City delays leave Baltimore nonprofits waiting up to two years for needed funds

Baltimore City’s backlog of payments to local nonprofits for federal housing grants ballooned during the pandemic, leaving many organizations to wait between 18 months and two years to receive their promised funds.

Tags: Maryland, Government-Nonprofit Contracting

Pandemic has devastated Maryland’s minority-led nonprofits: ‘The stress and strain is unbearable, and it is untenable’

Tags: Maryland, COVID-19, Paycheck Protection Program

Franchot: Maryland 'deplorably inadequate' at distributing pandemic aid

Heather Iliff, president and CEO of Maryland Nonprofits, an umbrella group, expressed frustration that Baltimore City is the only jurisdiction to begin releasing aid to nonprofits, months after the funds were first...

Tags: Maryland, American Rescue Plan Act, #Relief4Charities

Funding dwindling amid COVID-19 pandemic, leaving nonprofits in dire situations

The president and CEO of Maryland Nonprofits, Heather Iliff, told the 11 News I-Team: "Neighborhood, smaller organizations and organizations run by people of color are finding fewer opportunities for funding.

Tags: Maryland, Workforce, Employment

Baltimore-area nonprofits never know what Giving Tuesday will mean. In 2020, that uncertainty is even greater.

It’s been a rocky year so far for nonprofits.

Tags: Maryland, Charitable Giving

Nonprofits Band Together to Get a Piece of the Surplus

Spurred by last week’s announcement that Maryland is looking at a $430 million budget surplus for the upcoming fiscal year, several nonprofit groups are teaming up to urge lawmakers and Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr.

Tags: Maryland, State Budget, Tax Reform

GOP tax reform bill could hurt nonprofits if donations drop

Donations represent the largest funding source for nonprofits after fees charged for services and government contracts, said Heather Iliff, president and CEO of Maryland Nonprofits, the sector's statewide trade organization.

Tags: Tax Reform, Charitable Giving, Maryland

Nonprofits back preserving limits on political endorsements

“The repealing of this amendment adversely impacts the whole premise of what nonprofits are formed to do,” said Donna Murray-Brown, president and CEO of the Michigan Nonprofit Association.

Tags: Johnson Amendment, Nonpartisanship, Michigan, Oklahoma, Maryland

Nonprofits Call For Help For Poor, Mentally Ill

In an interview on Sunday’s Maryland’s News This Week, Heather Iliff, President and CEO of Maryland Nonprofits, said that now that the state has a surplus, programs that did not see funding increases, or have funding cut...

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Council weighing proposal to stop funding community grant program

The appearance of favoritism doesn't bode well for nonprofits either, said David Thompson, vice president of public policy at the National Council of Nonprofits.

Any attempt to make the process transparent is welcomed.

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