Showing posts with label NPTransparency. Show all posts
Showing posts with label NPTransparency. Show all posts

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Guide aims to help funders be more ‘transparent’ � Philanthropy North Carolina

Guide aims to help funders be more ‘transparent’ � Philanthropy North Carolina: ransparency includes making available information such as past grants awarded, the process for selecting grantees, performance assessments and strategy documents, says “Opening Up: Demystifying Funder Transparency,” a guide from GrantCraft in collaboration with Glasspockets.

GrantCraft, a joint project of the Foundation Center and the European Foundation Centre, says 75 percent of survey respondents reported seeing increased demand for funder transparency over the past five years.

Friday, October 25, 2013

Red Cross Agrees to Changes in Disaster Solicitations - Philanthropy Today - The Chronicle of Philanthropy- Connecting the nonprofit world with news, jobs, and ideas

Red Cross Agrees to Changes in Disaster Solicitations - Philanthropy Today - The Chronicle of Philanthropy- Connecting the nonprofit world with news, jobs, and ideas: Following criticism of its spending of Hurricane Sandy relief funds, the American Red Cross will make changes aimed at avoiding donor confusion over how it uses money raised in the wake of major disasters, the Associated Press reports.

Under an agreement with New York’s attorney general, the charity will modify the language of online appeals to give contributors more information about whether their gifts will go directly to victims of particular disaster or finance general Red Cross operations.

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Charities open their finances to donors via smartphone apps – USATODAY.com

Charities open their finances to donors via smartphone apps – USATODAY.com: Potential donors in New Jersey and Washington state can already check out charities on their smartphones before they write checks. Other states are likely to follow, says Patrick Rooney, executive director of the Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University.

Monday, January 12, 2009

New site aims to increase transparency of Texas nonprofits - Austin Business Journal:

New site aims to increase transparency of Texas nonprofits - Austin Business Journal:: "The Texas Attorney General’s office has launched a new online resource that allows users to search Texas nonprofit’s tax filings with the goal of providing greater transparency of charities.

The newly created database , dubbed Charity Search,"