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2014-06-16 12:27:00

New paper by the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy looks at the top foundations that funded the civil rights movement WASHINGTON, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy (NCRP) today released "Freedom Funders: Philanthropy and the Civil Rights Movement, 1955-1965" to mark the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act. The paper explores the impact of four foundations that defied convention by supporting the leadership...

2014-06-12 23:14:41

San Francisco-based Flipcause.com is the first in the nonprofit fundraising industry to combine fundraising tools, donor management, and merchant sponsor management in a single platform. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 What keeps nonprofit leaders awake at night? Fundraising and money woes are their top concern, according to the Chronicle of Philanthropy. In response to this need, San Francisco-based Flipcause has launched a cloud-based software solution designed specifically to...

2014-06-11 23:04:23

San Francisco-based Flipcause.com is the first in the nonprofit fundraising industry to combine fundraising tools, donor management, and merchant sponsor management in a single platform. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 What keeps nonprofit leaders awake at night? Fundraising and money woes are their top concern, according to the Chronicle of Philanthropy. In response to this need, San Francisco-based Flipcause has launched a cloud-based software solution designed specifically to...

2014-06-09 16:23:14

Panel to discuss changing face of philanthropy in America WASHINGTON, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Foundations that bear the names of the Fords, Carnegies, Rockefellers, and many other American visionaries have long been well known for their positive impact on American life. Equally as inspiring, but less well known, has been the role played by foundations and individual donors that work with few or no staff. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080917/NPCLOGO Collectively, these...

2014-06-05 16:25:11

DALLAS, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pursuant, a full-service fundraising agency dedicated to helping the world's leading nonprofit organizations, is partnering with the University of Oregon to launch an innovative development program to raise awareness and financial support with a goal of achieving and maintaining broad-based excellence across all women's athletic programs. With women controlling more than half of the private wealth in the United States, and making 80 percent of all...

2014-06-04 23:02:41

Gala’s Text-to-Pledge Campaign Reaches New Heights in Its Fourth Year New York, NY (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) celebrated its 9th annual Courage Awards and Benefit Dinner at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City, May 29. The event, which brings together veterans, soldiers and supporters to celebrate outstanding champions for WWP, raised $152,458 with 139 live donations through its Text-to-Pledge® campaign. “The Courage Awards were incredible. We are...

2014-06-02 23:00:13

Legacy Wealth Replacement is designed to create and deliver current gifts of appreciated securities and dollars tied up in CD’s to your organization. Carpinteria, CA (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 Carpinteria, CA. Planned Giving Marketing Solutions, LLC, (PGMS) introduces a new ‘wealth replacement’ program to nonprofit organizations. This program is designed to create and facilitate gifts of appreciated securities and dollars tied up in CD’s earning low interest rates. The program delivers...

2014-05-28 12:35:29

TYSONS CORNER, Va., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CMDI has launched what could become one of the most important online fundraising tools of the 2014 election cycle, Spark(TM) Smart Donation Forms. Much like Amazon's recommendation engine that suggests products that will most likely appeal to a shopper based on their past shopping behavior, Spark looks at a donor's past giving history and generates custom donation amounts optimized for each donor's giving behavior. "With current...

2014-05-28 08:26:04

"Responsive Philanthropy" highlights lessons from grassroots organizing, the minimum wage campaign for disabled workers and improving STEM retention among girls WASHINGTON, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy (NCRP) today released its spring issue of "Responsive Philanthropy," featuring pieces by top voices in the philanthropic sector. The release closely follows the May launch of "Philamplify," NCRP's initiative to provide...

2014-05-20 16:27:20

Combining corporate and nonprofit strengths enable millions of people in need to access health care SANTA BARBARA, Calif., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CECP today presented its 2014 Directors' Award to humanitarian aid organization Direct Relief at the annual CECP Summit in New York City for its collaboration with FedEx to help tens of millions of people in need in the U.S. and around the world access life-saving medicines and supplies. Founded by Paul Newman in 1999,...


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