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Survey Reveals Increasing Diversity of Civil Society in Vietnam

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To improve understanding of civil society development in Vietnam, The Asia Foundation just released findings from a new survey of CSOs in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City conducted from November 2011 to June 2012.

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Volunteers Worth More to Australia Than Mining According to New Study

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A University of Adelaide study has found that volunteering in Australia is now worth more than the mining industry, declaring the true extent of its monetary value to be more than $200 billion a year.

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Twitter Donors Worth the Most on Social Media

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ple who make donations on JustGiving pages after being prompted on Twitter are nearly twice as generous as those who are inspired to give by a Facebook prompt, according to new figures.

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More Female Nonprofit Executives but Still Making Less Money Than Their Male Counterparts

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Female nonprofit executives continue to make less money than their male counterparts, even though the percentage of women in executive roles at nonprofits has increased since 1999, says a new report.

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Trends for Online Donations 2011, Key Findings from Network for Good Index Update

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Network for Good released a huge Online Giving Study, which looked at over $381 million in online giving from 2003 to 2009, and provided great insights into the importance of online donors’ experiences when giving. To supplement this study, Network for Good recently released their
Online Giving Index Update, which examined giving in 2011 and how
it measured up to the same period in 2010.

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