Lincoln Financial Group recently announced that it is now accepting applications from education-focused nonprofits for its third Lincoln's Legacy Award. The award recognizes an organization that exemplifies President Abraham Lincoln's legacy of freedom, opportunity and equality, and whose programs impact increased high school graduation rates and college readiness.
Ray-Ban has asked Sen. Rand Paul to stop selling branded Ray-Ban Wayfarer sunglasses on his campaign website.
NonProfit PRO, the nonprofit sector's go-to source for tactical leadership and strategy, is proud to announce Sean Norris as executive editor.
DonorSearch has partnered with Sustain Software, a provider of donor and organization management software to nonprofit organizations. The partnership will bring new prospect research and screening capabilities to Sustain Software's customers.
(Press release, April 22, 2015) — A new survey supports a long-held hypothesis that many nonprofit boards are ineffective, say Stanford Graduate School of Business (GSB) researchers.
(Press release, April 22, 2015) — When asked to name their top challengers, leaders of nonprofits were most likely to say "raising funds in a competitive environment with higher expectations for ROI" (74%), "leadership capacity deficit" (54%) and "populating the board with the people with the right fit" (51%), according to the findings of Nonprofit Pulse, a new national survey of 103 nonprofit leaders by accounting firm Marks Paneth.
The U.S. Postal Service may raise postage rates by as much as 2 percent on May 31. First, though, the Postal Regulatory Commission needs to approve the request USPS submitted at 4:20 p.m. on Thursday.
Fashion Project recently announced the launch of My Fashion Project, a social fundraising platform that allows individuals, nonprofits, designers and retail organizations to raise money for causes they love.
(Press release, April 14, 2015) — Independent Sector announces that the 2014 estimate for the value of a volunteer hour is $23.07—a 52-cent increase from 2013, up 2.3 percent from the previous year.
(Press release, April 15, 2015) — Abila, provider of software and services to nonprofits and associations, announced findings from its Donor Engagement Study - Aligning Nonprofit Strategy With Donor Preferences that explores donor engagement and where alignment and disconnect exist between donors and nonprofit organizations. The study also includes engagement preferences across four generations of donors: Matures (70 or older), Boomers (51-69), Generation Xers (35-50), and Millennials (18-34).
Wycliffe Bible Translators USA, Orlando, Fla., has been identified as a GuideStar Exchange Gold-level participant in recognition of Wycliffe's commitment to data transparency, the organization announced.