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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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  • 15 Feb 2016 3:16 PM | Susan Grivno (Administrator)

    Guest blogger Darren Cooper shares some insights into stock gifts during a company sale/change in control on the Prospect Research Institute's blog:


    http://www.prospectresearchinstitute.org/changeincontrol/

  • 09 Feb 2016 8:45 AM | Susan Grivno (Administrator)
    Conservative billionaire Richard Mellon Scaife left bequests totaling more than $750 million, topping The Chronicle’s list. A little-known theater owner came in second, with $605 million in donations. Read about the trends and some of the most interesting donors:


    https://philanthropy.com/article/Conservative-Billionaire/235234


  • 08 Feb 2016 3:30 PM | Susan Grivno (Administrator)

    Chicago billionaire and philanthropist Susan Crown founded an exchange to study some successful youth organizations and pass that knowledge on to other social initiatives:


    http://www.nytimes.com/2016/02/06/your-money/a-philanthropist-drills-down-to-discover-why-programs-work.html

  • 04 Feb 2016 10:11 AM | Susan Grivno (Administrator)

    The Helen Brown Group's Angie Stapleton offers some insight about tech startups, including what their value might mean for fundraising:


    https://www.helenbrowngroup.com/how-much-is-that-unicorn-in-the-window/

  • 03 Feb 2016 2:22 PM | Susan Grivno (Administrator)

    Read some takeaways from a recent study that compared spending on the arts in Boston to 10 other cities:


    http://www.insidephilanthropy.com/boston-philanthropy/2016/2/8/how-does-bostons-art-philanthropy-stack-up-with-its-peers.html

  • 02 Feb 2016 2:30 PM | Susan Grivno (Administrator)
    The Super Bowl has come and gone, but don't miss this analysis by Peter Wylie, with John Sammis titled "How Much is Regular Season Passing Yardage Related to Success in the NFL Playoffs."


    https://cooldata.wordpress.com/2016/02/01/regular-season-passing-yardage-and-the-nfl-playoffs/

  • 02 Feb 2016 7:30 AM | Susan Grivno (Administrator)

    Studies show that women are more likely to donate than men, and to donate more. Here are a few reasons why nonprofits should tailor fundraising efforts to reach women:


    http://www.wsj.com/articles/the-gender-gap-in-charitable-giving-1454295689

  • 28 Jan 2016 3:35 PM | Susan Grivno (Administrator)
    Current and former employees of Wounded Warrior Project, the largest and fastest-growing veterans charity in the U.S., say that the organization has spent lavishly on its employees, and on lobbying and public relations campaigns in an effort to fight restrictions on the amount charities can spend on overhead. 


    http://www.nytimes.com/2016/01/28/us/wounded-warrior-project-spends-lavishly-on-itself-ex-employees-say.html

  • 28 Jan 2016 3:30 PM | Susan Grivno (Administrator)

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