State Associations in the News

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How can you find the best philanthropic fit for your company?

“Businesses and nonprofits both have a critical role to play in making Arizona a place we are all proud to call home,” says Kristen Merrifield, CEO of the Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits. “Nonprofits also have a huge impact on our local economy,...

Tags: Partnerships
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Nonprofit groups with tax-exempt status still pay taxes in Denver — but soon that may change

“By aligning the definition of charity with federal law, this change would fully recognize the important contributions all of Denver’s nonprofits make to our quality of life,” said Mark Turner, the Colorado Nonprofit Association’s senior director...

Tags: Colorado, Tax Exemption
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Could artists revive a fading Maine town?

The foundation’s most ambitious project to date has been a $110 million renovation of a derelict former state mental hospital north of Portland, turning the space into an office park, demonstration farm, and equestrian facility.

Tags: Maine, Arts
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Trump's tax plan would cut donations to Mass. nonprofits by $513M, says study

Massachusetts nonprofits could lose up to $513 million a year in donations if tax changes supported by President Donald Trump go into effect, according to a local trade group.

Tags: Massachusetts, Tax Reform
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We have too many nonprofits. Here's why that matters.

Some say the number of nonprofits isn't the issue; it's that the sector could work more efficiently if some organizations teamed up.

Tags: Illinois, State Budget
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Without a CT budget by July 1, the options are all bad

The state's largest nonprofit coalition, the CT Community Nonprofit Alliance, warned this week that a similar situation certainly would harm some of the state's most vulnerable citizens.

Tags: State Budget, Connecticut

Nonprofits balk at call for property tax payments

The Massachusetts Nonprofit Network, the Association of Independent Colleges and Universities, the Trustees of Reservations, the Massachusetts Council of Churches, the Massachusetts Health and Hospital Association, the Alliance of YMCAs, the...

Tags: Property Tax Exemption, Massachusetts
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Nonprofits should be free of partisan politics

For more than 60 years, an important provision in the federal tax code, the Johnson Amendment, has protected 501(c)(3) charitable nonprofit organizations from being drawn into partisan politics, such as endorsing or opposing candidates for public...

Tags: Nonpartisanship, Johnson Amendment, Advocacy
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Grateful for efforts to help charitable giving in Oklahoma

We are thankful that donors, nonprofits, community leaders and board members contacted legislators and reminded them of the importance of the charitable giving incentive.

Tags: Oklahoma, Charitable Giving Incentives
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Malloy would cut local aid deeply to offset eroding CT tax receipts

“Connecticut is indeed facing massive fiscal difficulties, but the budget released today will leave some people without essential care,” said Gian-Carl Casa, president of the CT Community Nonprofit Alliance, the state’s largest coalition of...

Tags: State Budgets

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