All posts by Holly Hall


LinkedIn Offers Tool to Help Charities Recruit Board Members

LinkedIn, the professional networking site, has announced a free new service called Board Connect to help charities recruit board members who have much-needed skills.

LinkedIn offers charities a place to post detailed information about their organization and the professional and volunteer connections of its board members and other leaders.

Through Board Connect, groups can then search LinkedIn for potential new board members by listing skills that would be helpful, such as an accounting or legal…


Foundation Started by Craigslist Founder Is Closing

After a decade of gathering nonprofit leaders and helping charities connect online, the Craigslist Foundation is shutting down, its president Lynn Luckow announced Wednesday in an online letter.

The foundation was started by Craig Newmark, an Internet entrepreneur who created Craigslist, the popular but sometimes-controversial Web site that enables people around the world to buy, sell, and trade everything from electronics to furniture.

In his letter, Mr. Luckow said Craigslist will continue its…