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'Giving Tuesday' helps Maine nonprofits

Tuesday is a chance to expand the holiday generosity toward organizations that are making a difference in Maine communities.

Tags: Maine, GivingTuesday

'Giving Tuesday' struggles to gain recognition in Minnesota

While some Minnesota nonprofits are mentioning Giving Tuesday on their websites and Facebook pages, few are building fundraisers or events around it.

Tags: Minnesota, Fundraising, Giving Tuesday

Scranton nonprofit launches protest on state budget inaction

More organizations are at the end of their rope with the budget stalemate, having drawn down credit lines and reserves, tapped donors, cut hours or even shut down for a time to stretch out their operations, said Anne Gingerich, executive director...

Tags: Pennsylvania, State Budget

Sluggish giving tests survival skills of Maine’s nonprofits

To survive in Maine, nonprofit organizations must be well-managed, develop diverse income sources and maintain a sharp focus on their respective missions, said Scott Schnapp, executive director of the Maine Association of Nonprofits.

Tags: Maine, Economic Impact

Giving thanks for all the givers, nonprofits

The holiday season usually provides the time and inspiration for us to reflect on and appreciate the good fortune in our lives.

Tags: Idaho

Nonprofits call on state leaders to 'pass a budget' today

Anne Gingerich, executive director of the Pennsylvania Association of Nonprofit Organizations, said passing a stopgap budget at this time is no longer acceptable.

Tags: Pennsylvania, State Budget

Charities chafe at IRS proposal to collect donors' Social Security numbers

“This is a huge issue for nonprofits -- and the American public,” said Tim Delaney, CEO of the National Council of Nonprofits, which opposes the rule.


Tags: IRS. Gift Substantiation

Advocacy Tips From 5 of the Nation’s Best

During the 2015 state legislative session, the KNN championed a bill to set up a Government-Nonprofit Contracting Reform taskforce that received the unanimous support of both chambers.

Tags: Advocacy, Kentucky

L.A. County Board of Supervisors Votes to Adopt the OMB Uniform Guidelines to Pay Nonprofits Full-Cost Reimbursement

“Working together, governments and nonprofits are able to address needs in our society that they can’t tackle alone,” said Jan Masaoka, the CEO of the California Association of Nonprofits.

Tags: California, OMB Uniform Guidance, Full Costs

Charity check-in: Outlook only modestly better for Arizona charities

"The non-profit sector has taken longer to rebound from the economic downturn than the for-profit sector," said Kristen Merrifield,chief executive officer of the Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits.

Tags: Arizona, Economy


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