November 15, 2009, The Chronicle of Philanthropy — Though many companies have cut back on their donations during the recession, employee volunteerism is thriving, according to a new survey.
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.
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.
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.
April 20, 2009, The Chronicle of Philanthropy — The average value of donated time by volunteers was $20.25 per hour in 2008, according to a new study by Independent Sector, in Washington, a coalition of major charities and foundations.
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.