Monthly Archives: June 2011

CU Foundation hiring Business Support Assistant – Research Services

CU Foundation is looking for a Business Support Assistant – Research Services.

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Finding and correcting bad data

David Lamb, Senior Solutions Consultant at Target Analytics and regular speaker at CPRA symposia, has a post on Blackbaud’s ProspcetResearch blog all about bad data. Here’s a snippet:  “One of the first lessons you learn as a prospect researcher is … Continue reading

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An intro to map making with Google tools part 2

The Google Nonprofits blog has posted part 2 of how to make maps using Google’s map tools. “New to map-making with Google tools? Last week we focused on how you could get started by creating a map of your organization’s … Continue reading

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Considering a degree in nonprofit management?

Terrie Temkin at Philanthropy Journal has posted an article about how to choose a nonprofit management program. Note:  the url in the article for the list maintained by Seton Hall University has a typo.  The correct url is:

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DMNS hiring Director of Major Gifts

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is searching for a Director of  Major Gifts.  Application deadline is June 27, 2011.

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New opportunity posted on the jobs page

The Denver Museum of Nature and Science is hiring a Prospect Research Manager.

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Zillow expands their database

Zillow has added more then 25 million new home valuations and has improved the accuracy of their estimate algorithms.

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Live chat: How to contact grantmakers & get results

The Foundation Center is offering a free live chat  Monday, June 20, 2011 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm ET.    Click here to register. “Marilyn Hoyt, nonprofit executive, consultant, and trainer, and Meghan Mucklow Pietrantonio, Grants Manager for SunTrust Bank’s Foundations … Continue reading

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Over 5,000 Colorado nonprofits lose tax-exempt status

According to the Denver Business Journal, the IRS has revoked the tax-exempt status of 5,139 Colorado nonprofits.  The affected nonprofits failed to comply with a 2006 IRS regulation that requires all nonprofits (except church related groups) file a return for … Continue reading

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Bing Maps improves street view

Search Engine Watch reports that Bing has made some changes to it’s Map street view tool.  Previously the street view used 360 degree panoramas called ‘bubbles.’  Bing has now flattened the bubbles into one long scrolling panorama.  There’s a “u-turn” … Continue reading

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