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From The Chronicle: Compensation of Charity and Foundation CEO’s Grew Fast Last Year, but a Slowdown Expected Now

Compensation of nonprofit executives at the nation’s biggest charities and foundations rose by a median of 7 percent in 2008, but nearly three in 10 nonprofit leaders are taking a pay cut this year, according to a new Chronicle survey.

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Government and Politics Watch: IRS Provides New 990 Advice

The Internal Revenue Service has released the sixth in a series of filing tips to help nonprofit organizations prepare their Form 990 federal informational tax return, the primary document that groups file each year, reports Government and Politics Wa…

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Give and Take: Applying the eBay Model to Charity, and More

A nonprofit consultant urges the nonprofit world to consider ways to operate more like Internet companies, with peer-to-peer interactions, notes Give and Take, The Chronicle’s column summarizing the most-interesting blog posts about the nonprofi…

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Conference Notebook: Clinton Meeting Raises $9-Billion in Pledges

Former president Bill Clinton’s annual philanthropy meeting, which was held in New York last week, raised more than $9.4-billion in philanthropic gifts and other types of charitable commitments, The Chronicle of Philanthropy reports.

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New Issue of The Chronicle Online

The Chronicle this morning posted the contents of its entire October 1 issue online. Find out what’s available in our table of contents.

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Results Oriented Fundraising

My favorite thing about blogging is reader comments because they challenge me to look at information and opinions from a different perspective. I wrote a post for the Jolkona Foundation and received a thoughtful response for a reader, Bill.
Bill made the argument that is not always possible to measure donor impact (read his comment). I [...]

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From The Chronicle: Clinton Backs Limits on Charity Tax Breaks

Former president Bill Clinton gave cautious support for a new Senate plan that would limit charitable deductions — an idea that has been harshly criticized by nonprofit groups. Read more about his comments and other updates in our conference not…

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From The Chronicle: New York College Gets Bequest Worth $85-Million

The businessman Raymond A. Rich has bequeathed a 60-acre estate valued at $75-million to Marist College, in Poughkeepsie, N.Y., along with a $10-million cash gift, The Chronicle of Philanthropy reports.

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