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Fundraising: The Big Boom in Online Giving
June 28, 2013

Online gifts to America’s nonprofits are growing far faster than other types of donations, two new Chronicle studies find. Donations rose 14 percent last year from 2011, to $2.1 billion, in a study of 115,000 nonprofits whose giving totals were provided by the online fundraising processors Blackbaud, Network for Good and PayPal. Contributions to the nation’s biggest charities also grew 14 percent, to $785 million, in The Chronicle’s study of 149 large nonprofits. That’s far sharper growth than the overall rise in donations in 2012 reported by “Giving USA,” which last week said contributions from individuals, corporations and foundations rose

Blockbuster Direct Mail 2004 Axel Andersson Grand Controls
April 1, 2005

The following is the full list of Grand Controls identified by the Who's Mailing What! Archive as having been mailed for three years or more during the past decade (1995-2004). For more information on any of these mailings, contact Archive Director Paul Bobnak, at (215) 238-5225. Or, to order access to the entire direct mail library of mailings received by the Archive between 1994 and the present, visit AARP Membership Registration Archive Code: 571AMASRP0604Z AARP Membership Card Archive Code: 571AMASRP0397A AARP Certificate of Admission Archive Code: 573AMASRP1095AZ Advertising Age Year/$69.95 Archive Code: 205ADAGEM0799Z Air & Space 5 + 1

Lists Golfers May Be Hole-in-One Targets (862 words)
July 1, 2001

By Kate Mason Imagine a typical American golfer. Do you picture an older gentleman playing a pristine, private course, donning plaid pants, while deepening his perpetual, George Hamilton-inspired tan? If so, think again. Who They Are Perhaps surprisingly, the average age of the some 26.4 million U.S. golf enthusiasts is 39 years, and 75 percent of active golfers play on public, not private, courses. "There is a perception that golf has been a game for older, retired men," says Judy Thompson, director of media relations, National Golf Foundation. "But while the typical golfer is male, the average age has been fairly young