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Monthly Archives: November 2009
JPMorgan Chase has announced the launch of a $5 million community giving program on the social networking site Facebook that it hopes will inspire a new approach to corporate philanthropy. The Chase Community Giving program invites Facebook users to nominate … Continue reading
On November 19, JVA Consulting and friends celebrated the graduation of the Fall 2009 Executive Director Academy (EDA). Students from a variety of backgrounds in the nonprofit world—all desiring to reach their potential as nonprofit leaders—were recognized for completing the … Continue reading
The everyday donor is emerging as philanthropy’s newest hero, according to an article recently published in The New York Times. Although attention toward smaller-size donations is often overshadowed by the coverage of million dollar gifts coming from the world’s wealthiest … Continue reading
It’s hard to believe that it’s almost Thanksgiving! It’s also the time for JVA’s annual ritual of ordering our 2010 planners for next year. (Yes, even those of us who do everything electronically like ordering those wonderful books with tabs … Continue reading
There is a cycle that fuels the persistent underfunding of overhead in the nonprofit sector, according to a report by Ann Goggins Gregory and Don Howard. In ‘The Nonprofit Starvation Cycle,’ Gregory and Howard examined four national nonprofit organizations, took … Continue reading
In a blog recently posted at http://www.blueavocado.org, Jan Masaoka compares stale programs in the nonprofit sector to an old fruitcake that you just can’t bring yourself to throw away. Like a fruitcake around the holidays, you may keep a struggling … Continue reading
According to The Associated Press, Denver-based broadcast station KBDI-TV is planning a nonprofit investigative news operation with a Web site and on-air program. KBDI-TV said this week it will launch the project when it raises an initial $400,000 in funding. … Continue reading
Last month, http://www.nonprofitstreet.com shared news about the launch of YouTube’s Nonprofit Program. This innovative and free program allows nonprofit organizations to insert links inside their videos so that viewers can be easily directed to the cause’s Web site. For this … Continue reading