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At an open-mic event in North Carolina, nonprofit consultants and leaders gathered to discuss their professional embarrassments.

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In a world where politeness reigns, some argue there is value in sharing painful professional experiences.
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GuideStar unveiled on Wednesday a free feature to recognize nonprofits that share measures of their effectiveness and outcomes.

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A new seal that appears on some charities’ profiles is intended to help nonprofits move beyond weighing overhead costs too heavily.
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Thanks to strong growth in email-driven donations and monthly recurring gifts, online fundraising revenue climbed 19 percent in 2015 at the 105 nonprofits that participated in the M+R 2016 benchmarks study. 

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Online giving remains a minority portion of fundraising at most nonprofits, but it’s growing rapidly, according to marketing firm M+R.
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See how a handful of nonprofits are testing virtual reality's latest technology to win donations and change hearts and minds. 

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Charities get creative with a technology that can have an immediate and powerful impact on donors, but they also discover pitfalls.
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Find out how to make the most of a nonprofit conference with our interactive Choose Your Own Adventure story.
You’ve made it to the big conference! But with so many options, how do you make it count?
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Fifty-eight percent of nonprofits in the New York and Washington metropolitan areas plan to add staff this year, according to a new survey of organizations in those cities.

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Competition for talent grows more fierce as a healthier economy and boomer departures heat up the job market.
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"I have found that when our women feel included in things, when they feel invited to things, when they feel thanked and welcomed and appreciated, they will be there and have your back."

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Women have the wealth and ambition to be a major force in philanthropy, but charities have to recognize and respond to big changes in the demographics of donors.
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How do you outdo yourself when you already host what's considered the country's biggest charity gala?

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The New York antipoverty group known for hosting the country’s most lucrative benefit will make its presence known throughout the city Monday, from the Nasdaq opening bell until late in the evening.
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THIS seems like a GREAT Day GYRL ALWAYS WHEREVER you TREAD, to help OUT a Charity
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Sebastian Junger, founder of RISC, saw the lack of emergency training as a systemic problem in journalism — and he wanted to fix it. 

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Reporters Instructed in Saving Colleagues, founded by Sebastian Junger after one of his colleagues bled to death in Libya, offers four-day medical sessions for journalists who cover war zones.
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A key barrier to greater openness, according to the study: a shortage of staff time and money devoted to such efforts.

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A shortage of staff time and other resources are cited as barriers to greater openness, according to a new survey of foundation leaders.
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The banking and oil heir left bequests totaling more than $750 million. A little-known theater owner came in second, with $605 million in donations. Read about the trends and some of the most interesting donors.
The banking and oil heir left bequests totaling more than $750 million. A little-known theater owner came in second, with $605 million in donations. Read about the trends and some of the most interesting donors.
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The James Irvine Foundation on Wednesday said it will wind down three grant-making effort so it can work exclusively on helping the working poor gain more economic opportunities and build their advocacy clout.

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The Irvine Foundation will end traditional arts, youths and education, and democracy grants to instead focus on ways to aid the working poor by expanding their economic opportunities and advocacy clout.
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