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Charity Navigator Announces New Service

14 February in Uncategorized

New Jersey-based Charity Navigator (CN) is “the country’s leading online charity evaluation service.” A 501(c)(3) itself, this organization helps donors make informed decisions about spending their charitable dollars. It gives information and data for about 1.6 million nonprofits including evaluations of these organizations' financial condition,...

Behested Payments: Critics Take Aim

02 February in Fundraising

Behest:  (first known use: 12th century England) 1. An authoritative order, command   2. An urgent prompting One imagines Sir Guy of Gisborne galloping through the Nottinghamshire countryside announcing the Sheriff's latest behest that lord and serf alike hand over their valuables forthwith; a behested payment, so...