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Are 501(c)4 nonprofit groups too partisan?

May 13, 2013
They’re called social-welfare organizations, but 501(c)4 nonprofit groups are increasingly partisan lobbying machines on both the left and right. Who can get this tax-exempt status?
Posted In: non-profit, lobbying, nonprofits

Mystery group spends $1 million opposing Obama

Oct 19, 2012
'Citizen Awareness Project' based in Colorado
Posted In: 2012 election, nonprofits, Barack Obama

Artists seek new business beginning at folk art market

Jul 13, 2012
In Santa Fe, New Mexico this weekend, artists from all around the globe are gathering for the world's largest folk art market. For artisans, the market is a chance to make money, but also receive retail business training and mentorship.
Posted In: art, nonprofits, Santa Fe

One social network that promises not to 'monetize' you

Mar 30, 2012
Despite pressure to show uses ads and make hay from their personal data, CaringBridge refuses. They're a special case, but are there lessons here for other social networks?
Posted In: social networks, Facebook, caringbridge, Health, monetize, profits, nonprofits

Nonprofits using deals websites to find new donors

Dec 23, 2011
Nonprofits need money, deals websites e-mail people who want to spend money -- it's a natural combination.
Posted In: philanthropy, donations, nonprofits

Not-for-profit hospitals?

Dec 20, 2011
The name implies health care for the poor in exchange for tax breaks. But it turns out it's not that simple.
Posted In: Health, health care, nonprofits

Charity in a down economy

Dec 6, 2011
Three years after the start of the recession, we revisit the Los Angeles' Boys & Girls club as a gauge on how nonprofits are faring.
Posted In: nonprofits, Charitable giving, charities, Charity

How social media plays into nonprofits and fundraising

Dec 7, 2010
This year, as we were putting together our annual survey on philanthropy, we noticed a running theme: How social media and technology are helping...
Posted In: Charity, fundraising, nonprofits, social media, volunteering

More victims of the Wall Street crisis

Sep 23, 2008
The Wall Street fallout news now includes charities, museums, colleges and other institutions that have relied on the largess of Wall Street's big...
Posted In: charities, church, colleges, endowments, museums, nonprofits, Wall Street crisis

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