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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, curated by the NEDRA News Editor-In-Chief. 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 Nov 2016 3:33 PM | Laura Parshall (Administrator)

    Today’s biggest philanthropists only have to disclose their identities if they so choose, and more are opting to remain behind a veil of secrecy—including many who are pushing for public policy changes that affect all of us.


    http://www.insidephilanthropy.com/home/2016/11/17/the-price-of-privacy-four-problems-with-anonymous-givingand-the-case-for-reform

  • 30 Nov 2016 3:32 PM | Laura Parshall (Administrator)

    A charitable ranking of the states, based on giving, volunteering, and other metrics.


    https://wallethub.com/edu/most-and-least-charitable-states/8555

  • 30 Nov 2016 3:31 PM | Laura Parshall (Administrator)

    A new report on high net worth philanthropy suggests that by and large wealthy donors give just like the rest of us.


    https://www.philanthropydaily.com/high-net-worth-donors-are-just-like-the-rest-of-us

  • 30 Nov 2016 3:30 PM | Laura Parshall (Administrator)

    Campus philanthropy programs have been proliferating in recent years, and among the newest ones is the Institute for Philanthropy and Social Enterprise at the University of Denver.


    http://www.insidephilanthropy.com/home/2016/11/19/ohze4mmlaj9k706pabduuj1hiie5jl

  • 28 Oct 2016 4:14 PM | Laura Parshall (Administrator)

    For the first time ever, a donor-advised fund tops the Chronicle of Philanthropy’s 'Philanthropy 400' rankings.


    http://philanthropynewsdigest.org/news/giving-to-largest-u.s.-charities-up-7-percent-fidelity-tops-list

  • 28 Oct 2016 4:13 PM | Laura Parshall (Administrator)

    Ever feel like there just aren’t enough hours in a day? The Helen Brown Group’s Kenny Tavares has some practical suggestions for managing your time.


    https://www.helenbrowngroup.com/time-management-practice

  • 28 Oct 2016 4:13 PM | Laura Parshall (Administrator)

    A trust at the University of Virginia invites donors to give $100,000 and decide collaboratively how contributions are spent on projects that strengthen the student experience.


    https://www.philanthropy.com/article/University-Trust-Lets-Donors/238087

  • 28 Oct 2016 4:12 PM | Laura Parshall (Administrator)

    In the for-profit sector, there’s a common phrase: fail early, fail often. But for nonprofit organizations, this philosophy is not often exercised.


    http://www.forbes.com/sites/toriutley/2016/10/28/why-nonprofit-organizations-should-take-risks-more-often-even-if-it-means-failure/#59756dcb7f25

  • 28 Oct 2016 4:12 PM | Laura Parshall (Administrator)

    Mayoral funds represent an interesting development in local philanthropy, and not one without controversy.


    http://www.insidephilanthropy.com/home/2016/10/12/in-new-york-an-explosion-of-partnerships-between-philanthrop.html

  • 28 Oct 2016 4:11 PM | Laura Parshall (Administrator)

    This blog post talks about the challenges faced by membership organizations in raising funds from members.


    http://pndblog.typepad.com/pndblog/2016/10/how-associations-can-overcome-fundraising-barriers.html

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