Advancement Services Report

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Friday, December 19, 2008

Wall Street Donors Continue to Give Millions of Dollars, Despite Downturn

On a rainy Tuesday night, the United Jewish Appeal-Federation of Jewish Philanthropies of New York raised what officials called a "staggering" $18.8-million at the charity's annual Wall Street Dinner.

Full-text article by Holly Hall avaiable via The Chronicle of Philanthropy, 12.17.08.

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Monday, December 15, 2008

onPhilanthropy Live Discussion December 16th

Tomorrow, onPhilanthropy publisher Tom Watson will take part in a live discussion at the Chronicle of Philanthropy, answering questions about his new book CauseWired: Plugging In, Getting Involved, Changing the World and the world of online social activism.

Just visit at noon EST tomorrow, December 16, and write your question in the easy-to-use chat tool. Tom will be doing the Q&A thing for at least an hour.

Friday, December 12, 2008

Salvation Army Benefits From Holiday-Themed iPhone Application

Thanks to a new application by a Seattle mobile-media company, iPhone users can channel donations to the Salvation Army by listening to Christmas tunes.

Full-text article by Caroline Preston available via The Chronicle of Philanthropy, 12.12.08.

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Thursday, December 11, 2008

Mapping Foundation Help

A new interactive map tracks grants that foundations have made to help charities deal with fallout from the economic crisis.

Full-text article by Nicole Wallace available via The Chronicle of Philanthropy, 12.10.08.

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Wednesday, December 10, 2008

Generosity of Alumni Continues in Recession

Colleges and universities, which have seen their endowments skid with the economy, are finding they still can count on the loyalty of alumni.

Full-text article by Karen Kapsidelis available via The News & Advance, 12.9.08.

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