State Associations in the News


Pennsylvania Nonprofits Look in the Mirror

The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania is the nation’s 33rd-largest and sixth-most populous state. According to GuideStar, there are 71,226 501(c)(3) public charities (plus 4,767 religious organizations) operating in the state.

Tags: Pennsylvania

Ethics Commission pulls opinion over nonprofit, business concerns

Representatives of nonprofits who spoke before the Ethics Commission Wednesday morning said many of their chief donors had cut off funds over concerns about the principal definition. Many also noted that public officials serve on their boards.

Tags: Alabama, Ethics

Donations Raised By Professional Fundraisers Dropped Sharply Last Year

Importantly, however, this does not mean that nonprofits actually raised less money. This report is generated by the N.C.

Tags: North Carolina, Fundraising

The $1.4 billion that doesn’t pay property tax

Despite the tax squeeze caused by exempted properties, many organizations argue their property tax-free existence provides greater benefits to the community.

Tags: Pennsylvania, Tax Exemption

Overtime Out: Idaho Employers in Limbo

"I said to myself, 'Am I really seeing this?' I had to rub my eyes when I got the email," said Amy Little, executive director of the Idaho Nonprofit Center. "I was really shocked."

Tags: Idaho, Overtime

Goodwill Omaha’s no-bid contracts raise conflict-of-interest concerns

Tags: Nebraska, Conflict of Interests

Rating the rater: How accurate is Charity Navigator?

Charity Navigator and similar rating sites offer “only one facet” of an organization—finances—says Delia Coleman, vice president of strategy and policy at Forefront, a group that represents funders and nonprofits, with offices in Chicago and...

Tags: Illinois, Watchdogs

Businesses in limbo over salary regulations

Now, businesses and nonprofits – many of which have likely already implemented the changes – are waiting to see what’s next, according to Kathleen Reardon, CEO of the New Hampshire Center for Nonprofits.

Tags: Overtime, New Hampshire

Updated overtime rule on hold

The Idaho Nonprofit Center is one of many trying to figure out what's next after a Texas judge made a big ruling Tuesday.

Tags: Idaho, Overtime

Bid to define charitable nonprofit to exempt from property taxes won't see further legislative action this year

"If we can't move (SB 960) through the entire process this year, then we will reintroduce it next year," said Joan Bowman, external affairs officer for the Michigan Nonprofit...

Tags: Michigan, Tax Exemption


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