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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,...

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...


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  • A bat.
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