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ProspectResearch blog round-up

Tracy Cadigan over on the Blackbaud ProspectResearch blog has posted their latest round-up. Hope everyone has a great 4th of July!

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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:  http://academic.shu.edu/npo/list.php

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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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