More Predictions of Doom

Posted by on Jan 19, 2018

Three links on the impact of the new tax law on the charitable sector—affordable housing, giving incentives and the inability of the sector to compensate for government cuts: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/01/18/business/economy/tax-housing.html...

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Nonprofit Journalism Flourishes

Posted by on Jan 18, 2018

The Columbia Journalism Review writes about the Guardian’s foray into philanthropic support for its work, with some help from my alma mater, USC’s Annenberg School: https://www.cjr.org/business_of_news/guardian-nonprofit-philanthropy.php

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Mindshare

Posted by on Jan 18, 2018

Mindshare describes the level of awareness that your nonprofit has in people’s minds. It’s less about what people think about your nonprofit and more about how much they think of you. If they aren’t thinking about you much, you lack mindshare, and that’s bad for fundraising and advocacy:...

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Foundations Step Up & Join the Resistance

Posted by on Jan 18, 2018

In PA, one files an amicus brief in a state gerrymandering case; in CA, funders develop a rapid-response ethos & inject more than $40 million in emergency support to DACA nonprofits: https://philanthropynewsdigest.org/news/pittsburgh-foundation-files-amicus-brief-in-state-gerrymandering-case...

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