August 6, 2009, USA TODAY — A new survey suggests that President Obama's victory last November had a positive effect not just on the academic expectations of black Americans — it may have raised parents' interests in volunteerism.
August 4, 2009, The Christian Science Monitor — For most people, volunteering means spending a few hours at a soup kitchen or tutoring a student over the weekend.
Washington, D.C., July 27, 2009 — A new report released today by the Corporation for National and Community Service finds that even during a time of prolonged economic recession, volunteering has remained steady, fueled by a compassion boom led by young adults and a wave of do-it-yourself volunteers working with their neighbors to fix problems.
Very few organizations can say their boards are as aggressive in fundraising as they'd like them to be. If you feel that your board might be leaving much-needed money on the table, there are things you can do to enhance its fundraising effectiveness.
July 21, 2009, About.com — It is very tempting in a recession to change formerly staff-held jobs into volunteer ones. But is it right? Does it work? What are the pitfalls or the benefits?
AUSTIN, Texas, July 14, 2009 — Convio today released a guide for nonprofit professionals and event organizers that can help them turn event participants into more successful fundraisers. The guide, created based on a study and interviews with some of the most successful participant fundraisers in the country, is available to nonprofit professionals at www.convio.com/eventchampionsguide.
Free Press, July 13, 2009 — For a growing number of the state's nearly 700,000 unemployed residents, working for free is better than not working at all.
July 9, 2009, The Christian Post — Facing economic hard times, many Christian nonprofits are turning to volunteers for help with the work load, a new survey found.
July 9, 2009, The Oregonian — If your passion is to ensure impoverished, homebound grandmothers eat at least one hot meal a day, you might seek help from a food bank, a health clinic or a senior center.