Monthly Archives: December 2008

46 percent of Coloradans plan to trim giving

The Rocky Mountain News reported in a December 5 article that according to the Colorado Nonprofits Association survey (October 2008), donors are favoring groups that meet basic needs such as food and shelter. Nonprofits that serve youth, education and religion … Continue reading

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Red, white and … yellow: buying for a cause

By Ashley Kasprzak JVA Senior Consultant For decades, many people fortunate enough to have disposable income have been patriotic by purchasing whatever, whenever they wanted. Supporting the commercial market is encouraged and celebrated by the media and government. People talk … Continue reading

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Nonprofits make diversity effort a permanent program

The Denver Foundation found in its two-year pilot program that nonprofits that exhibit inclusiveness can help boost staff morale, improve services and raise more money, according to a November 21 article in the Denver Business Journal. Based on the success … Continue reading

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Elderly forced to forgo move to assisted living because of economy

The housing crisis has kept thousands of older Americans who need support and care from moving into retirement communities or assisted-living centers, effectively stranding them in their own homes, according to a November 22 article in The New York Times. … Continue reading

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Online giving is more important than ever

By Katy Snyder JVA Communications and Resource Development Associate A while back, we blogged about online giving. With the economy being what it is, these methods for giving have only become more popular, and more important. A number of recent … Continue reading

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