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

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 … Continue readingPolicy Alert: Amendment to Strike Section 116 failed, but it was close

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. … Continue readingPUBLIC POLICY ALERT: Community Letter in Support of Nonpartisanship

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 … Continue readingImportant Call to Action from the National Council of Nonprofits

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 … Continue readingNonprofit Advocacy Matters | January 23, 2017

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 … Continue readingTDHCA – Request for Applications to Administer the CSBG in Dallas County

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 … Continue readingNew Overtime Rule For Nonprofits

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 … Continue readingTexas Nonprofits Eligible for Website Grants