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Welcome to NEDRA's Industry News blog, where we feature news articles and other items of interest to the research community – hand-selected by our NEDRA News editorial committee. We hope these selections will be of interest to you - and encourage you to share your thoughts and comments here!

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  • 31 Mar 2016 4:16 PM | Susan Grivno (Administrator)

    This guest post on the DonorSearch blog by Jennifer Filla explores rabbit-holes in research--when to go down them and when to walk away!


    http://www.donorsearch.net/prospect-research-when-to-stop-searching/

  • 31 Mar 2016 12:07 PM | Susan Grivno (Administrator)

    Katie Rost, a cast member of Bravo's "The Real Housewives of Potomac," has stated that philanthropy is her "legacy and . . . calling." The Washington Post has called out the reality show personality as her charitable organization, The Rost Foundation, hasn't really given much of anything over the past decade or so:


    http://nonprofitquarterly.org/2016/03/31/im-not-a-philanthropist-but-i-play-one-on-a-reality-show/

  • 31 Mar 2016 8:09 AM | Susan Grivno (Administrator)

    Listen to this podcast by Helen Brown and Elizabeth Roma for insights on researching foundations:


    https://www.helenbrowngroup.com/foundation-research-a-free-tutorial/

  • 30 Mar 2016 9:08 PM | Susan Grivno (Administrator)

    This Blackbaud study challenges the long-held belief that election years are worse for our nonprofit organizations because of the “competition” from political campaigns.


    http://www.blackbaudnews.com/press-release/blackbaud-study-uncovers-the-impact-of-political-giving-on-charitable-giving.htm

  • 30 Mar 2016 7:28 AM | Susan Grivno (Administrator)

    In this guest post on the iWave blog, Preeti Gill talks about the benefits of networking with folks outside your own sphere:


    https://www.iwave.com/2016/03/22/2409/

  • 29 Mar 2016 9:00 PM | Susan Grivno (Administrator)

    Click on the image below for more information about DonorScape, GG+A's suite of prospect analysis services!



  • 29 Mar 2016 8:46 PM | Susan Grivno (Administrator)

    Prosecutors charge former Blackstone executive Andrew Caspersen with taking funds from charity to trade stocks in his personal account:


    http://www.wsj.com/articles/prosecutors-charge-park-hill-managing-principal-in-investment-fraud-1459180880

  • 29 Mar 2016 11:37 AM | Susan Grivno (Administrator)

    How did naming rights become so important to philanthropy? "One percent of philanthropic donations are anonymous—​the rest come with strings attached."


    http://www.townandcountrymag.com/society/money-and-power/a5341/naming-rights-philanthropy-anonymous-giving/

  • 28 Mar 2016 8:00 PM | Susan Grivno (Administrator)

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  • 25 Mar 2016 12:16 PM | Susan Grivno (Administrator)

    A large foundation built on oil has declared it's now "morally reprehensible" to invest in oil & gas exploration:


    http://nonprofitquarterly.org/2016/03/24/rockefeller-family-fund-divests-from-fossil-fuels-and-exxon/

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