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December 12, 2016

  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 ›

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 ›


January 8th, 2016: UPDATE:  The Treasury Department and IRS announced today that it is withdrawing the proposed Gift Substantiation regulation that you worked so hard to defeat. Together, we did it! The proposed regulations would added a new informational tax return (“Donee Report”) would have required the nonprofit using it to collect the donor’s name, address, and Social… Read More ›

The Storms May Have Passed, but the Cleanup Has Just Begun.

  TANO expresses our heartfelt concern for all our fellow Texans and others across the country affected by the recent weather events. We particularly want to support our fellow nonprofit organizations and the people they serve by providing a list of resources to respond to the difficult circumstances.  Though the brunt of the flooding has… Read More ›

5 Things to Ask Before Donating to a Charity (And 5 Things That Shouldn’t Discourage You)

Are you in a generous mood, but overwhelmed by the sheer number of nonprofits seeking donations? Here are 10 tips for choosing the right charity. It’s no wonder that Americans are known as the most generous people in the world. In 2012, Americans donated more than $316 billion to charity, 3.5 percent more than they… Read More ›

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