Council of Nonprofits in the News


Nonprofits seek numerous changes to 2017 tax law

The National Council of Nonprofits today asked the incoming chairmen of Congress' tax committees to support the repeal or modification of numerous provisions of the 2017 tax law, H.R. 1 (115), that the group said are hammering charities.

Tags: Tax, Johnson Amendment, UBIT

Grassley Promises EO Oversight If He Chairs Finance Committee

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Tags: Elections, Oversight

7 Ways to Ensure Safety and Privacy for Nonprofit Donors

“I think people are beginning to recognize that small overhead will make the nonprofit less efficient than if they spent some money on technology to help with the organization’s marketing and communications, as well as to improve...

Tags: Technology, Data Security, donations

Election Night Results and Followup

I was also interested to read this blog post from David Thompson, the VP...

Tags: Elections, Johnson Amendment, Nonprofit Nonpartisanship

Nonprofit Leaders Expecting Federal Gridlock

David Thompson, vice president of public policy at the National Council of Nonprofits, fully expects gridlock given the divided branches of government.

Tags: Midterm Elections, Elections, Federal Policy, State Policy, Tax Reform

Charities worry and wait

“While we're not expecting to be able to see the full picture until year-end or even into next year, we are seeing some early indicators” of a downturn, said Rick Cohen, COO of the National Council of Nonprofits.

Tags: Tax Reform, Charitable Giving

‘Nuanced' tax law is no gift to charities

"It is going to be somewhat tricky in communicating to people about this change to charitable giving in part because Congress did not technically touch the century-old charitable giving incentive," said Tim Delaney, president and CEO of the...

Tags: Tax Reform, Charitable Giving

Successful Program Collaboration — How Nonprofits Can Get Started

Insights offered via a roundtable sponsored by the National Council of Nonprofits, along with Exponent Philanthropy and Funds for Shared Insights, note ...

Tags: Funder-Nonprofit Collaboration, Collaboration

Our Burning Platform for a Universal Charitable Deduction

Delaney told NPQ, “While the experts on both ends of the political spectrum are projecting huge losses in charitable giving of between $17 billion to $21 billion annually, I don’t think it will be quite that bad this first year, because...

Tags: Charitable Giving, Tax Reform, Universal Deduction

How workers could give to charity just like they give to their 401(k)

David L. Thompson, vice president of public policy at the National Council of Nonprofits, said the Everyday Philanthropist Act is appealing because of its simplicity, but there are some “devilish” details that need to be worked out.

Tags: Charitable Giving, Tax Reform


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