Council of Nonprofits in the News

Advocacy Groups Team Up To Get Out The Vote

“Nonprofits operate in every community in America, solving problems and serving local needs – every year, every month, every week, and every day – not just every four years when there is a presidential election,” said Tim Delaney, president and...

Tags: Voting
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Proposed Overtime Changes May Strain Some Nonprofit Budgets

The National Council of Nonprofits said that the change could affect millions of nonprofit workers. It’s encouraging its members to "conduct a mission-based analysis" of the rule change’s potential effects.

Tags: Overtime, HR
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Karen Appleton, Queen of the Cloud

Lousy technology and work flow, while not all that sexy, can lead to a terrible waste of charitable funds. It’s an oft-overlooked weak point that Appleton has managed to vault into.

Tags: Technology
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Board Members Can Be Powerful Advocates

“Board members don’t appreciate their power,” said Tim Delaney, president and CEO of the National Council of Nonprofits. “When they talk, lawmakers will listen.”

Get Them on Board

Tags: Advocacy, Stand For Your Mission
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Hyperbole 101: Charitable Sector as Wild West

I’m also struck by the response from the National Council of Nonprofits by Tim Delaney.

Tags: Accountability, Transparency
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Denver Comic Con's epic growth: Missteps, but also nonprofit goals

Another challenge that comes with rapid growth is "mission creep," or the tendency to lose focus at the nonprofit, said Rick Cohen, director of communications at the National Council of Nonprofits.

Tags: Colorado
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Nonprofits hungry for new leadership

Consider these findings from a new report: Nearly a third of New England nonprofit leaders surveyed say they plan to leave their jobs in the next two years, and almost two-thirds anticipate leaving within five years.

Tags: Massachusetts, Leadership, Transition
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The Myth and Truth Behind Nonprofits’ Overhead Expenses

According to the National Council of Nonprofits, overhead expenses of a typical nonprofit are often misunderstood.

Tags: Overhead
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Anti-heartworm youth 'in it for the pets'

While some may find it unusual for someone so young to be philanthropically involved, Naugle points out that the Humane Society of the United States was started by a teenager in 1881.

Tags: Starting a Nonprofit
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For nonprofits, easiest not always best

A number of nonprofit advocate groups are deeply concerned about the new form.

Tags: Form 1023-EZ, Tax Exemption

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