Monday, July 20, 2015

Social Skills: How Associations Use Social Media: Associations Now

Social Skills: How Associations Use Social Media: Associations Now: "We already know that associations are becoming more confident and strategic in how they use social media. But two new studies offer a by-the-numbers look at what they’ve done in the social space in the last year."



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Friday, July 17, 2015

Exclusive: Which aid relief charities spend the most on fundraising? | Reuters

Exclusive: Which aid relief charities spend the most on fundraising? | Reuters: "A survey of the world's 50 biggest humanitarian non-governmental organizations (NGOs) by expenditure found their total annual spending has more than doubled to $18 billion in the last 10 years - greater than the national GDP of one third of the world's countries.

The growth has come as more public money is funneled to victims of disasters and conflicts."



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Thursday, July 16, 2015

Foundation Center - Press Release - New Report Analyzes $1.8 Billion in Global Human Rights Funding

Foundation Center - Press Release - New Report Analyzes $1.8 Billion in Global Human Rights Funding: "New Report Analyzes $1.8 Billion in Global Human Rights Funding

New York, NY — July 16, 2015. Released today, the 2015 edition of Advancing Human Rights: Update on Global Foundation Grantmaking analyzes $1.8 billion granted by 774 foundations in support of nearly 11,000 organizations worldwide. Among a consistent subset of human rights funders, giving increased 6 percent between 2011 and 2012, the latest year for which data are available. The third in an annual series produced jointly by Foundation Center and the International Human Rights Funders Group (IHRFG), this report is part of an ongoing effort to advance knowledge and facilitate strategic decision making in the field of human rights philanthropy."



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Wednesday, July 15, 2015

24 Must-Read Fundraising and Social Media Reports for Nonprofits

24 Must-Read Fundraising and Social Media Reports for Nonprofits: "The reports listed below are just a small sampling of some of the research available to nonprofits on the subjects of online fundraising and social media. The data can be used to help your nonprofit craft a technology and fundraising strategic plan"



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Thursday, June 25, 2015

Asia is Singapore's top destination for voluntourism: Zuji - TTG Asia - Leader in Hotel, Airlines, Tourism and Travel Trade News

Asia is Singapore's top destination for voluntourism: Zuji - TTG Asia - Leader in Hotel, Airlines, Tourism and Travel Trade News: "CHARITY starts at home for Singaporeans travellers, with more than half saying they would prefer to stay within Asia when going for volunteer trips abroad, said a survey.
 
Zuji’s Giving Back is the New Black study polled 855 Singapore-based travellers and found that 60 per cent of respondents would travel for a cause to Asia as compared to the four per cent willing to go to South America, the least popular region likely owing to its distance from home and unfamiliarity."



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Wednesday, June 17, 2015

TSNE Releases Leadership New England Report | Third Sector New England

TSNE Releases Leadership New England Report | Third Sector New England: "TSNE Releases Leadership New England Report
New report profiles nonprofit leaders in New England, points to challenges with many seasoned leaders planning to leave in the next five years."



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Nominations Now Open for the AFP/Skystone Partners Research Prize - Press - AFP

Nominations Now Open for the AFP/Skystone Partners Research Prize - Press - AFP: "Nominations Now Open for the AFP/Skystone Partners Research Prize
April 22, 2015

The 2016 Skystone Partners Prize for Research on Fundraising and Philanthropy, presented by The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP)

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS OR NOMINATIONS"



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Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Aussie Philanthropists Struggling With Red Tape | Pro Bono Australia

Aussie Philanthropists Struggling With Red Tape | Pro Bono Australia: "ustralia’s philanthropic sector is “decidedly disjointed” and lags behind the world’s leaders on cross-border giving, according to a landmark report.

The Index of Philanthropic Freedom 2015 by the Centre for Global Prosperity at the Hudson Institute ranked Australia behind New Zealand, the USA, Canada, Japan and Spain in terms of barriers and incentives for individuals and organisations to donate money and time to social causes."



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Hudson Institute Releases Index of Philanthropic Freedom -- WASHINGTON, June 15, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --

Press Release

Hudson Institute Releases Index of Philanthropic Freedom -- WASHINGTON, June 15, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --: "- Hudson Institute's Center for Global Prosperity (CGP) today has released the Index of Philanthropic Freedom, the first global study to measure and compare the incentives and barriers to giving.

The new Index provides a detailed analysis of the legal barriers and incentives to philanthropy in both developed and developing countries. Local experts from 64 countries participated in the study, which includes country-specific reports, trends, and policy recommendations.

The full report can be found here: http://bit.ly/IndexPF2015.
An interactive map graphic can be found here: http://bit.ly/IndexMap2015."



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Hudson Institute Releases Index of Philanthropic Freedom -- WASHINGTON, June 15, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --

Press Release



Hudson Institute Releases Index of Philanthropic Freedom -- WASHINGTON, June 15, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --: "- Hudson Institute's Center for Global Prosperity (CGP) today has released the Index of Philanthropic Freedom, the first global study to measure and compare the incentives and barriers to giving.

The new Index provides a detailed analysis of the legal barriers and incentives to philanthropy in both developed and developing countries. Local experts from 64 countries participated in the study, which includes country-specific reports, trends, and policy recommendations.

The full report can be found here: http://bit.ly/IndexPF2015.
An interactive map graphic can be found here: http://bit.ly/IndexMap2015."



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