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The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, enacted in late December, cuts taxes on corporations and wealthier taxpayers while imposing new taxes on tax-exempt organizations, including charities and houses of worship.

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At the end of 2017, Google announced substantial modifications to the Google Ad Grants program. Some of the changes offer nonprofits an incentive to leverage their Google Ad Grants, which can be worth up to $10,000 monthly.

Posted In: Capacity Building Tags: Google Ad Grants | Marketing

Impossible to see, the future is.” — Yoda

Posted In: Trends Tags: Sexual Harassment | Disasters | Gun Violence | Cybersecurity | Charitable Giving | Donor Advised Funds | Diversity | Equity | Inclusion | Political Divide | Budget Cuts | Talent Development | Gramtmakers

You’re facing a deadline. It’s the end-of-the-year fundraising push, and you are trying to draft the most compelling message possible.

Posted In: Communications Tags: Reframing | Human Services | Communications

In the early 2000s, I met with the executive director of an education fund in rural Virginia to kick off what would eventually be a seven-year engagement as a grant writer.

Posted In: Fundraising/Development Tags: Grant Research | Resource Development | Fundraising

We’ve analyzed the House tax proposal as introduced last week and are tracking the actions that are reshaping it every day. The Senate will soon release its competing version.

Posted In: Federal Policy Tags: Tax Reform | Charitable Giving Incentives | State Budgets | Nonpartisanship | Advocacy
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