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(US) Most Key Lawmakers for Nonprofits Win Re-Election

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Several Congressional candidates with key positions on committees that influence nonprofit policy won re-election Tuesday.

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(US) Obama Campaign to Start Accepting Text Message Donations

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In a U.S. election dominated by multimillion-dollar donations, Democratic President Barack Obama’s campaign is about to give small donors a new weapon by starting to accept text message
donations for the first time in history.

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Russian Presidential Candidate, Mikhail Prokhorov, Promised To Donate His Billions To Charity If Elected Russian President

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A billionaire Russian oligarch challenging Vladimir Putin for the presidency in an election next month has promised to give away the bulk of his estimated £11.5 billion fortune to charity if he wins.

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Summary of UK Third Sector Development 2011

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The Office for Civil Society’s strategic partners programme was scaled down from £12.2m last year to £4m this year and will cease in 2014. The loss of funding hit some organisations such as TimeBank and Volunteering England hard, and significant job losses ensued.

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(US) New Group Established to Endorse Politicians Who Pledge to Strengthen Nonprofits

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A new organization is set to debut tomorrow with a mission that is unusual in the nonprofit world—to endorse political candidates who have solid plans for strengthening nonprofits in their communities.

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