Council of Nonprofits in the News


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

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

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.


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

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

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

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

More Nonprofit Employees Qualify for Overtime Under New Regulation

The potential increase in personnel expenses means that nonprofits with government contracts requiring them to provide services at a set cost may find themselves "between a rock and a hard place," said David L.

Tags: Overtime

Nearly 2 Dozen Groups Urge Foundations to Spend More to Strengthen Nonprofits

Money for "philanthropy-specific" organizations — for example, grant-maker networks — grew 79 percent (before inflation), compared with just 9 percent for other groups like nonprofit associations or research organizations.

Tags: Infrastructure

California Charities Pan Philanthropic ‘Warning Label’

“By doing that you are essentially saying that donors should be suspicious of charity,” said Nancy Berlin, policy director for the California Association of Nonprofits headquartered in San...

Tags: California


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