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Organizing for Action, the 501(c)(4) nonprofit social welfare group run by Obama reelection team advisors has had a change of heart on accepting corporate money.
Is Private Bradley Manning, who admitted to giving classified materials to WikiLeaks, guilty of a traitorous act, or does he follow in the line of Pentagon Papers whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg?
What are the key elements of an effective online donation page? Cause Populi’s infographic lists some important factors to consider, and NPQ shares some eye-catching examples.
Ellen DeGeneres injects humor into the situation regarding the Boy Scouts of America’s inability to come to a quick decision on whether or not to allow openly gay scouts.
Though easily overlooked, hope is a crucial ingredient for nonprofit websites. Hope establishes that the problem you’re addressing is solvable, and that you have the solution.
Someone declaring affiliation with Anonymous claims responsibility for hacking into the U.S. Federal Reserve bank and publishing information from more than 4,000 bankers.
According to reports, the Boy Scouts of America are considering reversing their position on prohibiting openly gay members and formal action may come as early as next week.
With over 100 million views, Invisible Children’s Kony 2012 was a viral video sensation last year but the related movement fizzled out. What motivates those who have stuck with it?
New higher education publishers are experimenting with business models that include free e-textbooks, but such systems come with many concerns and challenges.
Does government or corporate money make charities reluctant to speak out and advocate? Is the independence of the nonprofit sector at risk? Questions from the U.K. resonate in the U.S.
Disaster relief is a field in which nonprofits have much to teach legislators about what works and what isn’t all that helpful.
The call of the day is increasingly for nonprofits to measure and evaluate outcomes, and there are many tools to help organizations do so. The trick is finding the right approach.
In a shift, it will now take 100,000 petition signatures to trigger an Obama administration review of petitions submitted via the White House’s “We the People” petition site. Is the site useful?
The death of Internet programming pioneer and open information advocate gives us pause to look at the ongoing push and pull over free versus commercial access to information.
You probably already know that Kony 2012 was the most popular nonprofit video on YouTube last year, but what other videos drew lots of eyeballs to nonprofit missions?
Former White House Press Secretary Ari Fleischer says that new limits on deductions in the wake of the fiscal cliff deal will deter him from giving as much to charity.
In Steubensville, Ohio, a rape case garners national attention thanks to a hacker group claiming affiliation with Anonymous, but will the U.S. House revive the Violence Against Women Act?
Pro-Palestinian and pro-Israeli observers put differing emphases on various Human Rights Watch reports. Where would we be without these HRW witnesses and truthtellers?
What if, instead of thinking big, nonprofits thought small about the actions they want from their social media campaigns?
It’s easy to blame the recent mass killing at Sandy Hook Elementary on mental illness, but the National Alliance on Mental Illness cautions us not to rush to judgment without evidence.
The hacktivist group Anonymous says it is “coming after” the Westboro Baptist Church, which plans to picket a funeral in Newtown, Conn. Meanwhile, thousands petition to strip Westboro of its tax-exempt status.
Inspired by the horrific mass shooting in Newtown, Conn., a gun control petition has broken the record for the most number of signatures on the White House’s petition website.
A recent report from C.W. Anderson, Emily Bell, and Clay Shirky surveys the current landscape and future scenarios for journalism and, within this frame, nonprofit journalism.
An infographic designed by MDG Advertising illustrates the many interesting ways in which social media has played a role in online giving.
The latest “Giving in Numbers” report from the Conference Board and the Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy finds a rise in corporate giving in 2011 due to non-cash giving.
Demohour.com, a popular crowdfunding website in China, raises funds for a pretty odd and creative assortment of projects.
Foreign Policy’s list of the top 100 “global thinkers” includes plenty of our heroes and heroines.
Is there something still there in the Invisible Children movement? Or is the Kony 2012 movement so narrowly focused that the mainstream press has deemed it yesterday’s news?
Drawing on the popularity of the Discovery Channel’s “Shark Week” and social media, the nonprofit explore is building awareness of climate change’s impact on polar bear habitats.
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