While giving thanks, also give your time, money and voice

“If you care enough to invest your money in an organization, then investing your voice can magnify that impact with policymakers,” says David Heinen, vice president for public policy and advocacy with the North Carolina Center for Nonprofits.

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Giving likely to be up, but nervousness persists

In Oklahoma, our nonprofits – in the face of great economic challenges both with our energy sector and state budget – remain mostly optimistic.

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Post-Election Donations Up 300 Percent at Planned Parenthood of MN, ND, SD

Jon Pratt, executive director of the Minnesota Council of Nonprofits, said, generally speaking, donations to various groups do tend to spike after big national events, especially tragedies. But this, he said, is different.

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This gift card lets you give the gift of charity and lets other choose where they want to give

Rick Cohen, a spokesman for the National Council of Nonprofits, said people tend to step up their charitable giving toward the end of the year.

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November marks start to season of giving in NH

“Many donors feel more charitable around the holiday seasons,” said Kathleen Reardon, chief executive of the New Hampshire Center for Nonprofits. 

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How Iconic Charities Like Red Cross and United Way Are Trying to Win Over Millennial Donors

"It's about the evolution of giving," said National Council of Nonprofits communications director Rick Cohen. "In the past, there were a few big brand names for people looking to give.

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Some nonprofits bank on year-end generosity

The Montana Nonprofit Association has 600 members, which is about 10 percent of the nonprofits in the state, she said. And about 47,000 Montanans are employed by nonprofits, or 30,000 if you don’t count hospitals.

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How 'generous' are Coloradans?

It's the holiday season, and everyone knows it's better to give than to receive.

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5 Questions to Ask Before Giving to a Nonprofit

With Thanksgiving in the rearview mirror and Christmas around the corner, now is the time that many citizens and businesses across the Magic Valley will show their generosity and donate to local charities and nonprofits.

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Salvation Army's Red Kettle campaign nearly $400,000 short of its goal

The last-minute push to fill red buckets happens as fewer people make in-person donations nationally and more give online, said Rick Cohen, spokesman for the National Council of Nonprofits.

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