State Associations in the News


Foundation Leaders: Philanthropic Investments Can't Close IL Budget Gap

Speaking at a Tuesday press conference, representatives from the Chicago Foundation for Women, the Donors Forum, the Polk Bros.

Tags: Illinois, State Budgets

Nonprofits hungry for new leadership

Consider these findings from a new report: Nearly a third of New England nonprofit leaders surveyed say they plan to leave their jobs in the next two years, and almost two-thirds anticipate leaving within five years.

Tags: Massachusetts, Leadership, Transition

Why some big nonprofits are balking at how the Nicollet Mall remake is being paid for

Jon Pratt, the executive director of the Minnesota Council of Nonprofits, said the reason nonprofits are exempt from general taxes is because they provide a public benefit.

Tags: Minnesota, State Tax Issues, Tax Exemption

Idaho Gives: Donations top $1 million, set new record

Nonprofit organizations from across the Valley came up with a slew of clever ways to inspire donors to open their pocket books on Thursday, the third annual Idaho Gives.

Tags: Idaho, Giving Days

Massachusetts settles lawsuit over rates for human service providers

"I think this settlement will be widely heralded by our provider community as an important victory not only for the community-based organizations that will be affected by it, but more importantly for the clients and the consumers who will...

Tags: Massachusetts, Human Services

Lawmakers debate over who should decide nonprofit status

But some nonprofits say the current rules aren’t consistent. Courts can rule one organization meets the requirements for nonprofit status, while ruling a similar organization in a different municipality does not meet the requirements.

Tags: Pennsylvania, Tax Exemption

Would You Swap Jobs For Your Professional Development?

Like field trips, exchange programs provide valuable opportunities to learn new things, explore new places, and meet new people. And, also like field trips, exchange programs do not have to be relegated to your school days.

Tags: DC, Washington DC, Minnesota, Professional Development

Green energy group to target small nonprofits

Tish Mogan, standards for excellence director of the Pennsylvania Association of Nonprofit Organizations, said a number of aspects could discourage an executive director or board of directors from investing in an efficiency retrofit.

Tags: Pennsylvania, Environment

LePage values nonprofits, then says they’re takers

The information the governor is delivering throughout the state is inconsistent with his budget proposal.

Tags: Maine, State Tax Issues, Tax Exemption

Panel discusses how to increase impact of nonprofits

"By freeing up resources as a result of mergers and shared back office costs, we can gain administration efficiencies and spend more money on our mission and spend more money on marketing, programs and longer-term strategy," Laura Schweitzer,...

Tags: New York, Impact, Mergers


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