Thursday, June 03, 2010

Council for Secular Humanism needs immediate financial help

"For many years, an anonymous donor has provided very generous support to the Council for Secular Humanism, an affiliate of the Center for Inquiry (CFI). In recent years, this donor has given $800,000 annually. This sum is equivalent to about 25% of the annual combined public support for CFI and its two operating affiliates, Council and the Committee for Skeptical Inquiry (CSI).

"It appears this donor will not be providing any gift this year. No information has been forthcoming from the donor concerning the donor’s intent, and repeated efforts to contact the donor have elicited no response.

"In recent years, this major donation has been received within the first few months of the year. Through the first four months of this year, the deficit for our combined operations has been over $300,000, so the absence of the donation is already being felt. Moreover, without the donation, we are on pace to have a deficit in excess of $900,000. We cannot possibly maintain operations with a deficit of this magnitude ..."
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