non-profits http://www.kplu.org en People for Puget Sound shutting down this fall http://www.kplu.org/post/people-puget-sound-shutting-down-fall <p>A major environmental group, People for Puget Sound, has been shut down by its board because of finances. The organization is being absorbed by two other environmental groups.</p><p>People for Puget Sound was founded in 1991 by a<a href="http://seattletimes.com/html/editorials/2015352817_edit18puget.html"> charismatic woman</a> named<a href="http://pugetsound.org/membership/how-you-can-help/kathy-fletcher-sustaining-puget-sound-legacy-fund"> Kathy Fletcher</a>.</p> Wed, 12 Sep 2012 23:40:39 +0000 Bellamy Pailthorp 6306 at http://www.kplu.org Creativity at work to spur holiday fundraising http://www.kplu.org/post/creativity-work-spur-holiday-fundraising <p>With the year-end approaching, your letter carrier likely delivers at least one or two fundraising letters with each day&#39;s mail. You&#39;re not alone if you toss some of those pitches straight into the recycle bin. It&#39;s a tough fundraising environment right now for charities here on the heels of the great recession.</p><p> Tue, 13 Dec 2011 17:35:19 +0000 Tom Banse 3434 at http://www.kplu.org Creativity at work to spur holiday fundraising Next year's resolution? Make a personal giving plan http://www.kplu.org/post/next-years-resolution-make-personal-giving-plan <p>As 2010 comes to an end, many people are looking at a pile of requests for year-end donations.&nbsp; We know it's wise to set a budget for personal giving to worthy causes – but how much is the right amount?&nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 27 Dec 2010 08:04:38 +0000 Bellamy Pailthorp 434 at http://www.kplu.org Next year's resolution? Make a personal giving plan