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Charity check-in: Outlook only modestly better for Arizona charities

"The non-profit sector has taken longer to rebound from the economic downturn than the for-profit sector," said Kristen Merrifield,chief executive officer of the Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits.

Tags: Arizona, Economy
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Pennsylvania's nonprofits flounder, budget impasse continues

“Nonprofits are laying off or furloughing staff, reducing hours of service, creating waiting lists and reducing staff benefits -- many are spending down their reserves, drawing on lines of credit and seeking bridge loans,” said Anne Gingerich,...

Tags: Pennsylvania, Budgets, State Budget
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Nonprofits cite economic impact as budgets tighten

State Office of Management and Budget Director Pat Pitney laid out Alaska’s $3 billion-plus budget shortfall with Alaska North Slope crude selling for less than $50 per barrel.

Tags: Alaska, Economic Impact
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Chesapeake Layoffs Could Affect Metro Nonprofits In Future

Nonprofits are now having to be more creative on where they ask for donations and they are having to look at other industries besides energy.

Tags: Oklahoma, Fundraising
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Charity Inc.: Advancing new emerging practices

While philanthropists and nonprofits have some of the most promising answers for these issues, they are currently at or exceeding capacity to deliver those services.

Tags: Oklahoma, State Budgets
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Raffle bill unfairly aids nonprofits linked to pro sports

A piece of legislation that would blur the line between gambling and giving is sitting on Governor Jerry Brown’s desk.

Tags: California, Raffles
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Study: better coordination of services to Utah refugees needed

A new study says about 45,000 refugees now live in Utah — and at least 220 separate organizations offer 388 programs to help them. But efforts often are not coordinated and may not give refugees what they really need where they need it.

Tags: Utah
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With greater need and fewer dollars, NH nonprofits compete for funds

Michael Ostrowski, the interim executive director at the New Hampshire Center for Nonprofits, said even public entities like schools now need to raise private dollars for their projects and extracurricular activities.

Tags: New Hampshire
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Bravo’s new mission: Help all Delaware nonprofits

Sheila Bravo thinks it’s amazing how many people work in the nonprofit sector in Delaware. As the new president and corporate executive officer of the Delaware Alliance for Non-profit Advancement, she’s looking to help all of them.

Tags: Delaware
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Keeping charity close to home: Lancaster Locals 4 Locals aims to assist local nonprofits

Anne Gingerich, executive director of the Pennsylvania Association of Nonprofit Organizations, suspects that the concept of keeping charity local will appeal to Lancaster residents.

Tags: Pennsylvania, Impact

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