Nonprofit Newswire | March 8, 2010

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The Nonprofit Quarterly Nonprofit NewswireHaitian Leaders Angry About Being Left Out Of Aid Decisions

March 5, 2010; Associated Press | On one hand, the outpouring aid for victims of the Haitian earthquake has been steady and generous. On the other hand, a number of the country’s leaders are unhappy with how the aid is being delivered and angry that they have little or no say how it is being used.—Bruce Trachtenberg

The Nonprofit Quarterly Nonprofit NewswireEx Catholic Charities Exec Not Happy

March 5, 2010; Washington Post | Continuing coverage of the Catholic Charities decision to deny spousal benefits for new employees in its DC operations is not a matter of picking on the agency, but identifying a particularly reprehensible action that nonprofits ought to say something about.—Rick Cohen

The Nonprofit Quarterly Nonprofit NewswireAnnie E. Casey Foundation Pledges Additional $25M for Socially Responsible Investment

March 3, 2010; The Annie E. Casey Foundation | In response to the “More for Mission Campaign,” launched by the F. B. Heron Foundation of New York City and the Meyer Memorial Trust based in Oregon, the Annie E. Casey Foundation is going to pledge five percent of its assets for investment in mission-related social investments.—Rick Cohen

The Nonprofit Quarterly Nonprofit NewswireDonor’s Frugal Lifestyle Enriches Illinois College

March 5, 2010; Chicago Tribune | Judging from her modest—some say frugal—lifestyle, little did anyone expect that when she died last January, Alice Groner’s bequest to Lake Forest College would be worth $7 million.—Bruce Trachtenberg

The Nonprofit Quarterly Nonprofit NewswireGoing Beyond The Call of Duty

March 7, 2010; KVVU TV | Why should anyone be surprised that sex workers at Nevada’s Chicken Ranch, are planning to donate what the brothel’s Web site calls “items of a personal nature” for a charity auction?—Bruce Trachtenberg

The Nonprofit Quarterly Nonprofit NewswireAnd the Oscar Goes To . . .

March 7, 2010; TakePart | In the new corporate style advertising, American Express is using the Oscars to launch TakePart, its new effort in philanthropy.—Aaron Lester








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