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Towleroad Heads to Texas for the Dallas 'Black Tie Dinner': PHOTOS

22 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

SPONSORED POST / BY PATRICK CATOE Last week, Towleroad paid a visit to Texas to check out the Black Tie Dinner in Dallas. Celebrating its 33rd year, Dallas' Black Tie Dinner is the longest running and largest LGBT fundraiser in...

People Ain’t Isht: Gay Activist And Major Obama Fundraiser Terry Bean Arrested For Sex With 15-Year-Old Boy

Wonder how the press caught wind of this story…looks at GOP Obama Fundraiser Arrested For Sex With Teen Boy Via NYPost He’s a mega bundler for President Obama. He’s been on Air Force One. He’s shared a Christmas visit with Michelle Obama at the White House. And now he’s being accused of sex with a […]

Chicago Children's Theatre gets $5 million in state funds

Illinois Governor Pat Quinn is expected Saturday night at a fundraising gala for the Chicago Children's Theatre — where he will announce $5 million in new state funding to help the long-itinerant, non-profit theater company purchase and renovate a former police station in Chicago's West...

South Carolina Elementary School Fundraisers Benefit Local Church’s Mission Work

Oakbrook Elementary School in Summerville, South Carolina ran a teacher-led fundraiser recently with all proceeds supporting missions sponsored by the Old Fort Baptist Church: The American Humanist Association’s Appignani Humanist Legal Center sent a letter to the district yesterday:

Taxpayers Spent $1.5 Million on President Obama's Personal and Political Use of Air Force One Over Labor Day Weekend

A recently obtained US Air Force document has revealed that taxpayers dished out over $1.5 million in transportation flight costs for President Barack Obama's Labor Day weekend personal and fundraising commitments.

Saving Eliza – The story of a successful fundraising project to save a life

About 8 month ago, we shared an interview with Benjamin VonWong about his work in this video: It’s the story of Eliza O’Neill, since yesterday 5 years old (Happy Birthday, Eliza!). She was diagnosed one year ago with a rare terminal genetic disease, called Sanfilippo Syndrome-Type A. Her parents were told that they would have to watch her daughter fade away before [...]Show More Summary

Robin Williams' Son Zak Opens Up About His Father's Death

Robin Williams' son, Zak Williams, has opened up for the first time about his father's death. At the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation fundraising gala Thursday night, the 31-year-old said his family is slowly trying to adjust. "We're doing okay," he said. Show More Summary

Colonial Williamsburg launches $600 million fundraising campaign

yesterdayArts : Arts Post

    The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation will announce a $600 million fundraising effort Saturday to support building restoration and expansion and the introduction of more diverse programming, officials said. The campaign has raised about...Show More Summary

dublab holds “Proton Drive” fundraiser, releases theme song from Sun Araw

Los Angeles’ non-profit, online radio station dublab is hosting another “Proton Drive” fundraiser this season, offering up all sorts of music bundles and other ways to help out the listener-supported organization. As of this writing, the drive has raised more than half of its $25,000 goal, with less than two days left. Show More Summary

7 Awesome Cat Calendars That Benefit Cat Rescue

I recently got my 2015 Diabetic Cats in Need Extra-Sweet Kitties fundraising calendar, featuring my baby Belladonna as Miss February, which got me thinking -- it's the end of the year, and the holiday gift-giving season is upon us. If...Show More Summary

Rejecting Obama Cost Democrats

Case in point is Colorado Senator Mark Udall who declined to attend a fundraiser President Obama asked him to attend. Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper (pictured) who was reelected weighed in.   Now read this:Dukakis Weighs In On Midterms (Nov 18, 2014) Republicans Used Twitter To Stretch Election Laws (Nov 17, 2014) Romney: Obama Needs To Learn [...]

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$$$ Uber’s Massive Fundraising Drive Forges Ahead Despite Scandal [Digits] $$$ Fed Launches Review of Practices for Supervising Big Banks [WSJ] $$$ How to Become a Russian Billionaire With No Help from the Kremlin [Bloomberg Markets]...Show More Summary

Uber’s Massive Fundraising Drive Forges Ahead Despite Scandal

A recent controversy ensnaring Uber doesn’t appear to be lessening the company’s appeal to investors as it moves forward with plans to raise one of the largest venture-capital funding rounds in history.

Arts groups face new fundraising challenges

The economy may be on a roll, but arts organizations are facing new fundraising challenges, according to Karen Brooks Hopkins, President of the Brooklyn Academy of Music. She said that securing... To view the full story, click the title link.

ZenPayroll CEO: Fundraising is a lot like recruiting. We care about shared values and vision

For ZenPayroll founder Joshua Reeves, fundraising is a lot like hiring. It’s an opportunity to build a team of people with shared values, complementary skills, and a parallel vision for how a product and industry should evolve. And fortunately...Show More Summary

HRC and Victory Fund Co-Founder Terry Bean Arrested, Charged With Sex Abuse of a Minor

2 days agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Terry Bean, a prominent Democratic Party fundraiser and co-founder of the Human Rights Campaign and the Gay & Lesbian Victory Fund was arrested Wednesday on sex abuse charges involving a 15-year-old boy, The Oregonian reports: Bean's lawyer, Kristen Winemiller, said...

How to Collect Compelling Stories to Use in Your Fundraising Work

Storytelling has become a hot topic in non-profit fundraising. It went from something that you almost never heard about just a few years ago, to the topic of numerous books, websites and conferences today. There’s a reason for this change: storytelling is extremely important to good fundraising. As fundraisers, we need to be carrying on […]

10 Must Have Year-End Fundraising Tips

Year-end fundraising is upon us once again. With every nonprofit out there trying to raise money at this time of year, how can you get a piece of the donation dollar pie? It starts small, check your website, have a plan, and test drive your donation page. Show More Summary

Watch: CAIR Attorneys Harass Protesters

(The United West) November 15 was not a good day for the Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR). First, the excitement that Muslim CAIR officials had about their annual south Florida fundraising Banquet was completely devastated...Show More Summary

New Ad Slams Sen. Landrieu for Spending Tax Money on Private Jet Flights

Louisiana Senator Mary Landrieu is locked in a runoff election that may end her political career, and revelations that she improperly used taxpayer dollars to fund 43 private jet flights to 136 political fundraisers and campaign functions won't help her re-election bid. Show More Summary

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