The Washington tax debate is prompting two contradictory plans â 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
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
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
Some grant makers are increasing spending, while others are changing their priorities for giving, according to studies by the Center for Effective Philanthropy and Exponent Philanthropy.
from The Chronicle of Philanthropy https://www.philanthropy.com/article/Majority-of-Foundations-Say/239883
The nonprofit, an offshoot of the Omidyar Network, combines technology, design, and behavioral science to develop innovative and engaging tools for improving schildrenâs health.
from The Chronicle of Philanthropy https://www.philanthropy.com/resources/audio/podcast-how-hopelab-creates-g/6281/
Organizations working on health, homelessness, juvenile justice, and other social issues need to understand how sexual abuse connects to their mission and how they can help survivors.
from The Chronicle of Philanthropy https://www.philanthropy.com/article/Opinion-What-Every-Nonprofit/239845
Also, the White House sends up a trial ballon on capping the charitable deduction, and Sheryl Sandberg’s workplace-equality nonprofit Lean In faces criticism for staying neutral as more professional women protest Trump policies.
from The Chronicle of Philanthropy https://www.philanthropy.com/article/Daily-News-Roundup-Steve/239836
As Congress weighs restrictions on tax exemptions for endowments, well-helled colleges are adding the issue to their lobbying agenda. Also, how technology unduly dominates a surge in education aid for displaced Syrian children.
from The Chronicle of Philanthropy https://www.philanthropy.com/article/Daily-News-Roundup-/239819
Charities that rely heavily on manpower from the Clinton-era federal program say proposed White House cuts would drastically reduce their ability to provide services and recruit the next generation of leaders.
from The Chronicle of Philanthropy https://www.philanthropy.com/article/Nonprofits-Mull-Prospect-of/239815
Far-flung donor support that helped her recover from injuries suffered in the 2013 attack inspired Brittany Loring to help victims of traumas that receve far less public attention. Also, the Pittsburgh Foundation reaps a Trump bump in giving, and Egypt frees a long-detained American charity worker.
from The Chronicle of Philanthropy https://www.philanthropy.com/article/Daily-News-Roundup-How-a/239811