April 23, 2009, The Chronicle of Philanthropy — Kiva.org, the popular Web site that enables people to give small loans to entrepreneurs overseas, is attracting more and more donors despite the recession, its co-founder said today.
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Washington, April 21, 2009, The Chronicle of Philanthropy — President Obama today signed a landmark bill to greatly expand government national-service and volunteer programs, and asked Americans to “stand up and play your part.”
April 20, 2009, The Chronicle of Philanthropy — The Internal Revenue Service has announced a change in leadership in the office of its top charity regulator.
April 21, 2009, The Chronicle of Philanthropy — President Obama today announced he will nominate Maria Eitel, president of the Nike Foundation, to be chief executive of the Corporation for National and Community Service.
New York, April 20, 2009, The Chronicle of Philanthropy — The financial crisis presents new opportunities to rethink how nonprofit groups and other organizations operate around the world, said speakers at a forum here Friday attended by prominent philanthropists, politicians, clergy members, and business and nonprofit leaders.
April 20, 2009, The Chronicle of Philanthropy — The average value of donated time by volunteers was $20.25 per hour in 2008, according to a new study by Independent Sector, in Washington, a coalition of major charities and foundations.
Washington, April 24, 2009, The Chronicle of Philanthropy — Rich Mintz thinks college fund raising needs serious help.
April 19, 2009, The Chronicle of Philanthropy — At 2:13 am on Friday, the actor Ashton Kutcher beat out CNN to become the first Twitter user with more than 1 million followers. A notable achievement in the Twitterverse, perhaps, but an event relevant to the charity world?
April 18, 2009, The Chronicle of Philanthropy — The tumultuous economy will test the leaders of charity-run businesses in a way they have never been tested before, Kevin Lynch and Julius Walls, Jr., authors of Mission, Inc., told participants at the Social Enterprise Summit. But at the same time, they said, the downturn offers exciting opportunities.
April 17, 2009, The Chronicle of Philanthropy — Nine out of 10 chief financial officers at nonprofit groups believe the U.S. economy will remain in a recession through the end of the year, according to a new survey, and three-quarters of the officials expect their organization’s financial prospects to remain the same or worsen over the next six months.