American Cancer Society

Convio Recognizes Innovator Award Recipients at Nonprofit Summit 2010
October 26, 2010

Convio announced the winners of its fifth annual Innovator Awards as revealed at a ceremony today at the Convio Summit, the company’s annual conference where more than 1000 nonprofit clients, partners and industry thought leaders gather as a community to share common experiences and effective strategies for nonprofits. The Innovator Awards recognize clients who have shown innovation and achievement through the use of Convio’s online software and services to better engage supporters to help fulfill their missions.

Charities Gain Traction in Marathons
October 25, 2010

In the field of 43,000 at the New York City Marathon, 7,400 will be running for charity, an increasingly viable way to get into the coveted race for those who do not beat the long lottery odds, qualify by time or live near enough to participate in 10 required races in New York.

Running for charity has been a common way to enter other major marathons for decades.

Bag 'Em and Tag(line) 'Em
October 20, 2010

The right tagline can keep in you in donors' minds. Check out the 2010 Getting Attention Nonprofit Tagline Award Winners to see examples of some powerful fundraising slogans.

Cancer Society's Daffodil Days Loses Its Bloom
April 7, 2010

April 7, 2010, — No longer shall bunches of yellow teacup flowers grace area kitchen tables and office desks in April. Nevermore shall local students fervently peddle them to support cancer research.

That's because the American Cancer Society has closed the door on its Daffodil Days fundraiser for economic reasons, ending a 31-year county tradition that involved hundreds of volunteers and thousands of flowers.

Charity Dynamics Launches iPhone App for Hill Country Ride for AIDS
February 12, 2010

Feb. 12, 2010, Austin, Texas – The newest fundraising tool for participants in the 2010 Hill Country Ride for AIDS comes by way of the mobile device. The Central Texas nonprofit launched its new iPhone application, further equipping event participants with the technology solutions they need to reach more donors and be more successful in their peer-to-peer fundraising efforts.

Lifetime Achievement
February 1, 2010

Lynn Edmonds
L.W. Robbins

When FS' parent company, North American Publishing Co., set out to launch this magazine in summer 2003, the launch team wanted to establish an editorial advisory board that would ensure it started out on the right foot and stayed that way. The board had to include people from all areas of fundraising who were entrenched enough to have a solid grasp of its history but still open enough to be able to see into its future and head there without fear.

Grassley Asks Medical Nonprofits About Financial Support
December 8, 2009

December 8, 2009, The Wall Street Journal - A senior senator asked 33 nonprofit medical groups, including the American Medical Association and American Cancer Society, for information on the financial support they receive from corporations.

Raising Real Money in a Virtual World
November 13, 2009

November 11, 2009, The New York Times — FOUR years ago, the visitors at staged a virtual walkathon and raised $5,000 for the American Cancer Society by sending avatars walking in loops with mouse clicks and key strokes.

National Trust for Historic Preservation Teams with Charity Dynamics to Spotlight Places That Matter Across America
September 1, 2009

AUSTIN, TEXAS, September 1, 2009 — The National Trust for Historic Preservation (NTHP) has drawn attention to hundreds of historic sites and other favorite places across the country with a creative and engaging social media campaign, This Place Matters. Launched earlier this summer with support and guidance from Charity Dynamics, the campaign enables individuals to share stories and photos of places that matter to them and also discuss ways to preserve those places.