What You Should Know About Donating To Charity for 2016

Did you know that people in the United States donated more than $350 billion to charities last year? Tax-exempt organizations are the fastest growing sector in the U.S. economy as over 60,000 new charities are formed each year. With over 1.6 million nonprofit organizations, the competition for funds has become quite intense. Yes, donating to […]

Sacramento Kings’ DeMarcus Cousins Surprises Family With New Car

The Sacramento Kings Foundation recently announced its Season of Doing Good presented by Wells Fargo schedule for December 2015. Every year, the basketball team partners with community leaders throughout the area to leverage basketball as an agent of social good. The month long of special events, which already featured food donations, a refurbished public basketball […]

Securing Nonprofit Sites Against Terrorism

Since 2005, FEMA has been offering grants to qualified non-profits to assist them with security measures. In the wake of two mass shootings at non-profits within five days, Planned Parenthood in Colorado Springs, Colorado, and the Inland Regional Center in San Bernardino, California, it is expected that the number of applicants will increase next year. […]

Seahawks Safety Earl Thomas Holds Fundraiser For Families in Need

If you’re a sports or celebrity fan, it’s hard to avoid hearing about stories of highly-paid professionals flaunting their riches and buying expensive things we all dream of. Tabloids, magazines, and TV ads fulfill a need for those of us who want to live our lives vicariously through our idols; it’s evident that these fame-and-fortune […]

Taylor Swift Donates $50,000 to Seattle Symphony

Apparently pop sensation Taylor Swift is a big fan of the Seattle Symphony. The Seattle Symphony Orchestra recently announced an unexpected gift – a $50,000 donation from Taylor Swift, after revealing she was moved by a performance of “Becoming Ocean” by John Luther Adams during the 2013 Grammys. Not only did she fall in love […]

Professional Fundraisers in Massachusetts Took Smaller Cuts in 2014

Professional fundraisers are seen by many as a necessary evil of the nonprofit world. These are people who are hired (by charities and other nonprofits) to help them raise money and often come from professional solicitation firms. Now, the upside for charities is that they can dedicate more of their time to their actual mission, […]

Political Watchdog Calls Out FEC for Not Acting Against Nonprofit

Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) is a political watchdog group that is calling for a criminal investigation of three conservatives who are connected to a “dark money” nonprofit. William Canfield, Scott Reed, and Wayne Berman have been connected to the Commission for Hope, Growth and Opportunity (CHGO), and now-defunct nonprofit which spent […]

Maine Charity Ships Medical Supplies to Syria

Partners for World Health is an organization based in Portland, Maine that collects discarded, but still usable, medical equipment from local hospitals and ships it overseas to underdeveloped or war-torn countries that can use it. They just shipped out 40,000 pounds of medical supplies which will be loaded on a ship and sent to Turkey, […]