Tag Archives: Economy

Giving may be victim of recession

A February 3 Philanthropy Journal article says almost half of donors already reduced or stopped their charitable giving, according to a survey of adults across the U.S. conducted by Wilson Research Strategies. Middle-class Americans have the most pessimistic outlook, with … Continue reading

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2008 highlights and lowlights in the nonprofit sector

We’re taking a break this week from Nonprofit 911 to bring you some of the highlights (and lowlights) of 2008 for the nonprofit sector. Highlights 1. Barack Obama is elected. Along with extensive personal experience in the nonprofit sector, he … Continue reading

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Nonprofit 911: lessons learned from the real 9/11

By Katy Snyder JVA Communications/Resource Development Associate Last week, we talked about Nonprofit 911—the things that nonprofits need to do ASAP to get on track in a down economy. This week, we’re talking about the real 9/11 —September 11, 2001—the … 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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Coping with Tough Times: The View from ‘Nonprofit Street’

By Katy Snyder Communications/Resource Development Associate We’ve heard the phrases “Main Street and “Wall Street” ad nauseum in the last few weeks, from the presidential and vice presidential debates (bar-goers at Sengers on the Fax even created a bingo-based drinking … Continue reading

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