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Welcome to NEDRA's Industry News blog, where we feature news articles and other items of interest to the research community – hand-selected by our NEDRA News editorial committee. We hope these selections will be of interest to you - and encourage you to share your thoughts and comments here!


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  • 30 Jun 2014 10:55 AM | Laura Parshall (Administrator)

    The Arnolds' latest gift to Rice University is evidence of a new way of looking at higher education philanthropy.


    http://www.insidephilanthropy.com/home/2014/5/14/next-stop-for-laura-and-john-arnold-disrupting-higher-ed.html

  • 30 Jun 2014 10:51 AM | Laura Parshall (Administrator)
    While businesses are increasingly embracing philanthropy, most of them have yet to use it as a tool to increase employee engagement.


    https://nonprofitquarterly.org/philanthropy/24234-mid-sized-businesses-often-fail-to-connect-the-dots-on-corporate-philanthropy.html

  • 30 Jun 2014 10:48 AM | Laura Parshall (Administrator)

    The National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy has created a website that features not only crowd-sourced reviews but in-depth, expert evaluations as well.


    http://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2014/05/how-a-zagat-style-website-will-make-philanthropy-more-accountable/371236

  • 30 Jun 2014 10:45 AM | Laura Parshall (Administrator)

    Wealthy people are increasingly involving their children and grandchildren in family philanthropy in order to help teach their values and ideals. (Registration is required, but is free.)


    http://www.investmentnews.com/article/20140603/FREE/140609979



  • 30 Jun 2014 10:36 AM | Laura Parshall (Administrator)

    Philanthropy is on the rise in Asia, with roughly 40 per cent of the wealth donated going to education last year.


    http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/business/philanthropy-in-asia-on/1139558.html

  • 30 Jun 2014 10:27 AM | Laura Parshall (Administrator)

    This blog post gives a nice, accessible introduction to data mining.


    http://fundraisingcompass.com/2014/06/02/data-mining-searching-your-database-for-gold

  • 29 May 2014 10:27 AM | Laura Parshall (Administrator)
    Nonprofits can be prone to "innovation stagnation" both in their management and in their responses to solving problems.

  • 29 May 2014 10:27 AM | Laura Parshall (Administrator)
    Experts questioned the accuracy of a new survey showing that the median salary of American fundraisers fell 8.5 percent last year to $65,000, saying the results contradict what’s going on in the industry.

  • 29 May 2014 10:23 AM | Laura Parshall (Administrator)
    This opinion piece puts forth the view that it's important to criticize big donors who wield a growing influence on policy.

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