No matter where you look, social services are being cut at the very moment they are needed the most. These cuts are aftershocks of the 2008 crisis. But now, if what Roubini predicts comes to pass, the nonprofit world will have a catastrophe on top of a crisis.
The Fourth of July is a celebration of America's independence. But America's battered economy has left more of our neighbors more dependent on public benefits and private charity than we have seen since the Great Depression.
We often donate our clothes or unwanted items to charity, but is this helping a family fulfill their dreams? It may be time to look deeper into how we can help those most impoverished realize the kind of quality of life we all deserve.
In the ever-expanding and fast-paced new media world, issues appear to be more about context and less about content. The posts often appear short sighted, and lack substance but they reach a wide audience nevertheless.
Charities and foundations should be geared up to confront immediate and near-term policy battles of extraordinary consequence to them. Instead, they seem to be wearing blinders -- or simply fear controversy, no matter the stakes.
While her childhood hopes to be on the offensive line for the Bears were dashed early in her career, today Kathy is still using her blocking skills working as National Managing Partner of Diversity and Corporate Responsibility at KPMG.
Now, at the risk of stating the obvious, NGO is a universal term -- and one more frequently used in other countries than "nonprofit" or just "organization." So when our team at PIR sat down to evaluate the infinite number of domain name options that could be useful, .NGO resonated.
The public is increasingly curious about what we're up to -- an interest fueled by politicians who imagine that philanthropy is a big pot of money waiting to be spent to alleviate government budget strains.