Opinion: Don’t Change the Tax Rules on Advocacy by Nonprofits or Donors

The Washington tax debate is prompting two contradictory plans — one to end the ban on partisan politicking by nonprofits and another to limit tax deductions for charitable donors that seek to influence policy.

from The Chronicle of Philanthropy https://www.philanthropy.com/article/Opinion-Don-t-Change-the/239918

Daily News Roundup: Metropolitan Museum of Art Mulls Ticket Charge for Non-New Yorkers

Mayor Bill de Blasio endorsed the deficit-plagued museum’s proposal to make entrance fees mandatory for visitors from outside the city. Also, Livestrong says it’s turning a fundraising corner after three years of plunging donations, and an African charity teams with dating app Tinder to help super-rare rhinos breed.

from The Chronicle of Philanthropy https://www.philanthropy.com/article/Daily-News-Roundup-/239920

Daily News Roundup: Fear of Terror Financing Hinders Aid Work

Relief groups say urgent humanitarian work is being delayed by banks’ reluctance to wire money into countries where terrorist activity takes place. Also, how big charities’ brand recognition widens inequality in the nonprofit world, and the Robin Hood Foundation names a new leader.

from The Chronicle of Philanthropy https://www.philanthropy.com/article/Daily-News-Roundup-Fear-of/239889

Bollywood celebs create ‘save water’ awareness during ‘National Geographic- Mission Blue’ campaign

Bollywood celebs create ‘save water’ awareness during ‘National Geographic- Mission Blue’ campaign

from Lifestyle – Videos – The Times of India http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/videos/lifestyle/bollywood-celebs-create-save-water-awareness-during-national-geographic-mission-blue-campaign/videoshow/58362407.cms