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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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  • 24 Nov 2014 12:24 PM | Laura Parshall (Administrator)

    When a billionaire Chinese couple makes large gifts outside of China, it highlights Mainland China's historically low record--and Hong Kong's historically high record--of giving outside of China.


    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1635121/rich-couples-donation-criticised-chinese-lag-cross-border

  • 24 Nov 2014 12:22 PM | Laura Parshall (Administrator)

    This article on donor-advised funds discusses the role of investment firms in creating this growing force in philanthropy.


    http://www.newyorker.com/business/currency/investment-firms-changing-philanthropy

  • 24 Nov 2014 12:13 PM | Laura Parshall (Administrator)

    This examination of the likely philanthropic legacy of one wealthy family offers some insights into the phenomenon of multigenerational philanthropy in general.


    http://insidephilanthropy.squarespace.com/home/2014/5/27/shari-redstone-and-philanthropy-why-we-should-pay-attention.html

  • 24 Nov 2014 12:11 PM | Laura Parshall (Administrator)

    Do big donors to philanthropic causes pose the same problems that are posed by big donors to political causes?


    http://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2014/10/is-philanthropy-good-for-democracy/381996

  • 31 Oct 2014 11:17 AM | Laura Parshall (Administrator)

    Gil Israeli describes a way of looking at donors that has greatly impacted his organization's proactive research.


    http://fundraisingcompass.com/2014/10/21/a-gift-frequency-to-area-report-can-locate-your-most-loyal-donors

  • 31 Oct 2014 11:15 AM | Laura Parshall (Administrator)

    It may be getting more difficult for UK nonprofits to market to donors--and for American nonprofits to market to donors in the UK.


    http://www.thenonprofittimes.com/news-articles/uk-gets-tough-donor-tracking-privacy

  • 31 Oct 2014 11:11 AM | Laura Parshall (Administrator)

    While wealth is outpacing giving, many wealthy people are planning on giving more in the near future.


    http://www.thenonprofittimes.com/news-articles/giving-increases-donors-wealth-rising-quicker

  • 31 Oct 2014 11:09 AM | Laura Parshall (Administrator)

    The past recession proved nonprofit fundraising is not recession-proof, as had been widely believed prior to the economic downturn.


    http://www.thenonprofittimes.com/news-articles/recession-changed-donors-think

  • 31 Oct 2014 11:08 AM | Laura Parshall (Administrator)

    Last year it was the Unselfie. Now, the nonprofit sector is awaiting the next big surprise #GivingTuesday has in store next month.


    http://www.thenonprofittimes.com/news-articles/givingtuesday-prepares-round-3-december-2

  • 31 Oct 2014 10:58 AM | Laura Parshall (Administrator)

    It can be difficult to recruit for positions in the prospect research field. Helen Brown has some tips.


    http://www.helenbrowngroup.com/recruit-hard-fill-position

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