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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,...

2014-05-20 12:27:51

261 Companies Take Part in Largest Study of Corporate Societal Engagement NEW YORK, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- From 2010 to 2013, a majority of companies--64%--increased their community investments, which was driven by improved business performance and growth in non-cash giving. CECP, a coalition of 150 CEOs united in the belief that societal improvement is an essential measure of business performance, released the Giving in Numbers Brief, an inaugural look at corporate giving trends based...

2014-05-08 23:01:08

The new cloud-based Workplace Giving Portal enhances StratusLIVE’s mobile, social CRM software, leveraging Microsoft Dynamics across large enterprise organizations. Virginia Beach, Virginia (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 StratusLIVE, a leading provider of cloud-based fundraising and social CRM solutions to nonprofit organizations, has announced the latest release of StratusLIVE’s online workplace giving software. A breakthrough in cloud-based workplace giving campaigns, the Workplace Giving...

2014-05-08 12:26:35

DALLAS, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A leading charitable giving forecast report just released reveals that donors were more generous than last year in the first quarter of the year. More importantly, it forecasts that giving will remain strong throughout the remainder of 2014, with a lift of over 7 percent projected in 2014 over 2013. The data and trends supplied by Atlas of Giving -- a monthly forecasting and analytic provider of charitable giving estimates by sector, source, and...

2014-05-07 23:01:28

Struggling homeowners on Chicago’s north side may now get legal help thanks to a grant from Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan. The grant will enable law students from the John Marshall Law School, partnered with Northside Housing Cooperative (NHC), to provide additional legal assistance to home buyers in the city’s northern communities. (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 Struggling homeowners on Chicago’s north side may now get legal help thanks to a grant from Illinois Attorney General Lisa...

2014-05-05 23:03:50

Shared Vision + Shared Giving = More Impact Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 The Denver Foundation, as a Community foundation with connections to both the funding and the nonprofit communities, is in a natural position to be a host for giving circles of all types. The Denver Foundation is proud to play a key role in several giving circles in the Denver community. In 2013, The Denver Foundation brought together a group of passionate and knowledgeable arts funders to create the Arts...

2014-04-30 12:22:25

Robin Hood, Philanthropic and Nonprofit Leaders Come Together with the White House's Joining Forces Initiative to launch the Philanthropy-Joining Forces Impact Pledge WASHINGTON, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Robin Hood is joining over 30 philanthropic organizations and corporations to announce pledges over the next five years to support veterans and military family. Robin Hood has committed $20 million over the next three years to continue to provide needed services to...

2014-04-30 12:21:12

Philanthropic and Nonprofit Leaders Come Together with the White House's Joining Forces Initiative to launch the Philanthropy-Joining Forces Impact Pledge WASHINGTON, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, The Call of Duty Endowment(TM) is proud to join over 30 philanthropic organizations and corporations to announce pledges totaling more than $170 million over the next five years to support veterans and military family. As previously announced, the Endowment has pledged...

2014-04-17 23:11:51

VolunteerMatch, the web's largest volunteer engagement network, and TechSoup Global, the international network that leverages technology to help build the capacity of non-governmental organizations (NGOs), announced today a collaboration to increase social impact across the globe. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 VolunteerMatch, the web's largest volunteer engagement network, and TechSoup Global, the international network that leverages technology to help build the...

2014-04-07 12:27:36

DALLAS, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pursuant is proud to announce and welcome Ben Stroup as senior vice president for fundraising communications. Stroup will lead initiatives for Pursuant, RSI Stewardship and their respective clients around content marketing, brand journalism, and publishing using strategies and tactics to increase capacity for impact. He will also be responsible for special projects as Pursuant continues to expand its services and products to the marketplace. "Ben...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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