Vanguard Charitable finds.


    http://www.philanthropynewsdigest.org/news/donor-advised-funds-have-strategic-plans-vanguard-charitable-reports

  • 30 Jun 2014 11:02 AM | Laura Parshall (Administrator)

    Nonprofits are launching prize competitions to challenge people to solve problems. This press release links to a report that contains lessons learned from similar efforts by federal agencies.


    http://kresge.org/news/prize-competitions-increasingly-drive-innovation-report-offers-guidance-for-public-sector-nonpr

  • 30 Jun 2014 11:00 AM | Laura Parshall (Administrator)

    It appears that the Chinese government is intensifying its scrutiny of foreign nonprofits with offices in the country.


    http://www.philanthropynewsdigest.org/news/foreign-ngos-in-china-apparently-under-scrutiny

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