State Associations in the News


Foraker advocates shift for nonprofits amid federal funding fall

A nonprofit consulting group is encouraging other Alaska nonprofits to take a cue from falling oil prices and government funding.

Tags: Alaska, Economy

Maine Nonprofits: Gov's Plan to Impose Taxes Will Lead to Job Losses

"There's a ripple effect out of non-profit employment and that's the challenge with this particular proposal," says Scott Schnapp, executive director of the Maine Association of Nonprofits.

Tags: Maine, Property Taxes

Nonprofits growing faster in California than other states

Last fall, the California Association of Nonprofits released a report detailing the economic impact of community-based organizations across the state.

Tags: California, Economic Impact

Business leaders: Corporate citizenship essential

Mary Ellen Jackson, executive director of the New Hampshire Center for Nonprofits, said she wanted to see greater collaboration between Granite State companies and nonprofit organizations.

Tags: New Hampshire, Business

Judge orders state to update human service provider rates

The new Baker administration has been ordered by a Superior Court judge to fully implement within the next 90 days a 2008 law aimed at updating rates paid to human service providers after a coalition sued Gov.

Tags: Government-Nonprofit Contracting Reform, Massachusetts

Founder of The Foraker Group to step down

One of the founders of The Foraker Group, an Alaska nonprofit that works with and advises other nonprofits, will step down from his role as president and chief executive officer, according to a Friday announcement from the company.

Tags: Alaska, Leadership

Nonprofits meet amid worries they'll lose sales tax refund

The potential legislative removal of the nonprofit sales tax refund will likely be a top concern at the meeting organized by WNC Nonprofit Pathways, a collaboration of funders investing in area organizations to increase their impact.

Tags: North Carolina, Sales Tax

Small nonprofits no more susceptible to fraud than large ones

The Maine Association of Nonprofits has for 20 years promoted and supported the highest standards of professional and ethical conduct among nonprofit leadership through its many programs, resources and...

Tags: Maine, Fraud

New Jersey charities counting on last-minute generosity

The biggest proportion of charitable funds is usually collected in the last two weeks of the year. said Linda Czipo, executive director of the Center for Non-Profits that provides training and advice for all charities in the Garden State.

Tags: New Jersey, Giving, Fundraising

Nonprofits' property tax breaks under scrutiny

Much is at stake for the state's nonprofit community, said Ann Gingerich, executive director of the Pennsylvania Association of Nonprofit Organizations, whose group hasn't taken a position on the amendment push.

Tags: Pennsylvania, Tax Exemption


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