A new study of 4,600 charities shows a continued grim picture of rising demand for aid and a shortage of cash. But it also points to what matters most in tough times: a strong board and chief executive.
An upward tick in the economy has created a rosier picture than in recent years, although the size of recent pay increases is relatively low.
The Internal Revenue Service's action to revoke the tax-exempt status of nonprofits that had not filed paperwork is the key reason behind the 16-percent drop.
The bad economy has made more people worry they cannot afford the income loss they might sustain if the move into charity work.
Two experts provide advice on how nonprofits can use graphics to explain complex issues.
Using social media effectively may require unlearning standard practices in marketing to make content more authentic, say two experts in their new book.
The authors of 101 Social Media Tactics for Nonprofits share their suggestions for the best tools to help charities.
Setting goals is essential for groups that are tight on staff and money, a new report says.
The video site now allows members of its nonprofit program to broadcast live video through their accounts.
Bob Ottenhoff, who led the charity for a decade, says the organization is now financially sustainable and that allows him to seek a successor.
Miyoko Oshima, a top official at the Japanes American National Museum, will head the San Francisco operating foundation, which supports efforts to promote social justice.
The 107-year-old organization has made sweeping changes under the leadership of David Yarnold to corral affiliates around the country to...
By offering innovative Internet games, hip social events, and other events that attract people in their 20's and 30's, the National Audubon Society seeks its next generation...
Nonprofits say a lighthearted touch often gets more attention than emotional images like crying puppies or kids with extended bellies.
One charity mimicked Madison Avenue tacitics while another mocked nonprofits' heart-tugging appeals.
The Atlanta History Center mimicked a popular video that captures cliches that different types of people use, as staff members collected all the hilarious questions they get...
A North Carolina group got in trouble with the pop group Abba because its video with the group's songs seemed too professional and commercial.
As grant makers face pressure to prove their money helps society, they are taking an array of approaches.
The Austin Community Foundation wants to help its hometown shed its stingy image and inspire its youngest residents to get involved with good causes.
The growing number of people who pursue punishing athletic activities to raise money for good causes is putting new strains on nonprofits.
In dealing with people who want to puruse arduous athletic events for a good cause, nonprofits must takes steps to make sure they control donations and their organization's...
A young philanthropist bent on giving away half his fortune, the technology entrepreneur Greg Carr says social change isn't a short-term commitment. That's why he has given...
A Web site more than two years in the making gives social-service groups a new tool for collecting and analyzing real-time data to help them improve programs and measure...
Grant makers struggle to structure evaluations to they will shape pograms and inform decisions.
Leadership and incentives to staff members are critical if nonprofits expect to improve their programs by measuring results.
National-service advocates criticize a series of articles about the Corporation for National and Community Service and President Obama's nominee to lead the organization.
For individuals and families struggling with relocation issues, the Colorado African Organization offers not just English, computer, and civics classes but help in navigating...
Soraya Salti, regional director at Injaz Al-Arab, and mothers2mothers, a charity in South Africa, have each won the $250,000 Henry R. Kravis Prize in Leadership.
Celebrities have a tremendous ability to attract publicity and money for worthy causes, but working with them can pose some challenges for charities, the magazine notes in a...