Jeff Herrity, a former CMS employee, has his art on exhibit as part of Next at the Corcoran Gallery of Art. Jeff’s work is a video installation that focuses on the participation he wants to engage in with the visitor. Focus Group consists of several clusters of figural sculptures placed throughout the gallery space, possibly [...]
Blackbaud Index reports that giving continues to recover from effects of the recession.
Opportunity International experiments Pinterest and fundraising around Mother’s Day. Check it out on philanthropy.com
2011 donorCentric Internet and Multi-Channel Giving Benchmark Report shows that only 3% of donors who joined by mail in 2009 gave online gift in 2010.
Cygnus releases 2011 North American Donor Survey.
Dynamics of Cause Engagement reports that feeding the hungry and supporting the troops top causes for both women and men.
Harris Interactive released the 2010 results of EquiTrend study - showing that the top 10 most trusted non-profits include St. Jude’s Research Hospital, Susan G. Komen for the Cure, Mayo Clinic, Cleveland Clinic, Doctors without Borders, The Smithsonian, Make-a-Wish Foundation, Habitat for Humanity International, Heifer International, and Salvation Army.
According to The Chronicle of Philanthropy, donors gave $895 million to support the relief efforts in Haiti.
Tune-in to the “Oprah” show this Thursday to hear Oprah’s call to action for all women! Heifer International will be featured, along with a story that Oprah calls “the most incredible story of manifesting a dream I have ever heard.”
More on Heifer.org.
Heifer’s mission is to end hunger and poverty while caring for the earth. [...]
Need some tips on Fundraising in Turbulent Times? Check out the session led by CMS Principal and CEO Ellen Cobb Church, Marjorie Spitz-Nagrotsky of Americans United for Separation of Church and State, and Heather Wallace of City Harvest at the DMA Nonprofit Federation Conference in New York.
The CMS Family is pleased to announce that we just got bigger!
Madeleine Olivia Mercer was born at 1:24 pm on Friday, August 7, 2009.
Maddie and Jenn along with Dad (Todd) and Big Brother Cooper are healthy, joyful and grateful.
Welcome to the world, Maddie.
And thanks for already making it a better place.
We love [...]
Today the need for emergency food is greater than ever. And the face of hunger is much different than you might expect. City Harvest delivers an average of 60,000 pounds of food daily - 23 million pounds this year.
Read about New York’s hungry and make a generous donation to City Harvest today.
According to the New York Times more people aged 50 years and older are serving as Peace Corps volunteers.
Join the celebration this month and Pass on the Gift to help end World Hunger. Visit Heifer International’s website to learn more and get a virtual front row seat to Pass On Ceremonies around the world. We’re having a Pass on the Gift party this month to benefit Heifer - you should, too!
Read this Washington Post article on how the online movement grew up.
We can all learn something from Operation Smile’s fully integrated fundraising program. Read about it in this month’s issue of Fundraising Success.
New York City Nonprofits Are Feeling the Economic Pinch as Need is on the Rise
Obama raises $66 million in August.
Interested in how the two presidential candidates match-up online? Mark Walsh dissects the latest comScore study on ONLINE MEDIA DAILY.
As more than 1 million people flee Gustav relief organizations seek funds to support those in need.
Reductions in pay for 17 top executives to take place in five years.
Read Rob’s thoughts on Governor Palin’s policies on Sex Ed in Alaska
Berea College, which charges no tuition and only accepts applicants from low-income families, provides an unusual perspective on how universities should handle endowments.
Read the full story here.
Check Out The Chronicle of Philanthropy’s Special Report on Campaign 2008. It’s a great way to stay informed on where candidate’s stand on issues important to non-profits.
Check it out here.
Read all about it, here.