The NonProfit Quarterly - Daily Digest
Hostess has blamed workers and the unions that represented them for putting a final nail in the coffin of the corporation that brought us the beloved Twinkie. There’s a lesson or two for nonprofits in this story.
How does a charity suddenly show up with over $157,000 in assets, spend it all out in one year, go bankrupt with a very visible socialite – Jill Kelley - in charge, and no one notices? Until now, that is.
For many, ‘tis the season to be shopping, but for some Walmart workers it might be the season to strike, citing low wages, sharply increasing health care premiums, and a punitive work atmosphere.
Some members of the Consumer Electronics Association have suggested that the trade association support the Occupy Sandy effort, but the idea is seen as too politically charged.
NTEN’s recent study documenting the dynamics of donor engagement, though based on a small sample, is worth a look as you do your own fundraising this year.
The blending of nonprofit activism and hip-hop isn’t new, but until rapper Twice Thou (a.k.a. Antonio Ennis), we haven’t seen much specifically directed at the foreclosure crisis.
In Canada, an audit finds that $9 million worth of donation receipts did not qualify as charitable gifts.
Colorado’s Missing Children Foundation will no longer use the name or image of Jessica Ridgeway, a 10-year-old girl who was killed after disappearing last month; her family reportedly sent the foundation a cease and desist letter.