Council of Nonprofits in the News

Nonprofits Can't Fix Paul Ryan's Poverty Plan

“Governments are offloading their responsibilities, expecting nonprofits to fill the void,” said Tim Delaney, president and CEO of the National Council of NonProfits, the country’s largest network of nonprofit groups.

Tags: Government-Nonprofit Contracting Reform, Tax Reform

IRS makes it easier to get tax-deductible donations. Maybe too EZ.

"It's almost like you are filling out a library card" application, said Tim Delaney, president and chief executive of the National Council of Nonprofits.

Tags: 1023-EZ

Nonprofits Watch Nervously as Watchdog Groups Multiply and Demand More

As the number of ratings groups grows, some in the nonprofit world worry that the sheer volume makes it hard to keep up.

Tags: Transparency

Live From AICPA: IRS Readying Shorter Application Form

A shorter version of Form 1023, the application for tax-exemption, was released earlier this year, with a public comment period during the spring.

Tags: 1023-EZ, Tax Exemption

How Philanthropy Is Changing the Culture on Full Cost Funding

Breaking the nonprofit starvation cycle is not easy, but exciting progress keeps happening. To keep that momentum going, a great deal of culture change is needed.

Tags: Overhead, OwnYourOwnCosts

Is the 1023-EZ a Step Backward for Regulators and Nonprofits?

Tim Delaney, President and CEO of the National Council of Nonprofits, objects to the Form 1023-EZ in its present form.

Tags: 1023-EZ

Government Doesn’t Pay

“Government-nonprofit contracting problems first documented in the Urban Institute’s 2010 landmark study were not an anomaly of the Great Recession,” according to the National Council of Nonprofits, which recently released its own data proposing...

Tags: Government-Nonprofit Contracting Reform

Nonprofits concerned, confused over Anne Arundel grant rule

David L. Thompson, vice president of public policy at the National Council of Nonprofits, called the three-year stipulation unusual, particularly if the group provides services the government does not.

Tags: Government-Nonprofit Contracting Reform

Reboot: IRS Revising Political Activity Rules

The IRS typically holds a regulatory public hearing before revising regulations, according to David Thompson, vice president of public policy for the National Council of Nonprofits.

Tags: IRS, Political Activity

Critics Say New Short Form for Tax-Exempt Status Will Draw 'Cheats'

Critics of the short form, including the National Council of Nonprofits and the National Association of State Charity Officers, say the current long version of the application serves important purposes: It educates applicants about the...

Tags: 1023-EZ

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