Kara Beer

Kara Beer

Kara Beer has worked as a development officer, grant writer, manager, and editor in the nonprofit sector for over fifteen years. She is the former managing editor of Modern Age, and the former development department manager at the Intercollegiate Studies Institute.


  • NY saying thank you in OK

    This year’s project for NY Says Thank You, community service group commemorating 9/11, is One Day Ranch, OK animal shelter damaged by tornado.… MORE >>

  • And even more on ice buckets

    Fast and easy charity: Rick Cohen gives a run down of some of the better columns out there on the pros and cons of ALS ice-bucket challenge.… MORE >>

  • Conservatives and philanthropic reform

    How human scale benefits civil society: In American Conservative… MORE >>, Brian Brown explains “why conservatives should reform philanthropy”.

  • The “exponential growth” of crowdfunding

    In the Dallas area, causes ranging from nonprofit Cafe Momentum to North TX Giving Day are registering the growth wrought by crowdfunding.… MORE >>

  • Médecins sans Murs

    Doctors without Walls is Santa Barbara’s local answer to Médecins sans Frontières; since 2005, they’ve served over 10,000 people through weekly clinics.… MORE >>

  • Dead at 150

    Court approved Corcoran merger with National Gallery and GWU, meaning “one of D.C.’s oldest museums is about to undergo drastic transformation”.… MORE >>

  • AZ investigates political nonprofit

    AZ secretary of state investigates nonprofit, Arizona Free Enterprise Club, saying that decade-old group may have violated state election laws.… MORE >>

  • Free tuition in Philly

    Lower-income kids in Philadelphia area can receive free school tuition, thanks to grants to a nonprofit that took over 15 archdiocesan schools.… MORE >>

  • Bitcoin philanthropy

    Swedish company Safello announces Bitcoins specifically for charitable giving; three global nonprofits have started campaigns around the new currency.… MORE >>

  • A duty or a business?

    In CA, employees and citizens continue to protest transfer of 6 Catholic hospitals to healthcare chain with alleged reputation of cutting services, especially to poor.… MORE >>

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