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3/10/14 — SXSW Update: Extending the Power of Giving Tuesday

The Chronicle of Philanthropy By Raymund Flandez Organizers of Giving Tuesday, now in the planning phases for its third year in 2014, want to find ways to spark contributions long after the holidays are over. The effort last year helped charities ...

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3/8/14 — For Nonprofits, a Bigger Share of the Economy

The New York Times By Anna Bernasek The overall economy has been expanding slowly, but at least one sector is vibrant: nonprofits, which have been growing at a breakneck pace. From 2001 to 2011, the number of nonprofits in the United States ...

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3/7/14 — Foundations to Congress: Supporting Philanthropy Benefits Local Communities

The Chicago Tribune — Wheaton (IL) By the DuPage Community Foundation The DuPage Community Foundation endorses more than 150 philanthropic leaders representing communities throughout America for Philanthropy Week in Washington. Hosted by the Council on Foundations from March 3-7, this week ...

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