Public Policy

With our tagline of “National Voice State Focus Local Impact” the National Council of Nonprofits  helps nonprofits across the country lift their voices in the nation’s capital and coordinate their efforts at the state level, all to maximize nonprofit missions for the greatest impact in local communities.

Federal Policy Issues

This continually-updated section focuses on the most pressing nonprofit policy matters before Congress, the Supreme Court, federal agencies and the White House.

State Policy Issues

This section reports on legislative, regulatory, judicial, and other policy matters affecting the nonprofit sector at the state and local levels.

National Council of Nonprofits Policy Initiatives

The Council of Nonprofits and our network of state associations are focusing special attention on these hot policy topics:

Research & Reports

This section posts recent research and reports from the National Council, our state associations, other nonprofit groups, and various governmental entities.

Policy E-Newsletter Archives

This archive contains past editions of the National Council of Nonprofits' policy e-newsletter, Nonprofit Policy Matters, and its predecessor, the Nonprofit Policy News.