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

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

Charity Inc.: Being proactive

When it comes to nonprofit advocacy, we always say, “If you’re not at the table, you’re on the menu.” Last week, one of my staff members reminded me of a better quote from a former New York congresswoman, Shirley Chisholm: “If they don’t give you...

Tags: Oklahoma, Advocacy

Lawmakers Propose Doing Away With The Johnson Amendment

Marnie Taylor is the CEO for the Oklahoma Center for Non-profits.

Tags: Oklahoma, Nonpartisanship, Advocacy

Giving likely to be up, but nervousness persists

In Oklahoma, our nonprofits – in the face of great economic challenges both with our energy sector and state budget – remain mostly optimistic.

Tags: Oklahoma, Giving

Oklahoma City Nonprofit Needs Volunteers To Keep Up With High Patient, Services Demand

Across the country, 75 percent of nonprofit organizations say demand for services has increased, while support from state governments has gone...

Tags: Oklahoma, Volunteers

Charity Inc.: Nonprofit exemptions

With a historic election days away, I would be remiss not to dedicate a column to a perplexing trend affecting nonprofits.

Tags: Oklahoma, Budgets

Nonprofits workshop raises awareness about 'Islamophobia'

Tags: Oklahoma

Chesapeake Energy donates office complex to Oklahoma Center for Nonprofits

Chesapeake Energy Corp. is donating a northwest Oklahoma City office strip mall housing dozens of nonprofit agencies to the Oklahoma Center for Nonprofits.

Tags: Oklahoma

Clergy group asks Oklahoma lawmakers to consider impact of budget cuts on the poor

Daniel Billingsley, vice president of the Oklahoma Center for Nonprofits, and Danielle Ezell, executive director of the Oklahoma Women's Coalition, said their organizations were extremely concerned about proposals to cut tax credit and health...

Tags: Oklahoma, State Budgets


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