Council of Nonprofits in the News

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The Impact of New Overtime Rules on Government

David L. Thompson, vice president of public policy for the National Council of Nonprofits, said that the new rule will certainly "change the culture of nonprofits. The attitude has typically been, keep working until the mission is done," he says...

Tags: Overtime
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Proposal to tax nonprofits alarms Mass. charities

“There used to be one or two or three of these [attempts] every year, usually in the Northeast,” a region heavily dependent on property taxes, said David Thompson, vice president of public policy at the National Council of Nonprofits.

Tags: Massachusetts, PILOTs
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Churches & Political Activity: The Call to Repeal the Johnson Amendment

The National Council of Nonprofits similarly recently reaffirmed its position that “501(c)(3) nonprofits enjoy more power and independence...

Tags: Political Activity
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Simpler System Will Let Charities Register in Multiple States at Once

Jennifer Chandler, vice president of the National Council of Nonprofits, said that for some nonprofits the business case for registering will likely remain challenging.

Tags: Charitable Registration
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Bill Would Erode New Overtime Rules – Will Nonprofits Stand for their Workers?

At the beginning of July, NPQ editor-in-chief Ruth McCambridge noted that ...

Tags: Overtime
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Employers fret about overtime rules changes

The Maine Association of Nonprofits quickly responded to multiple inquiries from its membership around the new OT rules and offered a webinar earlier this summer.

Tags: Maine, Overtime
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Overtime Rule Divides Nonprofit Leaders

"Organizations whose entire business model is dependent on uncompensated overtime of low-wage workers, they need to re-evaluate their business model," says Jon Pratt, executive director of the Minnesota Council of Nonprofits.

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Donate to victims of tragedies smartly

Rick Cohen, spokesman for the National Council of Nonprofits, says crowdfunding sites are particularly successful because they are more likely to go viral, and are a good way to quickly get a mini-fundraiser up and running.

Tags: Crowdfunding, Fundraising
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The Trusted Grownups Who Steal Millions From Youth Sports

“There’s always a lot of cash involved in these organizations, and whenever there’s cash, there’s people eyeing the cash,” said Tim Delaney, president and chief executive of the National Council of Nonprofits.

Tags: Oversight, Governance, Financial Controls
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State budget cuts to nonprofits, capital projects loom

Sheila Bravo, president and chief executive officer of the Delaware Alliance for Nonprofit Advancement, which represents 300 organizations, said many nonprofit groups that receive state funds have been aware for some time that there could be cuts...

Tags: Delaware, State Budgets

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