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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Friday, June 12, 2015

Nonprofit news roundup, 06.12.15 « Philanthropy North Carolina

Nonprofit news roundup, 06.12.15 « Philanthropy North Carolina: "North Carolina nonprofits a $38.5 billion business

North Carolina is home to over 10,600 nonprofits that spend $38.5 billion a year, or nine percent of the gross state product, and provide over 400,000 jobs, or one in 10 jobs in the state, a new report says.

And many of those nonprofits are facing rising demand for services and shrinking resources, says the report, “Essential: Our State’s Nonprofit Sector is a Vital Economic Engine,” from the North Carolina Center for Nonprofits."



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Tuesday, June 02, 2015

Nonprofit Pulse: A Leadership Survey from Marks Paneth - Marks Paneth

Nonprofit Pulse: A Leadership Survey from Marks Paneth - Marks Paneth: "Marks Paneth serves many leading nonprofits. To gain new insights into the challenges and issues that nonprofit leaders face, we surveyed over 100 nonprofit chief executive officers, executive directors, chief financial officers and Board members during the fourth quarter of 2014. 

The following are highlights of the findings."



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Thursday, May 28, 2015

Checkout-Fundraising Campaigns Raised $388 Million in 2014 - The Chronicle of Philanthropy

Checkout-Fundraising Campaigns Raised $388 Million in 2014 - The Chronicle of Philanthropy: "Title: 2015 America’s Checkout Champions

Organization: Cause Marketing Forum

Summary: The annual report found that 77 charity checkout campaigns at the nation’s top retailers and restaurants raised more than $388 million in 2014."



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86% of Wealthy Adults Say Giving Is Important - The Chronicle of Philanthropy

86% of Wealthy Adults Say Giving Is Important - The Chronicle of Philanthropy: "Title: 2015 U.S. Trust Insights on Wealth and Worth Survey

Organization: U.S. Trust, Bank of America Private Wealth Management

Summary: The report was based on a nationwide survey of 640 high-net-worth adults with at least $3 million in investable assets. It identified what wealthy Americans consider to be the most important elements of a well-lived life."



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Monday, May 18, 2015

Study shows churches lag behind in facilitating online giving | Dunham+Company | fundraising research

Study shows churches lag behind in facilitating online giving | Dunham+Company | fundraising research: "Less than 50 percent allow congregants to give online

Only 42 percent of U.S churches provide an opportunity for online giving by members of their congregations, according to a recent Dunham+Company/Campbell Rinker study.

In contrast, 70 percent of non-church nonprofits enable online giving from donors, according to another Campbell Rinker study conducted in March 2015 for The NonProfit Times.

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