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Tight job market puts not-for-profits to test

Some local entities have increased their attention on retaining existing staff, encouraging volunteers to move into paid positions and expanding their searches when jobs become available by targeting recent graduates or community clubs or schools.

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Charity watchdogs at odds with IUPUI professor

IUPUI economics professor Richard Steinberg stands by his philanthropic theory, despite seeing his fundraising principles speared by a charity watchdog group and then by a cable news network. At issue is his belief that charities are justified in spending heavily on fundraising, because doing so positions them for long-term success.

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Report: Charitable donations ticked up in 2011

Charitable giving grew 4 percent nationally in 2011, but the increase was less than 1 percent after adjusting for inflation, according to a report released Tuesday by the Giving USA Foundation and The Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University.

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