State Associations in the News

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This New Review Site Lets Nonprofits Give Feedback To Foundations

The platform itself is a nonprofit initiative supported by several well-known groups on both sides of these transactions, and a 16-person national leadership panel of more philanthropy experts.

Tags: Foundations, Funding, Minnesota, California
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Charities could be big losers under tax reform. One NC rep is trying to fix that.

“The universal deduction is really an essential part of tax reform,” said David Heinen, the vice president for public policy and advocacy for the North Carolina Center for Nonprofits.

Tags: Charitable Deduction, Charitable Giving Incentives, Tax Reform, North Carolina
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Benefits Of Group Buying Programs In The Nonprofit Sector

Laura Pierce, Executive Director of Washington Nonprofits, shared with me that her organization offers members access to the ...

Tags: Group Buying, Member Benefits, California, New York, Washington
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New website lets nonprofits rate foundations that fund them

Now the nonprofits that apply for and receive much of that money are offering some anonymous feedback on those foundations through a new online rating tool called GrantAdvisor.org.

Tags: Philanthropy, Grants, Minnesota, California
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High-Profile Philanthropy Contests Take Hold, Raise Concerns

Jon Pratt, executive director of the Minnesota Council of Nonprofits, says the foundation "was looking for the flashiest idea, but there wasn’t any vetting. Did the people proposing the idea have the capabilities to carry it out?

Tags: Minnesota, Philanthropy
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Nonprofits Fear Sting of Tax Reform

Lobbyists and Capitol Hill staffers have privately said for weeks that a full-fledged tax revamp is unlikely, indicating that lawmakers may end up settling for a mix of temporary rate cuts and permanent provisions.

Tags: Tax Reform, Johnson Amendment, Nonpartisanship
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Individual Donors — the Engine that Drives American Charity

The Center for Non-Profits reports these organizations employ about 314,000 people, almost 10 percent of New Jersey's private-sector workforce, and more industries including construction, utilities, transportation, finance, and insurance. At the...

Tags: New Jersey, Donors
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Ex-MLB pitcher Schilling collecting Harvey relief donations

Bob Ottenhoff, president and CEO of the Washington-based Center for Disaster Philanthropy, said in an interview Wednesday that it's natural for Schilling and other individuals to want "to be generous and be personally involved."

Tags: Massachusetts
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Malloy would reduce, dramatically redistribute school aid in October

Gian-Carl Casa, president and CEO of the CT Community Nonprofit Alliance, said the social services safety net has been under-funded for more than a decade, “causing layoffs and directly impacting people with developmental disabilities, mental...

Tags: Connecticut, State Budgets
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Membership Hack: A Two-for-New Deal

The Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits offers member prospects an incentive to join with two free webinars, which provide practical value.

Tags: Arizona, Membership

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