Maryland

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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
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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
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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
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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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Frederick County honors nonprofit community for 'touching lives' of others

When the economy was failing and jobs were being cut, the nonprofit community grew.

Tags: Maryland, Employment
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Hogan creates business-led panel to review all regulations

The group included no representatives of labor, environmental organizations or nonprofits — groups that typically seek a role in how regulations are written and enforced. Aides to the governor said more people might be added.

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Law seeks to make getting government documents easier

“Information needs to be open and searchable so the public and lawmakers can see how budget and policy decisions affect specific groups of people,” said Heather Iliff, president and CEO of Maryland Nonprofits.

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Maryland Nonprofits campaign promotes 'Giving Tuesday'

The two weekdays after Thanksgiving ­— Black Friday and Cyber Monday — are a bargain hunter’s dream, dedicated to sales and shopping.

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Early Signs Point to Another Big Growth Year for Giving Tuesday

Nearly 18,000 corporate, civic, and charity partners have registered to participate in Giving Tuesday, launched in 2012 by the United Nations Foundation and the 92nd Street Y, in New York City. 

Tags: Illinois, Maryland, Giving, GivingTuesday
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