NonProfit Opinion Center
7 Nonprofits to Test Using Twitter 'Buy' Button for Fundraising
Megan O’Neil Thursday, 09/11/2014 | 0 Comments
Seven nonprofits are among the partners in a test of the e-commerce waters by Twitter that allows users to make purchases or donate money directly on the social-media platform.
What does Tijuana want?--Resident seeks answer for affection-deprived city
Matthew Suárez Tuesday, 09/02/2014 | 3 Comments
The pedestrian border-wait line at the San Ysidro crossing is like the longest line in an amusement park…only you reach the end and find out that there is no roller-coaster.
Top Immigration Court Hands Huge Win to Battered Women Seeking Asylum
Molly Redden Friday, 10/16/2015 | 2 Comments
On Tuesday, the country's top immigration court ruled that some migrants escaping domestic violence may qualify for asylum in the United States.
Foundation Based On Bitcoin Wins Nonprofit Status
Zach Halper Thursday, 08/28/2014 | 1 Comments
A foundation in Sacramento, Calif., is claiming that it is the first bitcoin-based charity to be granted 501(c)(3) status by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).
The cure for cancer that parents won’t use
Meredith Wadman Tuesday, 07/07/2015 | 8 Comments
Fred Ross. The man who found Cesar Chavez
Gabriel Thompson Wednesday, 08/27/2014 | 1 Comments
On June 9, 1952, Fred Ross knocked on the door of a modest house on San Jose’s eastside. The house belonged to Cesar Chavez, then an anonymous 25-year-old struggling to support his family through part-time work at a lumberyard.
How A Nonprofit Is Teaching Women To Run For Office
Gwen Moran Tuesday, 08/26/2014 | 0 Comments
The Women's Campaign School at Yale is training more women to run for office--and win.
Study: Crowds or Experts—Who Makes Better Funding Decisions?
Ruth McCambridge Wednesday, 08/20/2014 | 1 Comments
The rise of crowdfunding surfaces a lot of questions. Will the method produce better or worse results than funding decisions left to experts in venture capital or grantmaking organizations? How will the decisions differ? What will be the social results of those differences?
What Itï¿½s Like to Lose Your Best Friend to Suicide
Alma Rodriguez Thursday, 09/29/2022 | 1 Comments
Editor’s Note: The suicide this week of actor and comedian Robin Williams seems to have taken many by surprise. For Alma Rodriguez, 17, who lost her best friend to suicide two years ago, the tragedy reminds her of the importance of knowing the signs to look for when a friend is struggling with depression.
Two Aid Workers Being Treated For Ebola
The NonProfit Times Tuesday, 08/12/2014 | 3 Comments
Two employees of U.S.-based nonprofits have contracted the Ebola virus while working in the western African country of Liberia.
CookNSolo restaurant out to make real soul food
Bo McMillan Monday, 08/11/2014 | 0 Comments
Being in the hospitality business comes with some responsibility, according to restaurateur Steve Cook.
Setting up a nonprofit organization requires passion, patience
Wally Northway Monday, 08/11/2014 | 0 Comments
Jeffery Duplessis has a passion for nonprofits. After spending some 20 years in the media, he is now communications and training coordinator at the Mississippi Center for Nonprofits in Jackson helping others launch their charitable concerns.
Political nonprofits bungle IRS filings
Michael Beckel Monday, 08/11/2014 | 0 Comments
High-profile nonprofits that invest millions of dollars in political campaign ads regularly omit from their tax returns information about the companies they hire, according to a Center for Public Integrity investigation.
Stepping back so that our kids can move forward
Article and Author: Prerna Malik Tuesday, 08/05/2014 | 0 Comments
Honesty time: I’m a helicopter mom. I hover – a lot. There could be a gazillion reasons for it, but that’s not the point. The point is I can be overprotective and well, hovering. However, this summer, I’ve been stepping back. It’s been tough. But the results are so worth it. I’ve seen my little girl blossom, bloom, and become so much more confident than she ever was. Here are the two simple things I did to consciously step back and still stay involved.
Libraries are dying? Think again
Jareen Imam Wednesday, 04/16/2014 | 0 Comments
Like many visitors in Seattle, Glenn Nagel found himself in the city trying to avoid the rain. After wandering around, he eventually made his way to the Seattle Public Library to escape the dreary weather.
The Effect Crowdfunding Has on Venerable Nonprofits Raises Concern
Alina Tugend Wednesday, 02/26/2014 | 0 Comments
THE ads ran for years. The global charity Save the Children asked for a monthly donation, and in return, a few times a year the donors received a photo and handwritten note or drawing from children in impoverished places like Haiti.
2014 Will Be The Year Of Cesar Chavez
Tony Castro Tuesday, 02/25/2014 | 0 Comments
Almost half a century after Cesar Chavez’s first strike against grape growers in California in 1965, the legendary farm labor leader is about to enter the a celebrity walk of fame he never consciously sought.
Call 2014 the Year of Cesar Chavez – and for good reason.
Obama will award Medal of Honor to 24 overlooked Army veterans
Daniel Rothberg Tuesday, 02/25/2014 | 0 Comments
"The United States Army is proud of these soldiers and glad to see their professionalism, service and sacrifice being recognized again -- in full view of a new generation," an Army spokeswoman said in a statement.
Of the 24 awards, eight will be awarded to veterans who fought in the Vietnam War, nine to veterans from the Korean War and seven to veterans who served in World War II.
El Día La Raza: What happened to the indigenous race?
Rodolfo F. Acuña Tuesday, 10/08/2013 | 3 Comments
When César Chávez was asked what he thought about the term la raza, he answered the question with a question, asking, what was wrong with the indigenous race?
Ten Ways to Make Your Grantwriter's Time Count
Allison Shirk Friday, 05/24/2013 | 1 Comments
The decision to use a freelance grantwriter can be a smart investment for a nonprofit organization, especially if it knows how to use that freelancer effectively.
With that in mind, here are ten tips (plus a bonus tip) to help you make the most of your freelance grantwriter's time: