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Banning certain nonprofits from engaging in political activity, as some lawmakers are proposing in the wake of the IRS flap, would hurt advocacy organizations.
- Charity Went From Deficits to Doubled Revenue in 5 Years
- New Executive Director Promotes Life-and-Death Conversations
Although threats to sell Detroit Institute of Art's masterpieces prompts concerns, other parts of the cultural world are energizing the troubled city.
- A Humanitarian Career Leads to the Top Job at a War Museum
- Do Work That Donors Like, Don’t Cut Programs, Says Arts Leader
The institution trains students for careers in seeking gifts and nurtures its staff with lots of professional-development opportunities.
- The Hardships and Lessons of Work in Poor Countries
- Grandiose Idea Attracts Donors to Khan Academy
The work can be so challenging that the organizers require almost military-like precision from those who take part.
- Bird-Watching Program Aids Dementia Patients
- Not All Charities Win in $4.5-Billion BP Settlement
Phil Knight and his wife, Penelope, gave Oregon Health and Science University two years to match his commitment.
- Donor Pushes Idea of Tying CEO Pay to Progress on a Charity’s Cause
- Hospital Fundraisers Need a New Pitch: Help the Nurses
Craig Harwood, an academic administrator, is the new leader of the Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans.
- Family Gives $26-Million to Heritage Foundation
- A Gardening Program Helps Refugees Learn and Put Down Roots
A panel says both religious groups and secular nonprofits should be allowed to endorse political candidates as long as that doesn't entail campaign spending.
- Former High-Flying Executive to Lead Small Religious Charity
- New Leader of Bible Society Turns to New Media
David Jeffrey says his biggest challenge is to persuade a new generation of donors to give and pursue careers at the venerable organization.
- A Social-Service Leader Seeks the Right Moment to Share His Exit Plan
- Transition Is Tough When the Budget Doesn’t Allow for Succession Overlap
After the national organization voted to admit gay boys but not adults, it faced angry donors on both the left and the right.
- Portrait of Girl Scouts Turmoil Doesn’t Reflect Charity’s Strength
- State Cuts May Force an Arizona Day Care Center to Close Its Doors