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.
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 >>
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 >>
How human scale benefits civil society: In American Conservative… MORE >>, Brian Brown explains “why conservatives should reform philanthropy”.
In the Dallas area, causes ranging from nonprofit Cafe Momentum to North TX Giving Day are registering the growth wrought by crowdfunding.… MORE >>
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 >>
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 secretary of state investigates nonprofit, Arizona Free Enterprise Club, saying that decade-old group may have violated state election laws.… MORE >>
Lower-income kids in Philadelphia area can receive free school tuition, thanks to grants to a nonprofit that took over 15 archdiocesan schools.… MORE >>
Swedish company Safello announces Bitcoins specifically for charitable giving; three global nonprofits have started campaigns around the new currency.… MORE >>
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 >>