Council of Nonprofits in the News

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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.

Tags: Overtime
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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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Houston nonprofit Rescued Pets Movement feeling financial strain

The Houston rescue group's story is a familiar one for the nonprofit world, said Rick Cohen, spokesperson for the National Council of Nonprofits.

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How Iconic Charities Like Red Cross and United Way Are Trying to Win Over Millennial Donors

"It's about the evolution of giving," said National Council of Nonprofits communications director Rick Cohen. "In the past, there were a few big brand names for people looking to give.

Tags: Giving
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Nonprofits' Tax-Exemption Battle Moves to the Courts

The Princeton case differs from previous legal challenges in one important way: It was brought by residents. The fee for filing a property tax challenge is typically very low -- less than $100.

Tags: Tax Exemption, New Jersey
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Kermit Washington investigation: Should donors have suspected fraud?

"It's a few bad apples that paint a bad picture," Rick Cohen, spokesman for the National Council of Nonprofits, an association of charities, tells the Monitor in a phone interview.

Tags: Transparency
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Nonprofit Reactions to New Overtime Rules Run the Gamut

From the moment the new rule was put forward for public comment in 2015, the nonprofit community has seen them as asking them to make a difficult choice, balancing their mission of helping those in need with the realities of operating. ...

Tags: Overtime

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