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Google, Reddit’s Alexis Ohanian Donate $1.75M to Tech Training Nonprofit
March 12, 2015

The truism about tech’s lack of diversity is that it’s a “pipeline” problem. At least that’s what tech leaders and companies often say when questioned about why their ranks aren’t inclusive enough. But certain companies and leaders are taking baby steps toward helping to fix it.

The Robin Hood Foundation, Google for Entrepreneurs, the Blackstone Charitable Foundation, Capital One dFUND, Arbor Brothers, New York Community Trust, Verizon, founder Alexis Ohanian, and the Bernard F. & Alva B. Gimbel Foundation are giving $1.75 million to the Coalition for Queens.

Survey: Nonprofit Professionals Anticipate Another Year of Revenue Increases
March 3, 2015

(Press release, March 3, 2015) — For the second year in a row, approximately three-quarters of the nonprofit professionals surveyed at the annual Greater Washington Society of Certified Public Accountants (GWSCPA) Nonprofit Finance & Accounting Symposium indicated that they expect their nonprofit organizations to grow. Seventy-seven percent of the respondents expect growth and increased revenues in 2015, compared to 76 percent last year. The percentage of respondents reporting improved current financial health rose to 63 percent, up from 57 percent in last year’s survey. The environment for nonprofits has improved to the point that one in five survey respondents see 2015 as an opportune moment to launch a capital campaign.

2 Simple Strategies to Increase Donations Using Your Website
September 1, 2014

Are you utilizing the right tools and strategies to optimize the amount of online donations you receive? Here, we’ll explain two simple strategies for improving your organization’s corporate-giving metrics by making just a few simple edits to your website.

66 Percent of U.S. Nonprofits Identify Pro Bono Service as Top Volunteer Need
June 21, 2012

More than 66 percent of U.S. nonprofit organizations need pro bono services more than any other volunteer service, according to a national Pro Bono Readiness Survey released by a collaborative convened by Capital One Financial Corp. and including Common Impact, Points of Light and the Taproot Foundation. The survey was designed to help identify core challenges and solutions related to pro bono services and skills-based volunteering.

Charity Fraud Fears Deter Canadians From Giving
March 3, 2011

A growing number of Canadians are worried about fraudulent charities that intend to pocket hard-earned donation dollars.

New survey findings show that 53 percent say they are less likely to give to charities because of concerns about charity fraud, while 65 percent report an increased concern over the possibility of fraud—particularly in the wake of a natural disaster.

New Capital One Card Lab Connect Program to Help Nonprofits Enhance Fundraising Efforts
June 2, 2009

MCLEAN, Va., June 2, 2009 — Today, Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF) announces the launch of Card Lab Connect, a credit card affinity program that helps nonprofits expand their giving channels, while providing their supporters with a convenient and meaningful way to donate to charity programs. Unlike most affinity card programs which generally cater to larger, national organizations, Capital One Card Lab Connect is available for nonprofits of all sizes.