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TIME Magazine Profiles GuideStar President

 

TIME magazine has named GuideStar founder and president Buzz Schmidt an "innovator of the New Philanthropy." "Schmidt's creation, GuideStar.org," the November 5, 2001, issue states, "has grown into the nation's premier nonprofit database, offering financial information on more than 850,000 organizations."


How the "First War of the 21st Century" Is Affecting Nonprofit Fundraising

 

As a follow-up to our larger survey, we asked individuals who had provided contact
information whether their organizations were changing their end-of-the-year fundraising plans as a result of the events of September 11, 2001. Although the majority said, "No," a significant percentage responded, "Yes."


Those Contribution Requests in Your Mailbox

 

Last year, a retired university professor complained to "Dear Abby" about the charitable requests that filled his or her mailbox. "Every year," the frustrated donor wrote,