Council of Nonprofits in the News


Bear markets are anxious times for many nonprofits

It is a nerve-wracking time for a lot of nonprofits, “in part due to stock market volatility, in part due to inflation, in part due to potential for recession,” said Rick Cohen at the National Council of Nonprofits, who adds what happens with the...


Nonprofits rarely have funds for tech updates. It's putting them at risk.

But funding for cybersecurity and IT upgrades is scarce, said Rick Cohen, COO and chief communications officer for the Washington, D.C.-based National Council of Nonprofits.

Tags: Technology, Fundraising, Government-Nonprofit Contracting

A food pantry’s closure means more than lost meals for hundreds of families

Tags: #Relief4Charities

Will the volunteers come back?

When the pandemic hit, nonprofits found themselves scrambling to serve a nation in crisis.

Tags: Volunteers

In a lopsided battle for labor, nonprofits struggle to staff up amid increased demand for services

While the workforce declined sharply throughout the economy when the pandemic arrived in 2020, Young said, “what we have noticed is that the rate of recovery has been much faster in the for-profit and public sectors than...

Tags: Workforce Shortage, #Relief4Charities

A tough time for small nonprofits

Staffing problems aren’t limited to this region.

Tags: #Relief4Charities, Workforce Shortage, Government-Nonprofit Contracting

Salary competition adds to staffing challenges for nonprofits

Kelley Kuhn, president and CEO of the Michigan Nonprofit Association, noted that nonprofits’ operating funds have often declined during the pandemic. Some nonprofits have seen record years for fundraising, while others are continuing to struggle...

Tags: #Relief4Charities, Workforce Shortage, Michigan

Charities lobbying to restore expanded tax deduction for giving

Tags: #Relief4Charities, Universal Charitable Deduction, Charitable Giving Incentives

How Financial Technology Is Making It Easier to Donate to Charities

“Different ways of engaging new donors is a good thing,” says Rick Cohen, chief communications officer of the National Council of Nonprofits. “Meeting people where they are is a good thing.” 

Tags: Fundraising

Business, nonprofit coalition urges restored employee tax credit

David L. Thompson, vice president of public policy for the National Council of Nonprofits, said in an interview that repeal of the tax credit hit at a particularly poor time and was based on a false narrative it wasn’t being used.

Tags: Employee Retention Tax Credit, #Relief4Charities


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