July, 29 2009 — Foundation Source, the nation’s leading provider of support services for private foundations, today announced that two senior executives have joined the leadership team of Foundation Source Advisors. Martha Campbell, based in Oakland CA, has been named Philanthropic Director, Western Region, and will work primarily with the company’s West Coast clients. Robert Burakoff, based in Arlington MA, has been named Senior Advisor, and will oversee Foundation Source’s consulting services nationwide and serve as a philanthropic resource for the company’s East Coast clients. They join a team that includes Sharon Schneider, Philanthropic Director, Central Region, and Page Snow, Foundation Source Chief Philanthropic Officer and President of Foundation Source Advisors, who is based in Fairfield, CT.
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FAIRFIELD, Conn., June 18, 2009 — Foundation Source, the nation’s leading provider of support services for private foundations, confirmed today that one out of every nine new private, non-operating foundations formed in the United States in the calendar year 2007 (the last year for which data is available) was formed on the Foundation Source platform. In determining its share of newly formed foundations, the company once again relied on data published in the Foundation Center’s annual report, Foundation Growth and Giving Estimates, which, in turn, is based on data published by the IRS.
SALT LAKE CITY, June 9, 2009 — Children’s Miracle Network, a nonprofit that raises money for 170 children’s hospitals, today announced an agreement with Discover Card to issue Discover’s first-ever co-branded charity card.
NEW YORK, April 28, 2009 — American Express (NYSE:AXP) today kicked off the second American Express Nonprofit Leadership Academy, its nation-wide program to develop the next generation of leaders in the nonprofit sector and has announced that it will be holding another Academy in the Fall. The Nonprofit Leadership Academy is a week-long training program created in partnership with the Center for Creative Leadership (CCL) that immerses participants in leadership training and development courses through sessions with American Express senior executives, including the company’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Kenneth I. Chenault. This week’s Leadership Academy will include guest speakers Reynold Levy, president of Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts and Marie Wilson, founder and president of The White House Project.
Children's Miracle Network, an international non-profit that raises funds for 170 children's hospitals in the United States, today announced support from Walmart and Sam's Club for Champions Across America.
As more nonprofits realize the value in using the media as a bullhorn for their cause, an up-and-coming nonprofit TV segment called “Profiles in Caring” presents opportunities for organizations to increase their visibility. “Profiles in Caring” is a half-hour, professionally produced TV program that highlights small- to mid-sized nonprofits that are making an impact with minimum staff and dollars.