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Nonprofit news from around the web: Feb. 18 – 22, 2019

Written on Feb 20, 2019

In case you missed them, here are some recent interesting nonprofit news items from around the web.

An update on student loans for nonprofit workers
Last year, an audit revealed that participants in the student loan forgiveness program for those employed by nonprofits were not receiving debt cancellation after ten years. A new audit has exposed failures to follow federal rules by the loan servicers who manage the student loans and collect the payments.

Instagram to make giving easier with a Stories donation sticker for fundraisers
Instagram is planning to launch a fundraiser feature within Stories that will allow users to raise cash for a range of nonprofit charities.

6 OSHA guidelines you need to know
Many nonprofit managers might find their work to be hazardous all the time, but in fact some nonprofits do handle hazardous materials. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has distributed a fact sheet with steps for employers handling hazardous materials and situations.

Nearly half of donors forget the charity they last supported
A report from Charity Checkout shows the importance of branding to online fundraising success, as donors struggle to remember charities they supported when they last sponsored a friend online.

Tech Corner – Best web browser: Chrome, Edge, Firefox, and Opera go head-to-head
The web browser is by far the most important piece of software on your PC—at least for most users. That’s why it’s important to make sure you’ve always got the best tool for the job. In 2019 that does not include Internet Explorer.