Philanthropy News Blog

A roundup of philanthropic news.

This Week in Philanthropy: April 18 – April 24

More Nonprofits Met Fundraising Targets in 2017, Report Finds

Based on an online survey of 1,222 charities, the report, Winter 2018 Nonprofit Fundraising Study: Covering Charitable Receipts at Nonprofit Charitable Organizations in the United States and Canada in 2017, found that 75 percent of U.S. survey respondents met their fundraising goals for 2017, the highest percentage since NRC launched the annual survey in 2010. The survey also found that 63 percent raised more than they had in the previous year, with only 58 percent of respondents reporting increases in fundraising revenue in 2016.

Full article text is available via Philanthropy News Digest, 04/18/2018

Obama Foundation Announces Initial Cohort of Obama Fellows

The Obama Foundation has announced the inaugural cohort of its Obama Fellows Program, a two-year, non-residential program that brings together civic leaders from around the around who are “creating transformational change.”

Full article text is available via Philanthropy News Digest, 04/18/2018

House Passes Bill to Require E-Filing of Nonprofit Tax Forms

The U.S. House of Representatives has passed a bill that would require nonprofit organizations to electronically file their tax returns and make those forms available to the public in machine-readable format.

Full article text is available via Philanthropy News Digest, 04/19/2018

Homegrown Help: The Rise of Africa’s New Philanthropists

Twelve Africans appear on Forbes’ 2018 list of The World’s Billionaires, including Nigerian Aliko Dangote ($14.1 billion, #100) and South African diamond magnate Nicky Oppenheimer ($7.7 billion, #202).

Full article text is available via Inside Philanthropy, 04/19/2018

Blackbaud Debuts New Philanthropic Index Featuring Comparative Fundraising Data Across U.S. Health Systems

The Blackbaud Healthcare Philanthropic Index leverages findings from Guidestar, HIMSS Analytics, the U.S. Census and Blackbaud, making it the largest analysis of community wealth, philanthropic giving and revenue for healthcare institutions. The Index includes overall giving to healthcare organizations and cohort development by community wealth and bed size, representing 7,000 organizations and over $9.4 billion in fundraising revenue.

Full article text is available via Markets Insider, 04/19/2018

Aimia Supports Canadian Not-For-Profit Organizations Through Data Analytics

In celebration of Diversity month, Aimia worked with three Canadian charitable organizations whose goals and missions support Diversity and Inclusion.  The data insights will allow each of the participating charities, Special Olympics Canada, Rainbow Railroad and the Women In Leadership Foundation to improve their operations through a deeper understanding of their members, donor bases and stakeholders.

Full article text is available via Markets Insider, 04/20/2018

Healthcare Predictive Analytics Market Size is Growing Globally by 2024

Zion Market Research has recently added the latest report, titled “Healthcare Predictive Analytics Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecasts 2016–2024”, which examines the overview of the various factors enabling growth and trends in the market. The report gives a granular investigation of the different factors and patterns affecting the development direction of the global Healthcare Predictive Analytics Market.

Full article text is available via The Mobile Herald, 04/24/2018


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