Legal experts: Greitens not entitled to charity donor list

"For large organizations, the donor list is something that's constantly cultivated and jealously protected," said David L. Thompson, an attorney who is vice president of public policy at the Washington-based National Council of Nonprofits.

Tags: Fundraising, Donors, Nonpartisanship

Combat These 5 Major Causes of Donor Fatigue

According to Rick Cohen, chief communications officer and chief operating officer of the National Council of Nonprofits, “People give because they believe in the work and the...

Tags: Fundraising, Donor Relations

For-profit giving normalized as crowdfunding matures

But some nonprofits lag behind for-profit crowdfunding campaigns as consumers give more to businesses and individual causes, no matter how outlandish.

Tags: Oregon, Crowdfunding, Fundraising

Giving Green – Can Cannabis and Social Responsibility Coexist?

According to the Colorado Nonprofit Association’s 2016 year-end survey, only 6 percent of nonprofits polled had accepted contributions from cannabis companies — but two-thirds of...

Tags: Colorado, Fundraising

Fundraising for Las Vegas shooting victims, survivors trails other events

Cohen also said the national news media moved on from the Las Vegas shooting too quickly.

Tags: Fundraising, Crisis Response

How local charities are affected when major disasters strike

In the wake of national and global devastation, it's common for local non-relief charities to see a short-term decline in financial contributions, said Rick Cohen, spokesman for the National Council of Nonprofits.

Tags: Disaster Recovery, Fundraising

PayPal Lawsuit Shows a ‘Wild West’ Reality in 3rd-Party Online Fundraising

"I think these portals are both a boon and a potential problem," said Jennifer Chandler, vice president of the National Council of Nonprofits. "Lack of transparency over all is a concern."

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Facebook faces landmark petition over fundraising fees

It is common practice for fundraising websites to take a cut of funds raised, said Rick Cohen, a spokesman for the Washington D.C.-based National Council of Nonprofits, a nationwide network.

Tags: Fundraising

Donations Raised By Professional Fundraisers Dropped Sharply Last Year

Importantly, however, this does not mean that nonprofits actually raised less money. This report is generated by the N.C.

Tags: North Carolina, Fundraising

How we give is changing

Recently, Jan Masaoka found out that a friend with multiple sclerosis created a GoFundMe to help make her sister’s home wheelchair accessible. She didn’t hesitate to help.

Tags: Crowdfunding, Fundraising


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