CAMBRIDGE, Mass., November 4, 2009 — Many nonprofit organizations can significantly improve their impact on social problems and their operations, by adapting some of the private sector`s data-driven performance measurement standards, according to a book released today by Root Cause (www.rootcause.org), a national nonprofit advisory organization.
Cambridge, Ma, August 17, 2009 — cMarket/BiddingForGood, the leading online auction platform solely for organizations engaged in fundraising for nonprofit causes, will soon launch their new national online auction in conjunction with the 44th Annual Jerry Lewis MDA Labor Day Telethon. The auction, powered by cMarket, features an array of celebrity packed items and more, with all proceeds benefiting the Muscular Dystrophy Association. The auction will run from Sept. 1-15th and surrounds the Telethon to be broadcasted live from Las Vegas, on Sunday, Sept. 6th and Sept. 7th.
August 4, 2009, Cambridge, Ma. — cMarket/BiddingForGood (previously known as cMarket), the leading online auction platform connecting charity auctions, consumers, and commercial item donors, announced today a signed $1.5 million marketing agreement with LVI/Thomas Cook Group, a world-wide leader in wholesale travel.
June 24, 2009 — Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS) announced today that iMentor is the winner of the inaugural Morgan Stanley Social Enterprise Strategy Challenge. The Social Enterprise Strategy Challenge is a signature Morgan Stanley initiative that harnesses the competitive spirit for social action by recruiting teams of Morgan Stanley employees to compete for the honor of the best pro-bono strategic advisors to leading nonprofits.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 16, 2009 — The number of US households paying bills online will grow from 48 million this year to 63 million by 2014, according to a new forecast by Forrester Research Inc. (Nasdaq: FORR). The 5.4 percent compound annual growth rate reflects a maturing market where growth rates will shrink in the years ahead, but it also reflects a market that is not yet saturated. The top-line, five-year forecast is available to Forrester RoleView™ clients; subscribers to Forrester’s ForecastView receive more detailed forecast data.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 12, 2009, The New York Times — QUINN RALLINS, 23, graduated magna cum laude last year from Morehouse College with a dual major in international studies and Spanish. This spring, Mr. Rallins is finishing his master’s degree in comparative social policy at Oxford. He has analyzed research for the Rand Corporation in England, led workshops in Malaysia for Amnesty International and founded an organization to help orphans in the Dominican Republic.