Deal or no deal, millions of jobless Americans stand to lose aid lifeline

Yet since the outset of the pandemic, nonprofits have shed nearly 1 million of their own workers: Not only has that created a greater need for services, but it has also driven up costs due to the need to purchase protective gear and execute other...

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Where are the tax breaks?

But as of now, the most likely variations of a deal wouldn’t even look to have a tax title, leaving a variety of avenues for tax relief out in the cold.

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Generosity, an 'antidote' to fear, division': How to help those in need on Giving Tuesday

Donations to nonprofits plummeted in the first quarter of the year as lockdowns began and layoffs skyrocketed, said Rick Cohen, chief communications officer for the National Council of Nonprofits. In May, half of the charities that responded to ...

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Giving Tuesday: Everyone gets a tax break on the first $300 they donate to nonprofits in 2020

“For people giving, it gives more flexibility and makes it easier for people to dig a little bit deeper at a time when nonprofits can really use the assistance,” Cohen says.

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Nonprofit organizations under strain as demand for services increases

Before the pandemic, the Salvation Army in McAllen served about 250 meals a day, according to Lt. Adolph Aguirre of the Salvation Army. At the height of the pandemic, that number hit 1,500 meals.

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Minnesota nonprofits push for more government support as emergency COVID-19 aid expires

"Need is soaring," she said. "When you look at the numbers, it's pretty extraordinary."

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Charitable complications

That government money has since run out.

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State's nonprofits face steep shortfalls as COVID-19 takes toll on revenues, fundraising

Pennsylvania received $4 billion in CARES Act funds, and $1.3 billion remains to be allocated.

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Northeast Ohio nonprofit thrift stores squeezed as COVID costs pile up faster than donations

Roughly in line with Richard's calculations, John Habat, president and CEO of Greater Cleveland Habitat for Humanity,...

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Nonprofits work to meet giving goals even as shoppers stay home

Charitable needs nationwide are surging alongside spiking COVID cases, with arts organizations in particular facing a shrinking list of donors, said Rick Cohen, chief operating officer for the ...

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