September 28, 2009, NPR — It's one of those things that irks charitable givers no end — the high salaries paid to some nonprofit CEOs.
The Chronicle of Philanthropy
Washington, September 24, 2009, The Chronicle of Philanthropy - With 9.7 percent of American workers unemployed—a figure that will probably hit 10 percent “and linger there until sometime next year“—demand for the services charities provide will continue to increase, Rep. Emanuel Cleaver II, Democratic of Missouri, told an audience today at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s 39th Annual Legislative Conference, here.
September 24, 2009, The Chronicle of Philanthropy - The businessman Raymond A. Rich has bequeathed a 60-acre estate valued at approximately $75-million to Marist College, in Poughkeepsie, N.Y., along with a $10-million cash gift. Mr. Rich, who lived primarily in Boca Raton, Fla., died in June at 97.
September 21, 2009, The Chronicle of Philanthropy — The value of investments held by 143 nonprofit health-care organizations that participated in an annual study fell an average 21.2 percent in 2008 — by far the worst results since the study began in 2002.
Liverpool, England, August 27, 2009, The Chronicle of Philanthropy — University fund raisers’ views on the global economic crisis appear to be split by the Atlantic Ocean.
August 26, 2009, The Chronicle of Philanthropy — Seventy-two percent of Americans say they have cut back the time they spend volunteering and performing other civic activities in the past year — largely as the result of the recession, according to the study by the National Conference on Citizenship.
August 26, 2009, The Chronicle of Philanthropy — Charley Miller has a twofold mission for his new business: Raise money for charity and reduce the stigma around online dating.
Washington, August 26, 2009, The Chronicle of Philanthropy — Americans reported making donations of $46.8-billion in noncash gifts in 2006, counting only the taxpayers who took total deductions of more than $500 for such gifts during the year, according to a new report from the Internal Revenue Service.
Memphis, August 20, 2009, The Chronicle of Philanthropy — A sun-scorched day slowly gives way to a warm evening, the air close and still.
August 6, 2009, The Chronicle of Philanthropy — Economists and politicians are pointing to signs of recovery in the stock market and other economic arenas. But a new survey suggests that Americans’ charitable giving and other discretionary spending are unlikely to return to pre-recession levels anytime soon.