Wednesday Highlights

Posted by laurelgerard on July 29, 2009

1. The Chronicle of Philanthropy announced that the number of American volunteers this year has not changed from last year, even during this economic downturn. 

2. Beth’s Blog featured a guest post entitled “Building a Movement in an Interconnected World.” This post reports on an interview with Jacqueline Novogratz, founder and CEO of the Acumen Fund

3. posted a piece entitled “Creative Fundraising Ideas in Tough Times.” This piece reports on a few charities that have found some very innovative and low cost ways to fundraise. 


View Image4. Sean Stannard-Stockton published an audio recording on his blog, Tactical Philanthropy, of an interview featuring him moderated by Peter Panepento, a representative from the Chronicle of Philanthropy. The interview is entitled “Philanthropy in a Post-Recession World.” 

5. The Philanthropy Journal referenced to a piece by the Memphis Daily News entitled “Study Shows Recession’s Impact on Nonprofit Orgs.” This piece reports that nonprofits in the mid-west are significantly struggling in this recession.


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