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February 28th, 2018
Source: eWeek
That’s exactly what it announced Feb. 27. Salesforce.org, the philanthropic arm of Salesforce, and United Way Worldwide revealed their partnership to launch Philanthropy Cloud, which Salesforce described as a first-of-its-kind enterprise app to help companies engage their employees in giving back... More »
February 27th, 2018
Source: Exponent Philanthropy
Responding to dramatic changes in public policy in 2017, many foundation leaders have tailored their strategies and tactics in continued pursuit of their missions. Armed with clear focus, experience, and strong networks, these foundations are modeling good philanthropic practice that is worth... More »
February 13th, 2018
Source: Philanthropy MA Blog
The decennial census is a nonpartisan exercise and a cornerstone of our democracy.  Every 10 years, the US Constitution requires that all residents, including non-citizens and undocumented immigrants, be counted through a nationwide census. Collecting accurate Census data is an essential part in... More »
February 8th, 2018
Source: The Nonprofit Quarterly
For the uninitiated, donor-advised funds, or “DAFs,” are funds set up with “charitable sponsors” to allow donors to get a charitable deduction at the point of their funding while charitable grants are made from them over time at the donor’s direction. As most NPQ readers know, DAFs have... More »
January 30th, 2018
Is it the Super Bowl, or the Do-Gooder Bowl? Hyundai is using an expensive 60-second ad spot in Sunday's game to plug an organization dedicated to fighting childhood cancer, the automaker said today, following the decision by Anheuser-Busch InBev to dedicate two big-game berths to its philanthropic... More »
January 25th, 2018
Source: Inside Philanthropy
It’s not often that a nonprofit touts how much it isn't doing to help low-income Americans, but that’s a key pitch of the Family Independence Initiative (FII). And funders are listening. More »
January 23rd, 2018
Source: CNBC
Laurence D. Fink, the founder and chief executive of investment firm BlackRock, informed business leaders at the world's largest corporations last week that they need to contribute to society if they want to receive the company's support. More »
January 16th, 2018
Source: Philanthropy MA Blog
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