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Progressives Gear Up For SCOTUS Nominee Fight

July 10, 2018       Andy Segedin      

Civil rights and progressive groups are gearing up to fight President Donald Trump’s pick to fill an impending vacancy on the U.S. Supreme Court, fearing the potential impact on access to family planning and healthcare and anti-discrimination efforts.

N.Y. Museum Hits Attendance Record, Passing 7 Million

July 9, 2018       Mark Hrywna      

More than 7.35 million visitors went through the doors at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City last year, setting another attendance record, despite a new admission fee instituted in March.

Endowments Not Meeting Needed Returns

July 6, 2018       Andy Segedin      

If you were  gifted $100, invested it, and then ended up with $106 the following year, many might see that as a win. Dollars were, in relatively short order, turned into more dollars. There are $6 that weren’t there before.

Nonprofits Divided On Future Of SCOTUS

June 29, 2018       Andy Segedin      

 

Carson Officially Out At Silicon Valley Community Foundation

June 27, 2018       Paul Clolery      

This story has been updated from a previous version.

Donors Shifting Offline At Around $300

June 26, 2018       NPT Staff      

More than one-quarter of donors surveyed are comfortable making donations of $500 or more online but the overall donor preference begins to shift to offline giving at about the $300 level, according to a recent survey by St. Petersburg, Fla.-based Community Brands.

Nonprofits Shouldering Care Of Migration Detainees

June 25, 2018       Mark Hrywna      

The plight of migrants at the southern border of the U.S. and the Trump administrations zero-tolerance policy seemingly has engulfed the nation’s attention.

Live From AICPA: NPO Auditing, Accounting Of Cryptocurrency

June 21, 2018       Andy Segedin      

National Harbor, Md. — Your thoughts on blockchain technology might vary based on the front page of your daily paper. Some of the most recent applications of blockchain include a mobile-payment initiative by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation for areas in the world with limited access to traditional financial intermediaries; elections for overseas military as recently tested by officials in West Virginia; and, charitable donations of cryptocurrency — one of the most common implementations.

Study estimates 4 percent drop in giving this year

June 20, 2018       Mark Hrywna      

Household charitable giving could drop 4 percent this year as a result of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), primarily because of more high-income taxpayers claiming the standard deduction, according to the latest projections.

Twitter Offers Opportunity To Show Expertise

June 19, 2018       NPT Staff      

National Harbor, Md. — Anyone can be the authority of a field of expertise, if only for seven minutes. That’s the power of Twitter, according to Liz Rock, associate manager — enterprise social media for the Association of International Certified Public Accountants.