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IRS Sets 2020 Priorities For Tax-Exempt Organizations

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has spent the past few years modernizing its data analysis capabilities and that means a probable doubling of determination letters for employee plans during 2020, better investigation of private inurement, and the digitizing of more forms and submissions. The IRS Tax Exempt & Governmental Entities (TE/GE) division will focus on […]

Grant Thornton Launches Funding For Emerging NPOs

Accounting and advisory firm Grant Thornton LLP has launched Purple Paladins – a national program that provides nonprofits with funding, business advice and volunteer support, while also helping them share their stories with thousands of people. The firm and its professionals kicked off Purple Paladins by surprising their first recipient — Chicago nonprofit Coming Up Rosies — […]

California Approves Security Funding for Nonprofits

Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a bill that provides security funding to nonprofit organizations at risk of hate-motivated violence. The maximum grant is $200,000 per institution. AB 1548, by state Assembly member Jesse Gabriel (D-San Fernando Valley), establishes the state Nonprofit Security Grant Program, which is designed to improve the security of organizations at high risk […]

$10 Million Economic Opportunity Grant Challenge

Lever for Change, an affiliate of the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation in Chicago, Ill., unveiled the Economic Opportunity Challenge, a competition for a $10 million grant to improve economic opportunity for low-income individuals within the United States.    Proposals must identify a specific barrier and offer a solution to overcome that barrier. Applications will be […]

Best Practices: An Effective Board Meeting Agenda (Sponsored)

This article originally appeared on the BoardEffect blog here. With so many changes occurring simultaneously, it’s truly becoming a different world. Extreme changes in the economy and society, as well as the influence of information technology, are impacting all organizations, especially nonprofits. Charities and other nonprofits are being relied upon to fill the gaps in […]

GoFundMe To Launch Charity Platform

GoFundMe will launch a new, free fundraising suite for nonprofits next month, an evolution of its 2017 acquisition of CrowdRise, along with a Donate button to accept donations anywhere online. GoFundMe Charity will be free, enterprise-level fundraising software available to nonprofits starting Nov. 7. The Donate button can be embedded on third-party sites to raise […]

Yes, Faith-based Orgs Are Eligible For Grants

Faith-based organizations are often the boots-on-the-ground fighting pressing community problems such as homelessness, hunger, and substance abuse. But when raising money to support the work, they often overlook grants as a possible source of income. “There’s a common misperception that faith-based groups aren’t eligible to receive grants, but that’s simply not true,” said Barbara Floersch […]

California Governor Vetoes GIK Valuation Legislation

California Gov. Gavin Newsom vetoed a bill that would have changed how charities are allowed to value gifts in-kind (GIK). A.B. 1181 easily passed the Assembly in the spring and was approved by the Senate last month before heading to the governor’s desk. The bill was sponsored by Assemblywoman Monique Limón (D-Santa Barbara) with the […]

Grants: Get Your Hands Dirty Quickly

Planning a program can be exhilarating. In roughing out the fantastic activities your organization will put into place and the wonderful changes that will result, you get a 30,000-foot look at the program. It’s an inspirational view, but it’s vague.  “Once you’ve agreed on the general plan, strap on the parachute and dive down to […]