The Chronicle of Philanthropy | Managing http://philanthropy.com/section/Managing/248/ Mon, 22 Sep 2014 13:18:31 EDT <![CDATA[Nonprofit CEO Pay Raises Are Still Below Pre-Recession Levels]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/148877/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Nonprofit-CEO-Pay-Raises-Are/148877/ Leaders gained a median 2.2-percent increase in pay in 2012, according to a GuideStar analysis of compensation at 91,000 organizations.

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Mon, 22 Sep 2014 00:00:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Cirque du Soleil Marketing Executive Brings Expertise to Nature Conservancy]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/148867/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Cirque-du-Soleil-Marketing/148867/ Mario D’Amico plans to use techniques he honed at the entertainment company to help the environmental movement.

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Sun, 21 Sep 2014 21:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Technology Service Charity DoSomething.org Opens 8 Global Affiliates]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/148927/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Technology-Service-Charity/148927/ New groups in Africa, Asia, Canada, and Great Britain are already working on campaigns in literacy and other areas.

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Sun, 21 Sep 2014 21:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Trustees' Pay Is Challenged After 2 Give Themselves 1,000% Raises Over 9 Years]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/148905/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Trustees-Pay-Is-Challenged/148905/ A watchdog group is seeking an investigation of the Otto Bremer Foundation’s compensation plan.

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Sun, 21 Sep 2014 21:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[How The Chronicle Compiled Its Survey of Nonprofit Chief-Executive Compensation]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/148913/ http://philanthropy.com/article/How-The-Chronicle-Compiled-Its/148913/ Our survey reveals salaries and benefits of more than 400 people who lead charities that raise more than $25-million a year from private sources.

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Sun, 21 Sep 2014 21:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[For Some Departing CEOs, Leaving Doesn’t Mean Losing Pay]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/148863/ http://philanthropy.com/article/For-Some-Departing-CEOs/148863/ Lucrative deals with those who give up the top job raises questions about their contributions.



Plus, an exclusive for subscribers: See salary data for more than 400 CEOs of big nonprofits.

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Sun, 21 Sep 2014 21:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Latest Episode Highlights Danger and Potential of Reddit Fundraising]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/148703/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Latest-Episode-Highlights/148703/ After two charities turned away donations from the social-media site, a look at the mixed results of how its users have given to charity.

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Mon, 08 Sep 2014 16:41:47 EDT
<![CDATA[Conference to Debate Whether Current Charity Rules Promote the Public Good]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/148637/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Conference-to-Debate-Whether/148637/ Philanthropic leaders, scholars, and others want to pave the way for an update on rules that govern giving and nonprofits.

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Mon, 08 Sep 2014 08:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Pastoral Work Informs Philanthropy Role for New Leader at IU’s Lilly School]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/148621/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Pastoral-Work-Informs/148621/ David King will draw on experiences as an academic and in the pulpit.

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Mon, 08 Sep 2014 08:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[DataKind Announces New Chapters]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/148651/ http://philanthropy.com/article/DataKind-Announces-New/148651/ Two of the new affiliates are in the United States while the other three are overseas, in Bangalore, India, and in Dublin and Singapore.

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Mon, 08 Sep 2014 08:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[New Tool Puts Dollar Value on Social Projects]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/148581/ http://philanthropy.com/article/New-Tool-Puts-Dollar-Value-on/148581/ Organizations can modify open-source calculator to suit their own focus.

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Thu, 04 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Nonprofit Shares Data About Troubled Teens With Researchers]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/148399/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Nonprofit-Shares-Data-About/148399/ No identifying information is included, but academics hope they can use the data to help others struggling with problems like bullying and depression.

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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 08:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Human-Resource Departments Gain Power at Half of Nonprofits]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/148401/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Human-Resource-Departments/148401/ More chief executives or senior managers are elevating the role, managers say.

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Fri, 15 Aug 2014 08:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Michelle Nunn’s Senate Run Puts Nonprofit Leadership in the Spotlight]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/148365/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Michelle-Nunn-s-Senate-Run/148365/ Her salary at Points of Light and the organization’s grant making come under scrutiny.

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Tue, 12 Aug 2014 13:30:53 EDT
<![CDATA[What Government Liaisons Can Do for Nonprofits]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/148219/ http://philanthropy.com/article/What-Government-Liaisons-Can/148219/ The officials are helping to streamline state programs and help nonprofits that are stretched thin.

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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 08:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Government Liaison Offices Need Community Support to Resist Electoral Winds]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/148237/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Government-Liaison-Offices/148237/ When people who advocate for nonprofits are tied to a particular politician, their positions are often eliminated when new people take office.

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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 08:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Performing-Arts Group Sees Boost by Supporting Use of Mobile Devices]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/148297/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Performing-Arts-Group-Sees/148297/ A Virginia nonprofit gives opera lovers a chance to see "Carmen" translation on Google Glass.

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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 08:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Government Liaisons Help Nonprofits Get Attention They Need]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/148217/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Government-Liaisons-Help/148217/ Interest in creating these hybrid positions, paid for by government and foundations together, has grown as money woes force states and cities to rely more on charities.

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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 08:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Web Project Helps Museum Find Aging Holocaust Survivors]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/148293/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Web-Project-Helps-Museum-Find/148293/ An online photo project helped a nonprofit locate more than 380 people who survived Nazi terror as children.

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Thu, 07 Aug 2014 17:48:37 EDT
<![CDATA[Oh, Snap! A Q&A With DoSomething.org’s Snapchat Strategists]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/148235/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Oh-Snap-A-Q-A-With/148235/ The organization is seeing high open rates and conversions with the app that lets users send ephemeral messages.

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Thu, 07 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Catholic Charities President Leaves Legacy of Antipoverty Advocacy]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/147585/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Catholic-Charities-President/147585/ The Rev. Larry Snyder thinks traditional "safety-net" programs help people survive but often fail to help them thrive.

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Mon, 04 Aug 2014 13:10:20 EDT
<![CDATA[Public Allies Names Antipoverty Activist as New CEO]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/148011/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Public-Allies-Names/148011/ Adren Wilson will lead the organization, which trains young people for work in nonprofits or the public sector.

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Mon, 04 Aug 2014 00:01:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Average Nonprofit Spends 3.2% of Budget on Technology, Report Says]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/147941/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Average-Nonprofit-Spends-32-/147941/ The amount groups are spending has changed little in the past year, according to a study of 781 organizations.

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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 07:55:00 EDT
<![CDATA[House Passes Bill Designed to Encourage Gifts to Charity]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/147801/ http://philanthropy.com/article/House-Passes-Bill-Designed-to/147801/ The legislation would make permanent three tax items that have been regularly extended on an annual basis, as well as lower the excise tax on private foundations.

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Thu, 17 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[House to Vote on Bill to Encourage Charitable Giving]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/147777/ http://philanthropy.com/article/House-to-Vote-on-Bill-to/147777/ The legislation would boost the tax benefits of giving IRA funds to charity and let people claim charitable deductions on their previous year's taxes until April 15.

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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 18:53:51 EDT
<![CDATA[Charities Kick Off Experiments With Google Glass]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/147723/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Charities-Kick-Off-Experiments/147723/ Nonprofits working on a range of causes, including the arts and health care, won a chance to use the new devices to advance their missions and fundraising.

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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 15:45:23 EDT