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AmeriCorps Alums Join Service Year Alliance

March 26, 2018       Mark Hrywna      

AmeriCorps Alums will move from the Points of Light Foundation to become a program of Service Year Alliance. AmeriCorps Alums, which had been an enterprise of Points of Light since 2005, is the only national network that connects more than one million alumni of all AmeriCorps programs to resources that support their lifetime of service.

Spending Bill Provides Bumps To Nonprofit Causes

March 23, 2018       NPT Staff      

The federal government is funded, at least through September, as President Donald J. Trump signed a $1.3-trillion spending bill on Friday. The bill includes expenditures relating to health, family, and the arts, that impact nonprofits and the communities they serve.

Spending Bill Excludes Johnson Amendment Repeal

March 22, 2018       Andy Segedin      

The House and Senate Appropriations Committees has released the text of the $1.3-trillion omnibus spending bill. The Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2018, which is to fund the federal government through the fiscal year ending Sept. 30, features a number of positives for nonprofits and the populations that they serve.

Charities Get Cease And Desist From California AG

March 22, 2018       Mark Hrywna      

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra issued cease-and-desist orders against three charities that officials said were deceptive in fundraising solicitations. It is alleged the organizations portrayed program spending percentages as inaccurately high as a result of including noncash contributions. A fourth charity filed to dissolve a day after receiving notice from the state’s highest law enforcement office.

GDPR Basics As May Deadline Approaches

March 19, 2018       THE NONPROFIT TIMES      

How much do you know about the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) that goes into effect on May 25? The new regulations, which center around data privacy and transparency, can be intimidating for organization leaders to read and interpret, especially given what’s at stake — penalties of 4 percent of worldwide turnover or €20 million, whichever is higher, in some scenarios.

NPT #MeToo Webinar Shares Nonprofit Best Practices

March 19, 2018       THE NONPROFIT TIMES      

In a webinar that could be described as ripped straight from the national news headlines, The NonProfit Times convened leaders from the areas of fundraising, law, and risk specialization to discuss the #MeToo movement and its impact on the nonprofit sector during a Thursday-afternoon webinar.

Video, Web Optimization Lead NPO Tech Spending Plans

March 14, 2018       Andy Segedin      

Nonprofits managers are looking to invest more in imagery and video, but those investments do not include pop-culture staples such as memes or Snapchat.

Donor-Disclosure Requirement Upheld By Court

March 13, 2018       THE NONPROFIT TIMES      

An appeals court has upheld the dismissal of a legal challenge to New York’s requirement that charities disclose their major donors as part of registration requirements to solicit contributions in the state.

Parents Uneven In Teaching Philanthropy To Their Kids

March 13, 2018       Paul Clolery      

Parents can influence their children while they live in the same household, the kids carrying the behavior into adulthood. While daughters are absorbing philanthropy lessons more quickly than sons, neither match what their parents did when it comes to charitable giving.

#MeToo – An NPT Workplace Webinar

March 12, 2018       THE NONPROFIT TIMES      

Ripped from the headlines are stories of inappropriate workplace behavior. The nonprofit sector is not immune from this plague. The NonProfit Times will hold a webinar on workplace issues on Thursday, March 15 with three nationally-known nonprofit risk and human resources experts.