Thursday, January 20, 2011

Good News for Philanthropy

I wanted to share this article. Many of us small nonprofits have to fight for what little we get to bring events. We do a number of things during a year (like forego a salary) so that local communities can continue benefiting during growth.

Article---> "A Good Omen for 2011 Fund Raising"

January 19, 2011, 8:32 pm

In a sign that donors are feeling better about the economy, the number of American adults who said they plan to increase their contributions to charity this year increased to 18 percent, according to an annual survey.

In the past, the share of people who expected to increase donations was smaller. In 2009 and 2010, 14 percent planned to step up giving, and in 2008 just 8 percent forecast an increase.

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