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    New Museum Reveals the Man Behind the Mouse

    New Museum Reveals the Man Behind the Mouse
    Walnut Creek, CA -From the moment one delves into the new Walt Disney Family Museum in San Francisco's Presidio, it becomes apparent that this is no Mickey Mouse operation. Yes, the cartoon rodent who helped spawn a vast entertainment empire is here in all his glory. But he's just a small part of a wide-ranging, state-of-the-art presentation intended to please casual ...
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    New Yorkers Rackstraw Downes, Deborah Eisenberg, Theodore Zoli Get MacArthur 'Genius Grants'

    New Yorkers Rackstraw Downes, Deborah Eisenberg, Theodore Zoli Get MacArthur 'Genius Grants'
    A painter, a bridge builder and a short-story writer are three New Yorkers with a new title - "genius." Artist Rackstraw Downes, author Deborah Eisenberg and structural engineer Theodore Zoli are among 24 people tapped to receive $500,000 MacArthur Fellow grants. "I still can't quite believe it," said Eisenberg. "It didn't sound like a prank, but it's so impossible that you ...
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    Susan G. Komen for the Cure(R) Honored as Most Valued Non-Profit Brand

    Susan G. Komen for the Cure(R) Honored as Most Valued Non-Profit Brand
    CLEVELAND-- Top rankings for brand value, trust, and the charity people are most likely to donate to, affirm the strength of the 28-year promise of Susan G. Komen for the Cure(R): the world's largest breast cancer organization: to save lives and end breast cancer forever. The 2010 rankings of non-profit organizations from global market research firm Harris Interactive last week ranked ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +1
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    US nonprofits sue over patent to feed hungry

    US nonprofits sue over patent to feed hungry
    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- A pair of American nonprofits want to ramp up production in the next year of a high-protein peanut butter-like paste that could feed some of the more than 1 billion people around the world who don't have enough to eat. But Breedlove Foods Inc. and the Mama Cares Foundation believe one thing stands in their way: ...
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    Merchant Account Provider, BluePay, Offers Payment Processing Services for Nonprofit Organizations

    Merchant Account Provider, BluePay, Offers Payment Processing Services for Nonprofit Organizations
    An industry leader in credit card processing and small business merchant account services headquartered in the Chicago suburbs, BluePay has announced a new payment processing solution that allows nonprofit companies to streamline donations safely and effectively. By creating donation Web-forms, BluePay is able to offer a new avenue for nonprofits seeking to accept credit card and ACH donations, while maintaining the ...
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    Clinton Foundation Draws Eclectic Donor List

    Clinton Foundation Draws Eclectic Donor List
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Former President Bill Clinton's charity drew an international roster of donors last year, ranging from Norway and Oman to foreign lotteries, businessmen and celebrities, a contributor list released under an ethics promise by Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton showed. A donor rundown disclosed on New Year's Day by the William J. Clinton Foundation shows that in ...
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    Nonprofit Fundraising 'On the Go' With New iPhone App

    Nonprofit Fundraising 'On the Go' With New iPhone App
    AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The newest fundraising tool for participants in the 2010 Hill Country Ride for AIDS comes by way of the mobile device. The Central Texas nonprofit today launched its new iPhone® application, further equipping event participants with the technology solutions they need to reach more donors and be more successful in their peer-to-peer fundraising efforts. Developed ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +3
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    Sherman Alexie: Don't Call Me Warrior

    Sherman Alexie: Don't Call Me Warrior
    America's most famous Indian author on Obama's tribe, Native wannabes, and why Kindles aren't sexy. Sherman Alexie's literary ambitions often collide with his unofficial role as America's most famous Indian author. So he suspects that his new short-story collection, War Dances, which features some distinctly unsavory Native American protagonists, might tick off sensitive readers. "I'm going to get grief from certain ...
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    Can Your Nonprofit Benefit from Individuals' Enrollment in the Capital One's No Hassle Giving Program?

