Executive Issues

Clinton Calls for Charity During Economic Chill
May 22, 2009

ANTIBES, France, Reuters, May 22, 2009 — Former U.S. President Bill Clinton called on guests at an amfAR AIDS research charity gala in France to give more to good causes during the recession.

Boston Nonprofit Leaders Convene to Discuss How to Effectively Manage Strategy In the Face of Unprecedented Challenges
May 22, 2009

Boston, May 22, 2009 — More than fifty nonprofit executives from the greater Boston area convened last week to discuss the importance of managing strategy in challenging economic times. Hosted by Ascendant Strategy Management Group, a consultancy focused on helping nonprofit and public sector organizations increase their impact, the event focused on the role that executive meetings have in the strategy management process.

In Troubled Economy, Grants Plug the Holes
May 21, 2009

May 21, 2009, The Washington Post — Despite a recession that has caused donations to nonprofit groups to plummet as need has increased sharply, 46 Maryland organizations received grants last week from the Community Foundation for the National Capital Region.

Smart Giving in a Troubled Climate
May 21, 2009

May 21, 2009, The New York Times — In December, Joe and Nancy Briggs sat down in their home on Lake Canandaigua in western New York to take a hard look at their donations to charity. Their investments, like those of almost everyone else, were shrinking just as the pile of requests from charities was expanding.

Philanthropists Set Spending Deadlines
May 21, 2009

May 21, 2009, The Wall Street Journal — A growing number of philanthropists are adopting spending deadlines and sunset provisions to ensure urgent global needs are addressed in a timely way.

Rich Feel Guilty About Giving to Charity
May 20, 2009

May 18, 2009, The Wall Street Journal — It is one thing to feel guilty about buying a $5,000 handbag these days. But are the rich also feeling guilty about giving to charity?

Philadelphia-area Nonprofits Struggling, Survey Finds
May 19, 2009

May 19, 2009, The Philadelphia Inquirer — A new survey paints a bleak economic picture of the region's nonprofit sector, with many organizations reporting funding shortfalls, layoffs, and reductions in programs.