infoGROUP’s Gretchen Littlefield Named a 2009 Rising Star by the Direct Marketing Association’s DMEF Educational Foundation
June 15, 2009

OMAHA, Neb., June 15, 2009 — infoGROUP (NASDAQ: IUSA), the leading provider of data driven and interactive resources for targeted sales, marketing and research solutions today announced that Gretchen Littlefield, President of its Triplex division, was named one of Direct Marketing Educational Foundation’s (DMEF’s) four 2009 Rising Stars Award winners.

Brand Slammed?
June 1, 2009

Ah, the Internet. The easy access. The openness. The freedom. And … the total lack of control. The way anyone can say anything about you and post it anywhere.

CRM Manager Enhances SaaS Solutions and Services for Nonprofits
May 18, 2009

Malvern, PA, May 18, 2009 — CRM manager, a leading software-as-a-service (SaaS) implementation and integration firm, continues to enhance its consulting services practice for helping nonprofit organizations more efficiently share and manage information with and about their donors, volunteers and clients.

Spread the Word!
May 1, 2009

A few weeks ago, I received an e-mail from Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids. The ask was simple: Please click here or on the image above, watch the video and then click on “Share” to add the video to your Facebook, MySpace and other networking sites! Adding this video is quick and easy. Thank you for helping to spread the word!

Free Teleconference for Nonprofits Interested in Google Grants
May 1, 2009

April 30, 2009, Google Grants Blog — We know that most people reading this blog are already participating in or have applied to Google Grants. However, maybe you personally haven't yet applied or perhaps you have a colleague at another non-profit who's interested in the program. If so, you may be interested in attending a free teleconference geared for groups interested in Google Grants, titled "Using Search for Fundraising and List-Building: How Google Grants Can Bolster Your Bottom Line".

White House Appoints Head of Social Innovation Office
April 17, 2009

April 16, 2009, The Chronicle of Philanthropy — It’s now official: Sonal Shah, former head of global development at, the search-engine company’s philanthropic arm, is head of the new White House Office of Social Innovation.

The X PRIZE Foundation, Wellpoint, Inc. and the Wellpoint Foundation Unveil Initial Design for Revolutionary $10+ Million Healthcare X PRIZE
April 14, 2009

WASHINGTON, DC, April 14, 2009 — The X PRIZE Foundation, a nonprofit organization that drives innovation through large incentive competitions, in collaboration with the WellPoint Foundation, one of the nation's largest private foundations, and WellPoint, Inc. (NYSE: WLP), the nation's largest health benefits company in terms of medical membership, announced today the initial competition design for a $10M+ Healthcare X PRIZE.

Charities Battle World's Woes With Technology
April 10, 2009

SAN FRANCISCO, Agence France Presse, April 10, 2009 — Technology matters when it comes to doing good.

Nonprofit groups are learning from the corporate playbook, uniting under a NetHope banner to use collective clout to provide technology that helps save lives, protect nature and stretch precious donor cash.

Filling the Void
April 1, 2009

In fall of 2008, the 25-year-old Food Bank For New York City was facing a crisis. A quickly souring economy was a double-edged sword — making for an increased need among people requiring food assistance, and decreased donations of both food and money from businesses and individuals feeling the pinch.