Latest Philanthropy Stories

2014-01-22 08:28:30

AmeriCares and Mercy Corps to use funds for ongoing relief work LOS ANGELES, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A special appeal by The Prem Rawat Foundation (TPRF) has resulted in donations to two groups to further ongoing efforts in the wake of the devastation left by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines. International nonprofit disaster relief and humanitarian aid organizations Mercy Corps and AmeriCares will each receive US$50,000 from TPRF to further independent campaigns in...

2014-01-21 16:27:23

Charities are likely losing financial support because of missteps PLANO, Texas, Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Charities are creating significant barriers to potential donors making online contributions, according to the first Online Fundraising Scorecard, an exhaustive study by Dunham+Company and Next After. The study, the most comprehensive focusing on the online donor experience, gives most nonprofits a failing or mediocre grade when scored against the tested and proven online best...

2013-12-30 23:00:44

Nonprofits using DonorDrive saw a 34% increase in overall growth in 2013 and the coming year looks even brighter for organizations that are fundraising through the industry's most innovative software. http://donordrive.com/demo-signup Cincinnati, Ohio (PRWEB) December 30, 2013 Nonprofits using DonorDrive saw a 34% increase in overall growth in 2013 and the coming year looks even brighter for organizations that are fundraising through the industry's most innovative software....

2013-12-25 23:00:28

Florida House Experience staff and alumni collected toys for needy children at Christmas. Deerfield Beach, FL (PRWEB) December 25, 2013 Needy children in the Deerfield Beach, Florida area will have a brighter Christmas this year thanks to a partnership between Florida House Experience and Parkway United Methodist Church. Members of these two organizations recently held a toy drive to benefit those less fortunate during the Christmas season. The toy drive was an overwhelming success, with...

2013-12-22 23:00:04

Fundraising Alternatives for Charities: SoMuchSavings.com offers solutions for non-profit organizations, causes and projects seeking alternatives to traditional fundraising efforts. Organizations planning a new year of fundraising projects can use the expanded SoMuchSavings system to create an ongoing revenue stream. (PRWEB) December 23, 2013 Fundraising alternatives for Charities | SoMuchSavings.com Coming up with fundraising alternatives for charities is one of the long-standing...

2013-12-20 23:00:41

Pro-bono access to Conductor Searchlight software will help charity gift card pioneer find new customers online. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) December 20, 2013 TisBest Philanthropy, the leading provider of charity gift cards, announced today it has received a grant from the Conductor Foundation to assist TisBest in increasing its online visibility through organic search. The grant provides access to their leading search platform, Conductor Searchlight which is used by over 5000 brands globally....

2013-12-02 23:00:46

A 21st century philanthropic model for philanthropy release by JasonHope.com. (PRWEB) December 02, 2013 Can you conceive of a world without age-related disease, disability and suffering? What about a world in which it’s possible for the average person to live 120 healthy years? While it may sound like a utopian dream, such a world is the exact goal of some of society’s most brilliant scientists and visionary leaders. At this very minute, groundbreaking work is underway at universities...

Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'