State Associations in the News

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Charitable Gifts Slip in First Year Under New Tax Law

“We think that we’re really lagging behind when we’re really going to see the impact in 2019,” said Kristen Merrifield, CEO of the Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits, who said some charities in the state are already shrinking their programs or...

Tags: Arizona, Charitable Giving, Tax Reform
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'We have a responsibility': Whitmer encourages accurate Michigan census

"About $1,800 per person per year for 10 years for every person that's not counted -- that's a lot of resources," said Donna Murray-Brown from the Michigan Nonprofit Association.

Tags: Michigan, Census
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After years of lean budgets, nonprofits want $100 M from surplus

The CT Community Nonprofit Alliance recently wrote to Gov. Ned Lamont, asking that he and lawmakers set aside $100 million to assist those who provide the bulk of state-sponsored social services.

Tags: Connecticut, Budget
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Workforce Woes Creating Crisis In State's Human Services, Advocates Tell Legislators

Michael Weekes, CEO of the Providers' Council, said many community service groups — which are often contracted almost entirely by the state for service but at a rate lower than directly employed state workers — have staff vacancies of 25 to 40...

Tags: Massachusetts, Human Services, Nonprofit Impact, Employment
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Local nonprofits feel the impact of federal tax changes

While the economy is booming, some nonprofits are seeing a downturn in donations — a worrisome trend.

Tags: Arizona, Tax Reform, Charitable Giving
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Tax Change Transforms Charitable Giving Landscape

“We are hearing from a lot of nonprofits that donors are bunching gifts through a donor-advised fund, where they can get the tax benefit while contributing,” says Jim White, executive director of the ...

Tags: Oregon, Charitable Giving, Tax Reform
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As 2020 census nears, groups work to ensure accurate numbers in hard-to-count Alaska

Tags: Census, Alaska
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Nonprofit wages match government salaries in Minnesota for the first time

“Over the last 10 years, there’s been major progress,” said Jon Pratt, executive director of the Minnesota Council of Nonprofits. “There’s no economic reason it should be less [than government wages].”

Tags: Minnesota, Employment, Wages
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Some local nonprofits are seeing fewer donations in wake of federal tax law changes

Jeff Shaw, director of public policy at the CT Nonprofit Alliance, which represents small- to medium-sized nonprofits, said the recent survey results are concerning, but he warned it's too early to determine whether the downturn in donations is a...

Tags: Connecticut, Tax Reform, Charitable Giving
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Nonprofits, coalitions prepare a year ahead of 2020 U.S census

That's why they're raising awareness with the new coalition “Count Me IN Oklahoma.”

That money will also help fund programs like:

Tags: Oklahoma, Census

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