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When a gift comes wrapped in an enigma, it has extra heart value. That’s how it is with the annual gift of three gold coins dropped each year into the kettles of the Salvation Army in Morris, Illinois. It’s endeavors like this that make our lives sing.
Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane has taken action to hold trustees of two struggling nonprofits accountable for what appear to be significant lapses in fiduciary oversight.
Kudos to The Guardian for getting ahold of the August board book of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), revealing the conservative lobbying group’s strategy for recovering from its membership and financial losses after its involvement in stand-your-ground legislation.
Frustrated with the slow pace of investigating the IRS, Rep. Darrell Issa has given the FBI a deadline of December 16th to voluntarily brief the U.S. House Oversight and Government Reform Committee.
In a commemoration of fake news, the Boston-based school changes its name to promote a Will Ferrell comedy and draw attention to its programs.
The Nonprofit Quarterly has written a lot about the problems caused for many nonprofits by owning their buildings. Even in today’s newswires, there is a story about serious building problems among a few Pennsylvania groups. But in New York City, a few very well heeled nonprofits are leaping on an opportunity in the real estate market to divest themselves of ownership in favor of long-term leases.
The cyber charter school application of the North Carolina Virtual Academy seems to have been the product of a nonprofit, but the nonprofit looks like it is “virtually” a tool of the nation’s largest for-profit operator of online schools.
“Mother issues” in the board room and not so subtle conflicts of interest in a start-up gather like storm clouds in nonprofit land. Call the ethicist!
I believe that all boards should read the article and discuss what they have in place for their leader’s eventual exit.
Noam Chomsky, noted linguist and philosopher, argues that America hates its poor people. What does that mean for the nonprofit sector?
A nationally acclaimed law firm offers its tips to prevent the kinds of “asset diversions” that the Washington Post spotlighted in its recent series of articles.
Stateline has published a brief but very helpful summary of the controversial dimensions of the Common Core State Standards, often at the heart of the current debates around education reform.
Eminem has a history of giving to Wolverine Human Services in Detroit, but for Giving Tuesday, he decided to get his Twitter fans involved as well.
Travel writer and novelist Paul Theroux returns to a topic he addressed nearly a decade ago: the misguided efforts of “telescopic philanthropists” trying to help Africa.
So today (sigh) is Giving Tuesday and the din is deafening. Everybody wants a piece of it.