Giving Thought: Tax law could impact charitable giving

"It's estimated that as few as 5 percent of taxpayers nationwide will continue to itemize their deductions," says Renny Fagan, president and CEO of the Colorado Nonprofit Association.

Tags: Colorado, Giving, Tax Reform

Giving Green – Can Cannabis and Social Responsibility Coexist?

According to the Colorado Nonprofit Association’s 2016 year-end survey, only 6 percent of nonprofits polled had accepted contributions from cannabis companies — but two-thirds of...

Tags: Colorado, Fundraising

Tax reform could affect charitable giving

A Colorado Nonprofit Association analysis of 2015 Colorado tax data suggests that most Colorado taxpayers with incomes under $200,000 will save more on taxes by taking the increased standard deduction, leaving no federal tax benefit for them to...

Tags: Colorado, Tax Reform, Charitable Giving

New Federal Tax Code Means Angst For Colorado Nonprofits

Lydia McCoy, Vice President of the Colorado Nonprofit Association, says it's no coincidence that there are mailers and calls going out from nonprofits this time of year.

Tags: Colorado, Tax Reform, Charitable Giving

Charities Line Up Against Tax Bill

The Colorado Nonprofit Association officially opposed the bill Nov. 13 while it was still up for discussion in the House and hopes these items can be changed or removed in the Senate or that senators will vote down the bill.

Tags: Tax Reform, Charitable Deduction, Johnson Amendment, Colorado

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

Sudden growth in charities has Colorado attorney general seeking new oversight unit

“The Colorado Nonprofit Association supports enforcement of charity regulations that protect the nonprofit community and charitable donations,” said Renny Fagan, president of the Colorado Nonprofit Association.

Tags: Colorado, Regulation

Training for good works: Colorado Nonprofit Association offers unprecedented free help for members

The Colorado Nonprofit Association is extending its professional development training programs to member organizations statewide free of charge next year in what is believed to be the first such effort of its kind in the U.S.

Tags: Colorado, Capacity Building

How 'generous' are Coloradans?

It's the holiday season, and everyone knows it's better to give than to receive.

Tags: Colorado, Giving

A force for fundraising: Dana Rinderknecht drives Colorado Gives Day

Colorado Gives Day has grown at lightning speed, from $8.4 million that first year to $26.3 million in 2014. The number of donors has grown to 43,979 from 12,540 .

Tags: Colorado, Giving Days


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