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Wishing that all of our members had a restful and lovely Thanksgiving. TANO expresses thanks for your continued support, and for all the good work you accomplish in pursuit of your mission. May the rest of your holidays be filled with joy in this season of giving.
Texas Association of Nonprofit Organizations and GrantsMagic U are teaming up to provide long-term, sustainable support for Texas nonprofits working hard on Hurricane Harvey relief and rebuilding efforts. If your nonprofit or community organization is one of the dozens who are helping rebuild, restore, and renew the hurricane-devastated Houston area, you and your team… Read More ›
Richard Meyer’s Commentary on 2017 Texas Legislative Activity Affecting Nonprofits and State Associations
Richard W. Meyer, former public policy advisor and past board chair for the Texas Association of Nonprofit Organizations (TANO), recently presented at the 15th Annual State Bar Governance of Nonprofit Organizations course and provided further information regarding Texas nonprofit and this year’s legislative session. Click here for further information.
In the wake of Hurricane Harvey, Texas Association of Nonprofit Organizations has put together a resource page to further assist you on your next steps. Please feel free to create your own link to this page, or copy it onto your website. SAFETY: To locate friends and family or to register yourself as safe Anyone needing… Read More ›
Policy Alert The amendment to strike Section 116 related to Johnson Amendment enforcement failed by a vote of 24 to 28. The vote on nonpartisanship was not by party line as feared. Two Republicans, Charles Dent (R-PA) and Scott Taylor (R-VA) voted with all Democrats to remove the measure that would make it virtually impossible… Read More ›
Keeping Politics at Bay for Charitable Nonprofits and Foundations Oppose Efforts to Repeal or Weaken the “Johnson Amendment” Is it too much to ask that the charitable nonprofit and foundation community be respected and protected as the safe space from the damaging effects of partisan politics? The immediate answer from scores of 501(c)(3) leaders… Read More ›
The Community Affairs Division of the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (“the Department”) announces the release of a Request for Applications (“RFA”) seeking interested qualified organizations to submit an application to administer the Community Services Block Grant (“CSBG”) in Dallas County. The Department intends to make an award that will best serve eligible… Read More ›
Happy Holidays from Texas Association of Nonprofit Organizations TANO is honored to serve as your state association. Your membership in TANO is what makes our “voice for good” heard. We applaud the efforts of all nonprofits in Texas over this past year and wish everyone happy and safe holidays. The TANO Team
Mark Your Calendars! 2017 is the Final Year of Free Webinars by Nonprofit Tech for Good After presenting more than 500 webinars over the last eight years to more than 40,000 nonprofit staff worldwide, 2017 will be the final year of Nonprofit Tech for Good webinars. There are five new webinars that will be presented… Read More ›
Recapping 2016 Policy Arena Wins and Losses for Nonprofits At the beginning of 2016, the National Council of Nonprofits published 2015-2016: The Years in (P)Review, highlighting a dozen public policy challenges, opportunities, and emerging issues that affect the work of charitable nonprofits. The purpose then was to alert nonprofits to the existing policy trends that… Read More ›