November 22, 2010

Give to the Max Day Gets Big Results
RE: Philanthropy
By Jennifer Ford Reedy
What happens when you combine great social media tools, a little bit of marketing, and the energy of hundreds of nonprofit organizations? 42,596 donors in 24 hours! We were amazed and humbled by the response this week to our second Give to the Max [...]

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November 19, 2010

Foundation Giving Likely to Increase in 2011, Survey Finds
Philanthropy News Digest
According to a new research advisory from the Foundation Center, foundation giving is poised to rebound slightly in 2011, after being flat in 2010, but it will take several years for it to match the peak level recorded in 2008.
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Coastal Bend Day of [...]

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November 18, 2010

Buffett Gets Medal of Freedom
Omaha World-Herald
By Steve Jordon and Joseph Morton
Omahan Warren Buffett’s success in business and his focus on philanthropy have earned him the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The Omaha investor, chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway Inc., is one of 15 people who will receive the government’s highest civilian honor from President Barack [...]

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November 17, 2010

Community Foundations Facilitating Change
RE: Philanthropy
By Susan Bornick
In recognition of Community Foundation Week, the head of the Eau Claire Community Foundation in Wisconsin emphasizes the strong local collaboration among her organization and others that is helping drive solutions to some of the area’s most pressing challenges.
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With Revenue Drying Up, Educators Look to Productivity as [...]

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