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The National Council of Nonprofits, the nation's largest network of nonprofits, provides expert insight on key issues relevant to nonprofits and the communities they serve. The Council of Nonprofits is uniquely positioned to provide both a national perspective and a connection to one of our State Associations for a local perspective.

Read on for a sampling of the recent articles quoting experts from our organization and network.


A short and simple IRS form used by groups seeking tax-exempt status as charitable organizations should be replaced by a new version to prevent ineligible organizations from obtaining exemption, according to a national network of nonprofits.

Posted In: Council of Nonprofits in the News | Tags: Form 1023-EZ, Tax Exemption

Many of Michigan’s nonprofits struggled in 2020, as the pandemic pressured budgets, volunteers and operations, says Donna Murray-Brown, president and CEO of the ...

Posted In: State Associations in the News | Tags: Michigan, COVID-19

A form used to streamline the approval process for obtaining tax-exempt status should be recreated because it has failed to ensure that the IRS grants exempt status to only eligible organizations, the National Council of Nonprofits said in a...

Posted In: Council of Nonprofits in the News | Tags: IRS, Tax Exemption, Form 1023-EZ

Some groups are already offering potential tax policy changes that they hope Democrats will include on their list of must-pass legislation this year.

Posted In: Council of Nonprofits in the News | Tags: Universal Charitable Deduction, Charitable Giving

In response to the violent actions today at the U.S. Capitol building, National Council of Nonprofits President and CEO Tim Delaney released the following statement:

Posted In: Federal Policy Issues, Press Releases
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