New Charity Guidelines Deal With Online Fraud, Overhead, and Executive Pay

From the Chronicle of Philanthropy: In a continued effort to self-regulate, Independent Sector, a membership organization of nonprofits, today released a set of 33 principles for charities to follow when their members meet in the boardroom, solicit donors, manage their operations, and report their finances. “Principles for Good Governance and Ethical Practice: A Guide for…

Upcoming Grant Professionals Association Trainings

From our friends at the Grant Professionals Association–Mohawk/Hudson Chapter: Click here for a Save-the-Date flier for many valuable upcoming workshops from the GPA. Workshops include Budget Basics for Successful Grant Submissions: An In-person presentation by the New York Council of Nonprofits on September 17, 2015, Accessing Census Data for Grant Writing Purposes: An Interactive presentation…

Being a Philanthropist Without Money

From the Huffington Post: People say philanthropy is only for the rich. This is a lie. When anyone gives anything with good heart, he or she becomes a philanthropist — a conduit and a catalyst for love. Thanks to Google, I found an article from 1940 by Corinne Updegraff Wells. She gave a great example…