Latest NonProfits Headlines

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Former Employee at W. Virginia Nonprofit Charged with Stealing $4.7M

Apr 13 2021 // A former employee of a West Virginia nonprofit organization has been accused of embezzling more than $4.7 million in federal funds, according to court documents. Ruth Marie Phillips, 68, of Chesapeake, Ohio, was charged...

IICF Hosts Virtual Insurance Industry Gala to Benefit Regional Nonprofit and Charitable Organizations

Feb 18 2021 // IICF Southeast Division event will help support more than 20 nonprofits DALLAS (Feb. 1, 2021) –The Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation (IICF), a unique nonprofit organization dedicated to helping communities and...

How One MGA Is Helping Nonprofits Manage a Tough COVID-19 Year

Dec 21 2020 // When he started building Convelo Insurance Group, founder and CEO Josh Lamberg likely never imagined that the managing general agency (MGA) would be just about two years old when a pandemic hit. “This is the most...

Mobile Home Owner Files Lawsuit Stemming from Maine Blast

Nov 19 2020 // The owner of a mobile home park and other residences has filed a lawsuit against companies and a nonprofit group connected to the 2019 fatal propane explosion in Maine. The Farmington explosion killed fire Capt. Michael...

Kaufman Dolowich & Voluck Hires Mancebo as a Partner in New York City

Nov 17 2020 // Kaufman Dolowich & Voluck LLP (KDV), a national law firm serving the business and insurance communities and headquartered in Woodbury, N.Y., has hired John Mancebo as a partner in its New York City office. Mancebo, who...

Risk Placement Services Launches Online Commercial Crime Product

Nov 16 2020 // E&S wholesale broker and managing general agency Risk Placement Services has launched a commercial crime insurance product to cover losses resulting from fraud committed by internal and external parties. Available to...

Nonprofits The Institutes, Insurance Information Institute to Affiliate Nov. 16

Nov 12 2020 // The insurance education and research nonprofit The Institutes said it will finalize its affiliation with its fellow nonprofit Insurance Information Institute (Triple-I) on November 16, 2020. According to the announcement,...

Risk Strategies Acquires LaRocca & Associates of Florida

Oct 28 2020 // Risk Strategies, a privately held national insurance brokerage and risk management firm, has acquired LaRocca & Associates, Inc., a specialty brokerage with expertise in health and welfare benefits across several...

Lloyd’s Approves Syndicate-in-a-Box, Picnic Syndicate 2460, to Support Mutuals

Oct 22 2020 // Asta, the third-party managing agent at Lloyd’s, announced the Council of Lloyd’s granted in-principle approval for the launch of Picnic Syndicate PIC 2460, a syndicate-in-a-box (SIAB). Picnic will commence...

USI Insurance Services to Acquire Findley of Tennessee

Oct 22 2020 // USI Insurance Services has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Nashville, Tenn.-based Findley, Inc. Subject to customary closing conditions, including regulatory approvals, the transaction is expected to close...

New Mercury Insurance Programs Target California Homeowners’ Wildfire Risk

Oct 21 2020 // Mercury Insurance has launched two new programs designed to help Californians better protect their homes and families if they live in areas prone to wildfires. Homeowners who take one or more steps to either harden their...

Halloran to Lead New PointeNorth Management & Executive Liability Practice

Oct 20 2020 // PointeNorth Insurance Group, LLC (PNIG), an independent insurance agency in the Southeast, has launched a management & executive liability practice to help businesses prepare and proactively manage executive liability...

Major Disaster Declaration Approved for Louisiana

Oct 19 2020 // The Trump Administration has approved a major disaster declaration for Louisiana, making federal assistance available to supplement state and local recovery efforts after Hurricane Delta. President Donald Trump’s...

Massachusetts Natural Gas Company to Provide $10M in Grants to Nonprofits

Oct 1 2020 // The charitable arm of the gas company blamed for a series of natural gas explosions and fires in Massachusetts two years ago said it will provide $10 million to support nonprofits in the three communities affected by the...

Zurich Insurance Supports Reforestation in Brazil’s Atlantic Forest With 1 Million Trees

Sep 21 2020 // Zurich Insurance Group said it will sponsor a reforestation project in Brazil to convert barren farmland back into native forest that is rich in plant and animal life. The eight-year project will help to restore...

Ex-Iowa City Development Aide Gets Prison for Theft; Must Repay Nonprofit, Insurer

Sep 14 2020 // The former office manager of the Iowa City Area Development Group was sentenced Friday to 27 months in prison for a 13-year theft scheme in which she misspent more than a half-million dollars, federal prosecutors...

How to Build an Insurance or Any Business with Community at the Center

Aug 28 2020 // It’s a common corporate practice to use philanthropic pursuits to improve both their communities and public images. Some organizations donate both funding and manpower through formal philanthropy programs. Others...

Lemonade Cites Progress Despite Loss in Its First Public Earnings Report

Aug 21 2020 // Lemonade, an insurtech selling home, renters and now pet insurance, lost money in its 2020 second quarter, according to its first earnings disclosure as a public company. That’s not a surprise, as the strategy for...

Missouri Independent Insurance Agents Name Corrigan as Person of the Year

Aug 19 2020 // Karen O’Connor Corrigan, owner president of O’Connor Insurance in St. Louis, Missouri, has been honored by the Missouri Association of Insurance Agents (MAIA) as Person of the Year. The award is presented to an...

Venture Programs Taps GuideOne’s Peterson to Lead New Nonprofit Insurance Program

Aug 4 2020 // Venture Insurance Programs, a national insurance program administrator, has launched Community Care, a new insurance program for community and social services, including nonprofits and for-profits. In conjunction with the...