    Individual Donations Add Up With Capital One's No Hassle Giving Program In today's challenging economic environment when there are so many people in need, no charitable donation is too small to make a difference. In fact, individual donations are what sustain daily operations, cover crucial supplies and allow non-profits to continue their work. According to Giving USA 2009, individual donations ...
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    Stars Gather to Cover 'We Are the World' for Haiti

    Stars Gather to Cover 'We Are the World' for Haiti
    LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The charity anthem "We Are the World" has been rerecorded by 80 artists who came together in the same Hollywood studio where the original was cut 25 years ago. Pink, Natalie Cole, Kanye West, Jennifer Hudson, Celine Dion, Brian Wilson and others stood shoulder-to-shoulder on risers at Henson Recording studios Monday night to raise money for Haiti ...
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    Charity CEO Pay Questioned: Senators Want Answers Over Nonprofit Leader's $1M Compensation

    Charity CEO Pay Questioned: Senators Want Answers Over Nonprofit Leader's $1M Compensation
    WASHINGTON — A group of Republican senators is questioning high salaries and expensive travel bills for executives at the Boys & Girls Clubs of America, raising issues that could jeopardize millions in federal funding for the national charity. The four senators said they were concerned that the chief executive of a charity that has been closing local clubs for lack of ...
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    How to Find a Job Over the Holidays

    How to Find a Job Over the Holidays
    OFFICE PARTIES: Conquering the holiday office party doesn't just mean keeping track of how much you drink. Seasonal social events can be the best opportunity to network within your company, so you may want to consider veering away from the buffet line. "Whether you're the life of the party or full of social anxiety when it comes to holiday events, it's ...
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    List of 2009 MacArthur Foundation Grant Recipients

    The following 24 fellows each will receive $500,000 over the next five years from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation: Lynsey Addario, 35, photojournalist, Istanbul, Turkey. Creating a visual record of major conflicts and humanitarian crisis of the 21st century. Maneesh Agrawala, 37, computer vision technologist, Berkeley, Calif. Designing visual interfaces that enhance ability to synthesize and comprehend complex, ...
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    Laid-off Wall Streeters take stock, start fresh

    Laid-off Wall Streeters take stock, start fresh
    NEW YORK (AP) -- Eighteen months without a job. Fourteen months. Twelve. It's been a long, dry spell for many of the suit-clad Wall Streeters who were handed their pink slips before hardly anyone was talking recovery. But sit down with a handful of ex-finance industry workers volunteering to work for free as interns in a city-sponsored retraining program, and they ...
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    The President Donates Noble Peace Prize Money to Charity

    The President Donates Noble Peace Prize Money to Charity
    WASHINGTON – President Obama today announced the charities that will receive a portion of the $1.4 million award that comes with the Nobel peace prize. “These organizations do extraordinary work in the United States and abroad helping students, veterans and countless others in need,” said President Obama. “I’m proud to support their work.” List of Charities: $250,000 to Fisher House Fisher ...
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    Good Idea: Local Virginia Business Helps Groups Get Discounts on Signs

    Good Idea: Local Virginia Business Helps Groups Get Discounts on Signs
    Ameristamp Offers Help Groups Can Get Discounts on Signs As nonprofit and charitable organizations struggle today with reduced budgets, a local business, AmeriStamp SIGN-A-RAMA, 1300 N. Royal Ave., is offering assistance to qualifying groups. The assistance will be provided through the business' "Signs of Support" grant program, which invites any nonprofit organization to apply online for assistance in 2010 in ...
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    Oscar's Leading Men Give Back

    And the Oscar goes to… Many of these 2010 Oscar-nominated leading men have been leading in their communities for years. Read on to learn how they've made a difference. Best Actor Jeff Bridges, Crazy Heart Bridges co-founded the End Hunger Network back in 1983. Originally founded to end world hunger, it is now primarily focused on ending childhood hunger in the ...
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    Drew Brees Helps to 'Refresh' Lodge for Cancer Patients with $100K Grant

    Drew Brees Helps to 'Refresh' Lodge for Cancer Patients with $100K Grant
    As the Super Bowl reverly continues in New Orleans today, one local charity is also celebrating a big win -- a $100,000 grant -- thanks also to Saints quarterback Drew Brees. In this case, no game-winning touchdown was required but, instead, the support of over 500,000 ecstatic Brees fans. Indeed, the American Cancer Society Hope Lodge won the $100,000 project grant ...
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    Program helps build careers in construction

    Program helps build careers in construction
    Kevin Fintak wants a career that will last. He thought he had one as a carpenter building residential homes, but last year, after nine years on the job, he was laid off - among the many casualties of a worsening economy. Now, Fintak sees roads as the answer. "There is always going to be road work in the future," said ...
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    Answers to the St. Patrick's Day Quiz

    Answers to the St. Patrick's Day Quiz
    NonProfitPeople created the Are You Ready For St. Patrick's Day? quiz to help you learn more about the March 17 holiday. We're providing the answers so you can learn from the quiz, but... h4. Don't cheat! If you haven't taken the Are You Ready For St. Patrick's Day? quiz, go take it first. See answers on the next page... [page] 1) ...
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