BOSTON, June 24, 2009 — The YMCA of the USA’s brand is worth almost $6.4 billion, making it the nation’s most valuable nonprofit brand, according to The Cone Nonprofit Power Brand 100. This first-of-its-kind research explores the unique relationship between nonprofit brand image and financial performance and revealed some organizations may be leaving millions of dollars in potential unearned revenue on the table.
LOS ANGELES, May 15, 2009 — Building on its longstanding support of City of Hope, the law firm of Irell & Manella LLP has committed $7 million in gifts to support City of Hope’s Graduate School of Biological Sciences. A $5 million gift from the firm, matched by a $5 million anonymous gift, will rename the school as the Irell & Manella Graduate School of Biological Sciences. Another $2 million from the firm will create the Irell & Manella Visiting Professorship.
LOS ANGELES — Television co-host and news correspondent Hoda Kotb and fashion designer Kay Unger will receive City of Hope’s top philanthropic honor, The Spirit of Life® Award, on Monday, May 4, at the Waldorf=Astoria, with top news media, fashion and entertainment leaders attending. Hosted by City of Hope’s East End Chapter/Jeanne Kaye League, the “Woman of the Year” luncheon will honor these two women who have made notable contributions to their professions, their community and to charitable causes. Kotb and Unger, both cancer survivors, are both staunch advocates for the medical advancement and treatment of cancer.
City of Hope, a leading research, treatment and education center for cancer and other life-threatening diseases, has been selected by FOX Sports as one of four charities to be featured in FOX Sports Supports, the network’s on-air charitable initiative designed to raise awareness, provide funds and boost volunteerism for health-related charities. Final selection of the charities was determined by a vote of FOX Sports employees.
Properly implemented, a feasibility study can be useful throughout the fundraising stage of a campaign and beyond. Our feature “The Case for Questioning” examines how to ensure success. Read about how City of Hope revamped cultivation and acquisition of donors using methods that defy unconventional wisdom, but yielded stellar results in our April cover story. New Videos Watch exclusive video interviews of session presenters at NTEN’s recent Nonprofit Technology Conference in New Orleans.
Read about how City of Hope revamped cultivation and acquisition of donors using methods that defy unconventional wisdom, but yielded stellar results in our April cover story. New Videos Watch exclusive video interviews of session presenters at NTEN’s recent Nonprofit Technology Conference in New Orleans.