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2013-06-28 23:02:32

DonorDrive Social Fundraising software announces the release of the Fundraising Motivation Engine™ and mobile fundraising tools, as a free product upgrade for all DonorDrive clients. These new tools aim to turn supporters into better fundraisers for nonprofit organizations. Cincinnati, Ohio (PRWEB) June 28, 2013 DonorDrive Social Fundraising software has announced the release of the Fundraising Motivation Engine™, a free product upgrade for all DonorDrive clients that aim to turn...

2013-06-20 23:25:25

SwapServe.com is a new website where people can sign up to volunteer with local non-profits and get free stuff from local businesses as a thank you. Portland, Oregon (PRWEB) June 20, 2013 In SwapServe´s first official event on July 20th, volunteers will help staff a fun run in support of Hands to Hearts International, a global non-profit based in Portland. Every volunteer who gives two hours will receive a ticket good for food on the house at Bella Faccia Pizzeria, Killer Burger, or...

2013-06-20 23:02:30

DonorDrive Social Fundraising Software is helping nonprofits increase their fundraising with the release of The Complete Guide to Creating a Third Party Fundraising Program. This blog series and eBook follow the success of DonorDrive clients and details the steps to build a thriving third party program. http://blog.donordrive.com/blog/2013/05/14/the-complete-guide-to-creating-a-third-party-fundraising-program-part-1-whats-in-it-for-us/ Cincinnati, Ohio (PRWEB) June 20, 2013 DonorDrive...

2013-06-19 12:23:16

Growth in charity categories changing; Superstorm Sandy's impact JENKINTOWN, Pa., June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- National Philanthropic Trust (NPT), one of the top 25 grant-making institutions in the US, has identified positive philanthropic trends in the just-released "Giving USA: Annual Report on Philanthropy." The 58(th) annual report--considered the country's most comprehensive--revealed Americans donated an estimated $316.23 billion to charitable causes in 2012, a 3.5 percent...

2013-06-18 23:26:49

Push to Walk, a non-profit organization that provides individualized workouts and resources to people with spinal cord injuries and other forms of paralysis, is proud to present its 6th Annual Charity Golf Outing. Riverdale,NJ (PRWEB) June 18, 2013 On Monday, September 23, 2013, Push to Walk will host its 6th Annual Charity Golf Outing honoring Matt Victor at The Knoll West Country Club, Knoll & Greenbank Road, Parsippany, NJ. The outing begins with registration at 11 a.m. The price of...

2013-06-18 23:19:00

Crowdvance.com announced today that the service fee it deducts from donations is being dropped to 0%, down from 6.5%, allowing the Washington, D.C. based startup to be 100% free for organizations and non-profits to use. As the only for-profit fundraising platform that passes 100% of donations received to organizations for processing and that rewards donors for their donations, Crowdvance is poised to disrupt the entire online fundraising industry. Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 18, 2013...

2013-06-18 12:26:49

First-ever federal research finds unemployed individuals who volunteer are 27% more likely to find work than non-volunteers WASHINGTON, June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A groundbreaking new report from the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) provides the most compelling empirical evidence to date establishing an association between volunteering and employment. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130506/DC08175LOGO) The study, "Volunteering as a...

2013-06-17 12:21:50

Goodwill Commits to Helping 3,000 Women Veterans Find Employment WASHINGTON, June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Goodwill will announce a new initiative to significantly augment its support of military veterans at a National Press Club Newsmaker news conference on Thursday, June 20. To address the challenges women veterans experience as they return home, Goodwill will help 3,000 women veterans find jobs in the next two years. (Logo:...

2013-06-05 20:24:02

-- World Vision urges improved balance of foreign aid funding WASHINGTON, June 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Major progress in tackling child undernutrition in some of the world's toughest countries is under threat as military and security funding takes precedence, a new report from aid agency World Vision warns today. The number of children under five who die every year has decreased by half since 1990. Yet, as world leaders prepare to gather in London for the Nutrition for...

2013-06-04 08:33:46

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., June 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Fundly, the world's largest crowdfunding-for-good platform, today announced that Bloomerang, the revolutionary customer relationship management (CRM) software focused on nonprofit donor retention and loyalty, has entered a partnership to integrate their assets and expertise. This partnership will offer Fundly the "all-in-one fundraising tools" and perspective that will generate value from donor relationships. Peer-to-peer fundraising has...