Council of Nonprofits in the News

Weaving the Threads of Public Policy and Philanthropy

What was the most compelling message we heard while in D.C.?

Tags: Philanthropy

Camp's proposed deduction floor troubles charities

But some observers predict that the impact on the deduction and on charitable giving would be significant. David L.

Tags: Charitable Giving Incentives, Deduction

Keeping an Eye on the Ball

While in Washington, we had the opportunity to also hear from President of the National Council of Nonprofits Tim Delaney, the always passionate, highly articulate advocate for our...

Tags: State Policy

Tax Board Bans Recording Equipment In Hearing Involving Nonprofit

Denials of property tax exemptions for nonprofits seem to be a growing tactic of cash-strapped state and local government, said David Thompson, vice president of the National Council of Nonprofits.

Tags: Tax Exemption

143,764 Comments Submitted to IRS on Proposed 501(c)(4) Regulations

The votes are in!

Tags: 501(c)(4), Political Activity

Cap On Deductions Proposed Again

The president is required to submit a budget proposal to Congress, which he has done, but it’s “not really going anywhere in terms of being adopted as presented,” said Tim Delaney, president and CEO of the National Council of Nonprofits in...

Tags: Federal Budget, Charitable Giving Incentives, Deduction

New Federal Grant & Contract Guidelines are a Good First Step for Everyone

The guidelines are long and complex, but highlights include:

Tags: OMB Uniform Guidance, Overhead, Indirect Costs

OMB increases indirect cost reimbursements for nonprofits

It’s also hoped the acknowledgment by OMB will get the attention of corporations and foundations whose grants funding still operates under the 7-10 percent indirect costs principle.

Tags: OMB Uniform Guidance, Indirect Costs, Overhead

Short on Revenue, State and Local Governments Exert Pressure on Nonprofits

"A lot of us on the task force kept saying we are sympathetic to municipalities with financial struggles, but we don't feel the nonprofit sector is the appropriate source of revenue to relieve those pressures," Brenda Peluso, director of public...

Tags: Budgets, PILOTs, Fees

Charitable nonprofits: A little take, a lot of give

Charitable nonprofits raise property values, increase the quality of life and generally take up 5 to 10 percent of a tax base, a relatively small amount, said David Thompson, National Council of Nonprofits vice president of public policy.

Tags: Economic Impact


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