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What bloggers are writing about philanthropy today

If you GOOGLE search the term "philanthropy blogs," you will find 1,070,000 results,
so here's a start on simple start on sorting through your first million looks today.

Blogs10 new results for philanthropyRob Densen: Philanthropy Channel Launches New Series -- CSR: Myopia
By Rob Densen
When it comes to understanding the opportunity to devise programs that focus corporate expertise on critical customer and community concerns, Corporate America has been a little slow on the uptake.
The Full Feed from - Friday: OEFFA |
By columbus imPRessions
The Ohio Ecological Food & Farm Association (OEFFA) is a grassroots coalition of farmers, backyard gardeners, consumers, retailers, educators, researchers, - - Frugal Village Forums
By mek42
I'm trying to give something each week. Sometimes I forget and I el…

Multiple landings on blogs about fundraising today

Blogs8 new results for fund raisingpeHUB » Healthcare PE Shops Find Fundraising Success
By Luisa Beltran
Fundraising may be hard right now, but a few PE firms in the healthcare space are experiencing success. Chicago-based Linden LLC, for example, recently closed its second fund with $375 million. The fund was oversubscribed and exceeded ...
PE Hub News: Firms & Funds - doubles up rivals in June fund-raising race ...
By Scot Kersgaard
Hickenlooper, who entered the race in January after incumbent Democrat Bill Ritter dropped out of the race, has now caught up with McInnis in overall fundraising despite being in the race for less than half the time McInnis has been ...
Colorado Independent » Blog - app inches public radio toward mobile fundraising » Nieman ...
By Laura McGann
Apple just approved a local public radio iPhone app, now in the iTunes store, that promises to deliver localism, journalism, participation and m…

Big gifts continue significant clip despite recession

The continued effects of the turbulent economy can be seen in the decrease in the number of gifts of $1-million or more announced in the first six months of this year. At least 181 gifts of that size have been awarded this year, compared with 250 such donations in the first six months of 2009. clipped from America’s wealthiest donors are making far bigger gifts to charitable organizations in 2010 than they did a year ago—but far fewer of them are giving $1-million or more to charitable causes, a Chronicle of Philanthropy analysis has found. By Caroline Bermudez

Multiple bloggers cover philanthropy today with these posts

Blogs10 new results for philanthropyRockefeller Philanthropy Advisors Awarded $3.7 Million Gates ...
By james
Pioneering initiative will develop tools, share knowledge and spread best practices with aim of increasing giving and impact; special focus on new and emerging donors NEW YORK, July 6 /CHICAGOPRESSRELEASE.COM/ — In an effort to scale up ...
Red Light Revolt! - Daily Digest | Tactical Philanthropy
By Sean Stannard-Stockton
Wealthy Are Making Bigger Gifts to Charitable Causes - The Chronicle of Philanthropy While fewer donors are making $1 million.
Tactical Philanthropy - can be profit in disguise for corporates – Calcutta ...
By statco
Philanthropy can be profit in disguise for corporatesCalcutta Tube (blog)In industries like the BPO (business process outsourcing), the attrition rate is as high as 50 to 60 percent,' he said. 'If the corporates take physically ...
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Social media the best avenue for NPO marketing, promotion

Social media the best avenue for NPO marketing, promotion: Today, marketing isn’t so much about the “big sell” as it is about the way in which you communicate with your audiences. Of course, big-budget ad campaigns for TV, radio, print, and, now, online will never go away entirely, but realistically, most nonprofit organizations do not have the budgets to invest in traditional advertising, let alone any other kind of costly marketing campaigns.