Mitt Romney and the Republicans have swept the fundraising floor with Barack Obama and the Dems for the second month in a row, beating them this time by a whopping $35 million. Achy Obejas argues that the president’s fundraising letters aren’t helping his cause.
A new piece in the Stanford Social Innovation Review argues that there are five things considered essential to the success of nonprofits that are, in fact, wastes of time. The author is wrong about every one of them (Don’t use volunteers?
The Dueling Critics and a whole crowd of those who are otherwise night folks assembled at the Goodman at dawn (well, 8 a.m.) last Thursday for what was billed as a major important announcement, complete with mayor. (These days no announcement is major-important unless the mayor is there.
Chicago Mayor Richard Daley has not yet said if he's running for reelection in 2011. And don't look for an announcement anytime soon. The mayor officially kicked-off his last four campaigns (see chart below) in the December before the election, around the time ballot petitions are due.