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News You Can Use: Week of 11/10

Justice Department Study Dispels Myths About Girls’ Delinquency: Office of Justice Programs JuvJust (10/30) The Justice Department’s Office of Justice Programs’ Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) convened the Girls Study Group (GSG) to gain a better understanding … Continue reading

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News You Can Use: Week of 10/27

Michigan to offer master’s in fundraising: Philanthropy Journal (10/16) The University of Michigan in Ann Arbor next year will offer a master’s program in fundraising with a concentration in philanthropy, advancement and development. The program, set to begin in fall … Continue reading

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News You Can Use, Week of 10/13

Change afoot for Wachovia philanthropy: Philanthropy Journal (9/30) The buy-out of Wachovia will create changes to its charitable giving program. Wachovia gave $129 million to nonprofits last year through its corporate-giving program and its foundation. And for the moment, Wachovia’s … Continue reading

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News You Can Use, 10/6

Trust me, I’m a fundraiser—How to respond to the eroding confidence in the sector: Nonprofit Online News, 9/24 As we all know, the public’s trust in nonprofits is eroding. Professional fundraiser Steve Andrews suggests five things that fundraisers need to … Continue reading

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News You Can Use, 9/22

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

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News You Can Use, 8/18

Corporate responsibility seen influencing MBA grads: Philanthropy Journal, 8/12 Students graduating with master’s degrees in business administration at 11 top business schools value corporate responsibility highly when evaluating potential employers, a new survey says. These graduates are willing to sacrifice … Continue reading

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News You Can Use, 8/11

In a generation, minorities may be the U.S. majority: New York Times, 8/13 Ethnic and racial minorities will comprise a majority of the nation’s population in a little more than a generation, according to new Census Bureau projections, a transformation … Continue reading

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News You Can Use, 8/4

New York Times, 7/30 The number of chronically homeless people living in the nation’s streets and shelters has dropped by about 30 percent — from 175,914 to 123,833 — from 2005 to 2007, Bush administration officials said. Housing officials say … Continue reading

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