Philadelphia, July 2, 2009 — For nonprofit leaders and event and festival producers struggling to retain and attract corporate sponsors during this economic downturn, help is on the way.
Philadelphia, July 2, 2009, The Philadelphia Inquirer — Zach Herr and Emily Gimpel experienced at an early age what it was like to see a loved one suffer with cancer. But rather than wait until they were older to help, they took the initiative to raise money to fund research of the deadly disease.
The fundraising landscape is always changing and forcing nonprofits to work even harder to keep up with what’s hot in the market. Keeping track of new trends can be a full-time job in its own right, and knowing how to change development plans can be a daunting task. Achieving success in this ever-changing landscape can seem impossible, but it’s not.
Wichita Falls, TX, June 23, 2009 — For decades, benefit auctions have consistently remained one of the most popular fundraising activities among schools and nonprofit organizations seeking fun, community-centered strategies to raise revenue.
New York, NY, June 9, 2009 — The S.L.E. Lupus Foundation has been selected as an official charity for the ING New York City Marathon 2009, making it the first lupus organization ever to host a team in this famous race that has a broadcast reach to more than 300 million people worldwide.
June 5, 2009, Boston Business Journal — The spring gala season for nonprofits was not a bust. And that’s big news.
Charleston, S.C., June 3, 2009 — Blackbaud, Inc. (Nasdaq: BLKB), today announced that Tony Award Productions, a joint venture between The Broadway League, Inc. and The American Theatre Wing, Inc., has selected The Patron Edge® to record ticketing history, process credit card transactions and manage reserved seating for its 63rd annual awards program recognizing Broadway productions and performances.
IRVINE, Calif., June 2, 2009 — Billabong USA is proud to announce the highly acclaimed alt-rockers The Airborne Toxic Event and indie pop stars Iglu & Hartly will perform live at the 3rd Annual Design For Humanity event on June 17, 2009 at Avalon/Bardot in Hollywood. Design for Humanity, Billabong's charitable initiative, will benefit charity: water (charitywater.org), a non-profit organization that works to bring clean and safe drinking water to people in developing nations. One hundred percent of ticket sale proceeds will go to charity: water.
June 1, 2009, The Chicago Tribune — The 2009 Bank of America Chicago Marathon is already sold-out, but procrastinators can still finagle their way into the October race. And no, we don't mean sneaking onto the course.
NEW YORK, May 21, 2009 — In a time when philanthropic dollars seem to be disappearing, Robin Hood, one of the city's leading poverty-fighting organizations, had a different outcome at its most recent event in New York City with the help of iml's Pledge technology.