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Monthly Archives: September 2008
Corporate Pro-Bono Volunteering Campaign Tops $400 Million: Philanthropy News Digest, 9/13 The Corporation for National and Community Service’s new issue brief, Capitalizing on Volunteers’ Skills: Volunteering by Occupation in America, found that while most volunteers do not use their professional … Continue reading
National Survey Identifies Incentives to Attract Talented Career Changers into America’s Classrooms: CSRwire, 9/10 The Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation found that 42 percent of college-educated Americans ages 24 to 60 would consider becoming a teacher. Half of those respondents … Continue reading
By Rebecca Baggett JVA Training Manager Providing professional development for your staff helps your organization remain competitive and sustainable by attracting and retaining the brightest employees. However, finding time for professional development can be tough, and securing resources can sometimes … Continue reading
Stigma of Drug, Alcohol Abuse Undermine Nonprofit Fundraising Efforts: Philanthropy News Digest, 8/31 Fundraising is more challenging for groups whose work involves social issues such as drug or alcohol abuse, the Financial Times reports. The stigma of substance abuse, which … Continue reading
Political and nonprofit fundraising can coexist, study says: Philanthropy Journal, 8/21 Direct mail fundraising does not have a noticeable impact on the amount people give to other charities, according to a study by Merkle. Donors to political campaigns are typically … Continue reading