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At food banks, digital donations go farther

Nov 28, 2013
While food banks would never turn away that can of about-to-expire lima beans, those donations come with a lot of overhead.
Posted In: food banks, Charity, fundraising, homeless

Turns out a shutdown is a great time for politicians to raise money

Oct 1, 2013
There's no shutting down Washington's endless chase for cash.
Posted In: government shutdown, fundraising, political donations

Hey, big spender: Small companies start advertising for investors

Sep 25, 2013
The JOBS Act has loosened rules to let private companies and hedge funds solicit investment. How are they going about it?
Posted In: JOBS Act, SEC, investors, angel investors, start-ups, fundraising, crowdsourcing

DOMA decision kicks off money chase

Jun 27, 2013
The Supreme Court’s gay marriage decision launches major fundraising efforts from both sides.
Posted In: gay marriage, Supreme Court, fundraising, Edith Windsor, Prop 8

The economy of walking for cures (Infographic)

Jun 5, 2013
The Susan B. Komen for the Cure breast cancer charity announced this morning that it is cancelling fundraising walks in seven cities in 2014. How much do they actually make from similar walks?
Posted In: charities, Susan G. Komen For the Cure Foundation, fundraising

'March Madness' Beltway style

Mar 21, 2013
The NCAA men’s basketball tournament kicks off today, and there is big money at stake -- in office pools, of course, and in Washington, where the tournament is a gimmick for politicians raising campaign cash.
Posted In: Sports, politics, fundraising, Washington D.C.

Stanford wins the fundraising race, setting a record

Feb 20, 2013
Stanford University becomes the first school to break the billion dollar barrier for fundraising in a single year.
Posted In: stanford, higher education, endowments, fundraising

The science behind Obama's fundraising emails

Nov 29, 2012
"Casual" and "frequent" seem to be the formula for campaign fundraising emails.
Posted In: Barack Obama, 2012 campaign, email, fundraising

PAC tries to tap African-American Greek network

Sep 10, 2012
A new political action committee is trying to bring alumni of the nine oldest black fraternities and sororities -- known as the Divine Nine -- into the fundraising game.
Posted In: fundraising, African American

Super PACs backing Romney far outraise Obama's

Aug 20, 2012
Tallies from the first two weeks of August show the super PACs and outside groups backing Mitt Romney are vastly out-spending the president's main political action committee.
Posted In: super PAC, Mitt Romney, Barack Obama, fundraising

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