HIGH POINT, N.C., November 23, 2009 — Dr. Christine Cugliari, assistant professor of nonprofit management at High Point University, recently presented a paper titled “Intention Language: Defining Philanthropy and Charity” at the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA) 38th Annual Conference in Cleveland. The conference, which brings together researchers, scholars and practitioners to discuss issues in nonprofit studies, voluntary action and philanthropy in an effort to build knowledge and inform those working in the nonprofit sector, was held Nov. 19 through 21.

CLEVELAND, November 3, 2009 — StreamLink Software, a provider of nonprofit software management systems, announced the release of AmpliFund, grant management software that helps nonprofit organizations earn the full potential of every grant and maximize funding opportunities. AmpliFund tracks, measures and automates each step of the grant cycle enabling managers to effectively manage results by tracking both spending and performance for every grant and contract.

CLEVELAND, October 8, 2009 —  Nonprofits in Northeast Ohio are facing decreased revenue and an increase in demand as they look toward 2010, according to a survey released today by Business Volunteers Unlimited (BVU) and Nonprofit Finance Fund (NFF). More than 100 respondents painted a grim financial picture of the sector, but also detailed extensive and promising collaboration efforts that outpace national counterparts.

CHICAGO, September 22, 2009 — Donors to charitable organizations give more when they are asked in person and when someone they know makes the request, a new study commissioned by Chicago-based consulting firm Campbell & Company and conducted by the Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University finds.

June 26, 2009 — The board of directors of the Cleveland Foundation today authorized $15.3 million in grants to a variety of nonprofit organizations in Greater Cleveland, with a significant portion designed to help them continue to fulfill their missions during the economic crisis.

June 8, 2009, CLEVELAND, The Cleveland Plain Dealer — The chairman of Case Western Reserve University's board of trustees, Charles "Bud" Koch, and his wife, Katie, have made a $5 million pledge to the university.

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