November 9, 2009, The Wall Street Journal — Many nonprofit organizations have been in survival mode since the economy went sour and donations began shrinking. But some are doing more than just getting by—they're finding ways to take advantage of the situation.
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October 12, 2009, The Wall Street Journal — Email has had a good run as king of communications. But its reign is over.
September 11, 2009, The Wall Street Journal — It's a tie in the Harvard-Yale investment game. Both schools were thrown for colossal losses.
Burlingame, CA, August 31, 2009 — Tactical Philanthropy Advisors, an advisory firm working with wealthy individuals and families, launched today. It is headed by Sean Stannard-Stockton, co-founder of a wealth advisory firm focused on philanthropists, a columnist for the Chronicle of Philanthropy and author of the industry leading blog Tactical Philanthropy.
Los Angeles, August 28, 2009, The Wall Street Journal — "The unions no longer control the education agenda of the Democratic Party," billionaire philanthropist Eli Broad tells me. I'd say that's debatable. But to the extent it's true, the party has Mr. Broad, a self-described moderate Democrat, to thank. The founder of two Fortune 500 companies (real estate giant Kaufman & Broad, now KB Home, and financial service firm SunAmerica, purchased by AIG in 1999) he is devoting his retirement years to philanthropy—primarily K-12 education reform.
August 31, 2009, The Wall Street Journal — School hasn’t even started in my community and fundraising is already at a fever pitch. Signs soliciting school donations dot the roadsides. Parents are organizing events and phone-a-thons to re-hire laid-off teachers or keep extracurricular programs running.
August 28, 2009, The Wall Street Journal — Nonprofit organizations seeking to harness Facebook can get the most bang for their buck by using fan pages in addition to groups, streamlining their app usage and livening things up, one of its marketing execs said Friday.
August 25, 2009, The Wall Street Journal — The stock market may be ticking upward but local economies are set for a struggle as state budget gridlocks are halting payments to basic human services and causing thousands of homeless shelters, food pantries and senior centers to cut staff, reduce services or shut their doors.