Public libraries have evolved into organizations that provide expanded services to the local community. They go beyond just books and often act as an anchor in the community, providing a full array of educational and social services. As local budget cuts continue to loom, public libraries need to broaden their revenue sources beyond local government support and build robust fundraising plans.
This investment insight explains the origins of digital currency and explores its potential as an asset. Bitcoin was created to provide a new global form of electronic currency as “a peer-to-peer electronic cash system,” with the goal of addressing the lack of trust between counterparties making and receiving payments due to the risk of fraud.
This research report was conducted in 2018 and highlights hospital foundations in New York State. Many hospital systems utilize separate fundraising foundations to implement their fundraising strategies. But as nonprofit hospitals continue to merge and change, what is the appropriate strategy for these separate foundations? While specific to New York State hospital foundations, these findings may be applicable to hospitals and hospital systems nationwide.