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California Nonprofit Advocate Fights Proposed Legislation

CalNonprofits has urged nonprofit organizations across the country to contact California’s Assembly Appropriations Committee and express their opposition to Assembly member Jim Frazier’s proposed bill. The bill would require nonprofits that ask for donations in California to add a link on their home page directing potential donors to the California Attorney General’s website. However, CalNonprofits argues that the legislation offers vague instructions about what the Attorney General website must provide, forcing nonprofits to rely upon an elected official’s views on what is considered appropriate regarding matters like overhead and compensation. If the bill is passed in California, CalNonprofits worries that other. Read More.


Nonprofit Network Looks Ahead to 2016

Incorporating feedback from its network of state associations and 25,000 members, the National Council of Nonprofits has published a list of challenges the nonprofit industry could face in 2016. Entitled “2015-2016: The Years in PReview”, the document lists the following issues nonprofits should anticipate this year: Taxes, Fees, PILOTs Challenges to Nonprofit Property Tax Exemptions Fiscal Challenges and Budget Gimmicks Attempts to Limit Charitable Giving Incentives Nonprofit Independence Payment for Nonprofit Indirect Costs Reforming the Government-Nonprofit Contracting & Grantmaking Process Creating New Giving Incentives Stand for Your Mission through Everyday Advocacy Eradicating Ignorance Employment Policy Issues New Funding Mechanisms The. Read More.

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