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Policy Alert: Amendment to Strike Section 116 failed, but it was close

July 14, 2017

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 ›

PUBLIC POLICY ALERT: Community Letter in Support of Nonpartisanship

PUBLIC POLICY ALERT Please review and think about joining the large number of nonprofits in this endeavor Community Letter in Support of Nonpartisanship   Nonprofit Nonpartisanship Under Attack in Congress Nonpartisanship is a cornerstone principle that has strengthened the public’s trust of the charitable community. Yet the longstanding legal protection (known as the Johnson Amendment)… Read More ›

Important Call to Action from the National Council of Nonprofits

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 ›

Members Only: Nonprofit Advocacy Matters | February 6, 2017

  Time to Advocate in Support of the Charitable Giving Incentive 100 Years of Giving DC Fly-In Thursday, February 16, 2017 This year marks the 100th Anniversary of the Charitable Giving Incentive in federal tax law. Yet it is unclear what the charitable deduction will look like, or whether it will even exist, once Congress… Read More ›

Nonprofit Advocacy Matters | January 23, 2017

    Bi-Partisan Opposition Grows for ACA Repeal Without Replacement The 115th Congress convened with the majorities clearly intent to quickly repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA, or “Obamacare”) within a month and develop a replacement plan months or even years later. That two-step strategy has now been stymied by a combination of outside advocacy… Read More ›

TDHCA – Request for Applications to Administer the CSBG in Dallas County

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 ›

Season’s Greetings!

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

New Overtime Rule For Nonprofits

Don’t forget: The new overtime rule becomes effective December 1, 2016.    What is the overtime rule?: Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), employers are not required to pay “exempt” employees (white collar/salaried) overtime.   Currently, how much can an exempt employee make, and not be paid overtime?:  $433 per week ($22,516 annually).  … Read More ›

Grants Available from TCDD

The Texas Council for Developmental Disabilities (TCDD) works to create change so that people with developmental disabilities (DD) can be independent, productive, and fully integrated into their communities. Each year, TCDD funds approximately 35–45 grants statewide in areas such as education, employment, transportation, health and wellness, asset building, cultural competency, and long-term services and supports…. Read More ›

Texas Nonprofits Eligible for Website Grants

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE     Texas Nonprofits Eligible for Website Grants Firespring Foundation and Texas Association of Nonprofit Organizations Seeking Nominations   Houston, TX., — Oct. 19, 2016 — Firespring Foundation is partnering with Texas Association of Nonprofit Organizations (TANO) to donate $50,000 in grants for marketing technology to nonprofit organizations making an impact in… Read More ›

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