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GuideStar Newsletter, November 2006

From the President’s Office

Dear Friend:

One of the things I enjoy most is talking to people who use GuideStar. In Melville, Long Island, recently, a tax attorney told me how he was using GuideStar to help his clients make wise donations. A woman in Minneapolis told me how estate planners used GuideStar to select her organization for a sizeable endowment. In Philadelphia, a man described to me how GuideStar gave him a better picture of the nonprofit sector. Wherever I go, I always find enthusiastic users who tell me that they love GuideStar. Many say they can’t do without us; others tell me how much they appreciate the way we’ve helped transform the nonprofit sector.

Your feedback means a lot to those of us who work at GuideStar. … Read more

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Writing Knockout Grant Proposals

Three tips for writing grant applications that stand out from the crowd.Ours is the land of fundraising opportunity. Anyone, and everyone, can write a proposal. If you doubt it, visit a local foundation and behold the reviewer’s desk, if it hasn’t buckled under already. … Read more

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Helping Federal Employees Give with Confidence:
Gov@GuideStar and the CFC of the National Capital Area

Federal employees in the Washington, D.C., area can use Gov@GuideStar to research their Combined Federal Campaign contributions.In 1961, President John F. Kennedy created the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC), a workplace giving program for U.S. government employees. Since then, civilian and military personnel have contributed billions to charity through the CFC. … Read more

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The Young and the Generous:
A Study of $100 Million in On-line Giving

Who gives on-line? When do they tend to make their gifts? Why do they give through cyberspace? A new report unlocks the mysteries of on-line giving.

On September 3, 2006, Network for Good processed its 100 millionth dollar in charitable donations. In partnership with GuideStar, the on-line donation portal has released “The Young and the Generous: A Study of $100 Million in Online Giving to 20,000 Charities.” The study’s major findings are excerpted below; click here to read the full report. … Read more

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The Power Team, Part II: The CEO

What qualities define the effective nonprofit CEO?

The nonprofit field is full of leadership opportunities. From my experience as a fundraiser and nonprofit leader for the last 38 years, I think that an organization’s ability to succeed is determined by the leadership characteristics of the chief executive officer (CEO). …
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Is the Glass Ceiling Weakening? Highlights of
the 2006 GuideStar Nonprofit Compensation Report

Although male nonprofit leaders still earn more than their female counterparts, women have begun closing the gap. Some.

The 2006 GuideStar Nonprofit Compensation Report is based on 108,606 observations from 63,065 Forms 990 filed by 501(c) organizations with the IRS for fiscal year 2004. Among the highlights: Median compensation of females continued to lag behind that of males when considering comparable positions at similar organizations. … Read more

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What Nonprofit Transparency Means to You:
October Question of the Month Results

At GuideStar, we’re committed to nonprofit transparency. But one day we wondered: what does “nonprofit transparency” mean to people outside our offices?

The October Question of the Month asked, “What does ‘nonprofit transparency’ mean to you?” The responses fell into two categories: (1) financial accountability and (2) openness about missions and programs. … Read more

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