The Chronicle of Philanthropy | Managing http://philanthropy.com/section/Managing/248/ Wed, 20 Aug 2014 04:41:56 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 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[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[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
<![CDATA[Activist Challenges IRS Over Release of Social-Security Numbers on Tax Forms]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/147727/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Activist-Challenges-IRS-Over/147727/ Carl Malamud says the tax agency’s failure to remove the personal data from 9,000 Forms 990 that he bought from the IRS is a violation of federal privacy laws.

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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 15:45:23 EDT
<![CDATA[With a Few Pay-for-Success Plans Under Way, the Idea Is Gaining Currency and Criticism]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/147621/ http://philanthropy.com/article/With-a-Few-Pay-for-Success/147621/ Concerns about cheating and the capacity of nonprofits to handle complicated projects are not getting enough attention, some say.

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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 21:00:25 EDT
<![CDATA[Investors, Not Foundations, Lead Impact-Bond Push]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/147629/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Investors-Not-Foundations/147629/ Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Goldman Sachs, and wealthy philanthropists are putting money into the pay-for-success approach.

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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 21:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Leader of Ms. Foundation Hopes to Expand Feminism Beyond White Women]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/147595/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Leader-of-Ms-Foundation-Hopes/147595/ Teresa Younger, a veteran of campaigns for women’s rights, plans to focus on greater inclusion in meeting the group’s mission.

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Thu, 10 Jul 2014 10:24:13 EDT
<![CDATA[IRS Releases EZ Application for Charity Status]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/147469/ http://philanthropy.com/article/IRS-Releases-EZ-Application/147469/ The federal agency says 70 percent of new nonprofits are likely to use the short form.

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Wed, 02 Jul 2014 09:30:51 EDT
<![CDATA[Catholic Charities Leader to Step Down]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/147461/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Catholic-Charities-Leader-to/147461/ Rev. Larry Snyder to take role at U. of St. Thomas.

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Tue, 01 Jul 2014 17:20:59 EDT
<![CDATA[Judge Rejects IRS Effort to Dismiss Open-Records Case]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/147299/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Judge-Rejects-IRS-Effort-to/147299/ Public.Resource.Org is seeking to force the tax agency to release Form 990 data in a digitally searchable format.

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Fri, 20 Jun 2014 16:15:33 EDT
<![CDATA[Government, Foundations Turn to Cash Prizes to Generate Solutions]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/147255/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Government-Foundations-Turn/147255/ Competitions are now popular to stimulate innovative answers to vexing social and technological problems, a report finds.

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Thu, 19 Jun 2014 12:02:26 EDT
<![CDATA[IRS Open-Records Lawsuit Likely to Proceed, Judge Says]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/147251/ http://philanthropy.com/article/IRS-Open-Records-Lawsuit/147251/ A public-interest group wants changes in Form 990 to make information on nonprofits searchable online.

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Thu, 19 Jun 2014 11:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Somaly Mam Foundation Must Do More Than Rebrand]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/147233/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Somaly-Mam-Foundation-Must-Do/147233/ The anti-trafficking organization faces a tough road ahead after allegations that its founder fabricated stories about victims, experts say. 

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Wed, 18 Jun 2014 16:54:55 EDT
<![CDATA[Open Records Activist Shuts Down Nonprofit Data Website in Protest]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/147177/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Open-Records-Activist-Shuts/147177/ Carl Malamud, who is suing to get the Internal Revenue Service to release nonprofit tax forms in digital format, shut down the free online database he maintained containing millions of nonprofit filings going back to 2002.

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Mon, 16 Jun 2014 17:28:47 EDT