A+ Solution Makes Compelling Case for Solving Nation’s Workforce Crisis

A new book authored by two of the principals of Boxwood Technology Inc. reinforces the critical role associations can play in solving our nation’s workforce readiness challenges. The A+ Solution – How America’s Professional Societies and Trade Associations Can Solve the Nation’s Workforce Skills Crisis calls attention to the major skills gap crisis in the… Read more »

Michigan Associations Take Power of A Message to Radio

Associations are spreading the message that they drive economic recovery and improve society through a variety of means.  The Michigan Society of Association Executives (MSAE) and its members are sharing this message in creative way. MSAE promotes the value of associations in a new radio program on the Michigan Business Network, a streaming radio show… Read more »

Survey Shows Drastic Drop in Future Charitable Donations

Almost 70% of Americans will give less to charitable causes in the coming months, according to new survey data conducted by Campbell Rinker on behalf of Dunham+Company.  The survey found that 68% of respondents plan to give less due to economic uncertainties and another one in ten would stop making charitable donations altogether. “The findings… Read more »

Charitable Giving Drops 2% in 2008

The Associated Press reported earlier this week that American charitable giving dropped 2% last year, according to the Giving USA Foundation. This was only the second time in the history of the Foundation’s survey that overall charitable giving had decreased; the last time was 1987, the same year as the “Black Monday” stock market drop…. Read more »