A Look Into the NCAA Nonprofit Mission

(Check back this month for continued Key Elements Group coverage on this issue) As discussed in the previous installment of this month’s March Madness series, the NCAA’s purported mission is to foster academic achievement through athletics. In the process, the tax-exempt organization generates revenue for…

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Has the NCAA Veered off Course?

(Check back this month for continued Key Elements Group coverage on this issue) March Madness is here again. The annual month-long tournament is one of the biggest in U.S. sports. As the 68 team bracket whittles down over the course of the month, millions of…

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Cyber Security and Nonprofits

Goodwill – a nonprofit that provides job training and services to people with disabilities and operates over 2,600 thrift stores – came forward in July of 2014 to announce that the private information of its customers was hacked and stolen. A couple months later, after…

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Red Cross Under Scrutiny

The Red Cross is drawing some bad press following a joint report by ProPublica and NPR concerning the organization’s accounting. An oft-cited statistic – peddled by Red Cross CEO Gail McGovern, among other executives – that the group uses 91 cents of each dollar it…

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