Heather Joslyn

Heather Joslyn
Older Americans Win $100,000 Prizes for New Efforts to Solve Social Problems

October 26, 2009, The Chronicle of Philanthropy — Six charity founders and entrepreneurs, with an average age of nearly 68, have won the top awards in the fourth annual Purpose Prizes, given by Civic Ventures, a think tank in San Francisco that seeks to involve older people in civic engagement.

In Hard Times, Charities Urged to Do More to Recruit Minority Workers and Volunteers

Washington, September 24, 2009, The Chronicle of Philanthropy - With 9.7 percent of American workers unemployed—a figure that will probably hit 10 percent “and linger there until sometime next year“—demand for the services charities provide will continue to increase, Rep. Emanuel Cleaver II, Democratic of Missouri, told an audience today at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s 39th Annual Legislative Conference, here.

7 in 10 Nonprofit Groups Make Changes in Their Investment Mixes, Survey Finds

July 8, 2009, The Chronicle of Philanthropy — Seventy-one percent of American nonprofit organizations in a new survey say that they are making changes in how they allocate their invested assets, in the wake of staggering losses brought on by the recession and market volatility, according to SEI’s Institutional Group, an investment manager with headquarters in Oaks. Pa.

D.C. and N.Y. Charities Reveal Recession Jitters in New Surveys

Among nonprofit organizations in the Washington and New York metropolitan areas, staff members who run programs are most likely to be laid off this year, while fund raisers at those charities are most likely to see their ranks increase, according to a pair of new surveys on nonprofit salaries.