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2009-06-25 09:32:00

The nation's most comprehensive salary and benefits report on the market for the nonprofit sector, from industry leader The NonProfit Times in collaboration with Bluewater Nonprofit Solutions MORRIS PLAINS, N.J., June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- An impending "Leadership Deficit" in the nonprofit industry projects the need for 640,000 new nonprofit leaders by 2016, according to The Bridgespan Group.

2008-08-19 18:00:43

Is the sector serving the most vulnerable people itself vulnerable in the event of a disaster? In the next decade, Canada can expect to suffer more severe storms, more flooding and a possible influenza pandemic.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.