New Rule Would Ease Fed Service on Nonprofit Boards

Under a rule change proposed by the Office of Government Ethics, federal employees would have the right to serve as officers and directors of nonprofits without first getting a special waiver. The OGE characterizes the current waiver rule as out-of-step. Do you?

A Fashionable Way to Give

Looking for a way to justify the amount of time and money you spend on the latest daily fashion deals offered online? Then may be just for you.

Recession Fueling Nonprofit Mergers?

What a difference a recession makes. Two years ago, a  management consultant to nonprofits said that 5 percent of her firm's business was devoted to helping clients explore mergers or other kinds of combinations to help them fare better financially. Today, she says that work takes up about 30 percent of her business.

Horse Shelters Feeling Recession’s Pinch

The continuing recession is having a nagging effect on yet another part of the nonprofit sector. The Denver Post reports that horse shelters are receiving an increasing number of calls from people who can no longer care for their animals, while at the same time adoptions and donations are both dropping.