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Humanitarian Emergencies: The Role of the Media

New media has undoubtedly changed the way people across the globe consume and share information, causing us to wonder what and who determines what news we’re presented with. Foreign correspondents from the Wall Street Journal, Overseas Press Club, WITNESS and Al Jazeera discuss.

Fundraising in the 2010 Midterm Elections

Despite the huge fundraising challenges in this current economic climate, candidates for Congress and state houses have benefitted from fundraising numbers that dwarf those of previous midterm election cycles.

Young Professionals for Acumen Fund Fundraiser a Smash Success

Nina Sharma West followed up to tell us that last week’s photography auction and benefit event hosted by the Young Professionals for Acumen Fund (YP Acumen) and Nuru Project was a hit! The sold out event brought together over 250 socially responsible young professionals in New York City and featured an exhibition of 30 prints sourced from regions where Acumen Fund invests, including India, Pakistan and East Africa.

The Science of Giving

Attention, fundraisers.  When it comes to getting the gift — it may be all in your head.  Or make that your donor’s head.  According to an article in this week’s Newsweek, psychology plays a real role in affecting where people give.  Author Peter Singer, a bioethics professor at Princeton, reveals the details of a fascinating […]

Getting Ahead of the Competition: Chronicle of Philanthropy panel

Earlier this afternoon, the Chronicle of Philanthropy hosted an online discussion entitled “Standing Out: How Young Nonprofit Workers Can Get Ahead of the Competition.” Panelists Rosetta Thurman and Allison Jones answered a variety of questions from young professionals in the field. Topics ranged from pushing for change in an older organization to getting noticed and […]

FLiP News Digest

We are highlighting two stories this week in the FLiP News Digest. The first is an interview with Elizabeth Dale, who was recently appointed Vice President for Institutional Advancement of Drexel University in Philadelphia. As Drexel gears up for a capital campaign, Ms. Dale has been asked to provide an assessment of the school’s fundraising […]

FLiP News Digest

Good afternoon FLiPs! We have two interesting articles for you to check out this week. First, take a look at this article by onPhilanthropys publisher Tom Watson. Tom discusses philanthropy trends for the next generation of givers. As our careers advance, the next generation will become our principal donors. It is vital that we understand […]