Johnson Amendment


Nonprofits Score Victories in Budget Bill on Politicking Ban and Spending

Tim Delaney, president of the National Council of Nonprofits, said in an email that while the current spending bill was “cause for cautionary celebration,” nonprofits must remain vigilant.

Tags: Johnson Amendment, Spending Bill, Federal Budget

Omnibus Spending Bill’s Silence on 1954 Johnson Amendment an Apparent Victory for Nonprofits, Houses of Worship, and Foundations

Washington, DC - Tim Delaney, President and CEO of the National Council of Nonprofits, which advocates on behalf of charitable nonprofits nationwide, released the following statement in response to learning the omnibus spending bill does not...

Posted In: Press Releases
Tags: Spending Bill, Federal Budget, Johnson Amendment

Repeal of law that bans nonprofits from endorsing candidates said to be back on the table

Charitable nonprofits could see new pressure to endorse political candidates and partisan issues if a renewed bid to repeal the Johnson Amendment becomes a reality.

Tags: Johnson Amendment, Nonpartisanship

Greitens Sent Political Invite on Charity Email

"It is not appropriate to use 501(c)(3) charitable assets — charitable email addresses, the charitable name — to promote a candidacy for public office," said David L.

Tags: Johnson Amendment, Missouri

Nonprofits should educate voters, not endorse candidates

Nonprofits should not be a tool for candidate endorsement or as a funnel for campaign funding for candidates at any level.

Tags: Oklahoma, Johnson Amendment, Elections

Nonprofit and Philanthropic Leaders Call on Congress ​​​​​​​to Leave the Johnson Amendment Alone

Washington, DC – Nonprofit and philanthropic leaders renew their call for preserving the Johnson Amendment, the longstanding law that protects their organizations from the divisiveness of partisan politics.

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Tags: Johnson Amendment, Prayer Breakfast, Nonpartisanship

Less optimism for nonprofits

And in Oklahoma, we are gearing up for another legislative session that will most likely be challenging as we attempt to erase budget gaps and find sources of revenue.

Tags: Oklahoma, Tax Reform, Johnson Amendment, State Budgets

Small Details in GOP Tax Plan Affect NY Nonprofits in Big Way

The new, complex tax overhaul bill will have a specific and significant impact on nonprofits.

Tags: New York, Tax Reform, Johnson Amendment

New York Nonprofit Leaders Blast Passage of GOP Tax Plan

“We are incredibly disappointed that Congress or at least the GOP members of Congress did not take into consideration the nonprofit sector, the impact the tax reform would have on charitable giving and – possibly more important – the impact it...

Tags: New York, Tax Reform, Johnson Amendment, Federal Budget

House Passes Tax Bill Hurting Nonprofit Coffers

The impact of the tax plan extends beyond charitable and foundation giving, according to David Thompson, vice president of public policy for the National...

Tags: Tax Reform, Johnson Amendment, Charitable Giving


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