April 4, 2012

April 4: Philanthropy News


How to Attract Planned Gifts Through Social Media
‎Chronicle of Philanthropy

Social media are often associated with young people, while planned giving is associated with older donors—but it is possible to mix the two

$178000 Is a Lot for a Pig, but This Pig Is Paying for College
‎New York Times

This was not a typical auction. This was philanthropy, Texas style. Three groups of Texans bought Kipper, Rico and Freddy Krueger for far more than they

Minnesota nonprofits get break on clawbacks
‎Minneapolis Star Tribune

The law shields Minnesota nonprofits that are being asked to return millions in tainted donations, in many cases years after the donations were made and the

United Way to unveil results of "highly successful" fundraising ...
‎Florida Times-Union

The United Way of Northeast Florida is expected to announce Wednesday that the nonprofit had surpassed its $25.5 million fundraising goal

Charities Urged to Learn to Adjust After a Failure
‎Chronicle of Philanthropy

By embracing mistakes and adjusting strategies, nonprofits can learn to “fail more informatively.” “The secret is learning what didn't work and correct the

Indian government commits to $8.4 million renovation of IGMH
‎Minivan News

... Hospital (IGMH) in Male'. The work is expected to cost US$8.4 million. ... IGMH was a gift from the Indian government to the people of Maldives

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