Let's face it: It takes a real act of the imagination to get into the head of someone older than you. It's even harder when you're impressed with your own hipness and think the oldsters just don't get it. Jeff Brooks writing in Fundraising Success: Young Donors and Other … [Read more...] about Are We Hung-Up on Younger Donors?
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IRS Commissioner Doug Shulman has indicated that small nonprofits that missed the May 17th filing deadline for filing their Form 990 may still be able to keep their tax-exempt status; here is his statement: Now that the May 17 filing deadline has passed, it appears that many … [Read more...] about Small Nonprofits Get Extension on IRS Deadline
JGooders.com, an online donation portal for the Jewish world, is apparently undergoing some type of restructuring. The site was launched to huge fanfare at the 2008 GA in Jerusalem. We have been hearing for a while they were re-thinking their business strategy and today, on … [Read more...] about What’s Up at JGooders?
The Role of the Advisory Board: Do We Really Need One? Recently I received a question about the role of an Advisory Board. A reader inquired as to whether this group is worth the effort it takes to form; to convene meetings; to provide a worthwhile experience; and to have … [Read more...] about The Role of the Advisory Board
In today’s internet age, tweeting, blogging, and expansive friend requests on Facebook seem to have become major criteria for communicating and working effectively in the non-profit world. Non-profits, which often tend to lag behind in their mastery of technology, are working … [Read more...] about Inside Perspective on Young Philanthropy