#Aging: Medicare On The Chopping Block Of Debt ‘Compromise’

Non Profit Marketing 360

Rather like they are ‘simplifying’ the work of the Federal Aviation Administration by not getting around to reauthorizing it , thus allowing billions in revenues to slip past the Treasury and tens of thousands of FAA staff to take a forced month-long furlough.

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Interview with Jennifer Chandler, National Council of Nonprofits

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Recently I had the pleasure of interviewing Jennifer Chandler, Vice President for the National Council of Nonprofits, an association of nonprofit associations nationally, that helps advocate at the federal level for nonprofits.

New Free Webinar : Finding Government Grants

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Do you provide services that could be funded through federal contract or grant dollars? When I worked at a small domestic violence shelter, we had large county and federal government contracts that helped us cover half of our budget to house and feed women and children escaping lives of abuse.

How your government contract is screwing you over (and how that’s about to change)

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Recently a new OMB Guidance was passed at the federal level. This Guidance was called Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards.

NEW Advanced Webinar: Winning Government Grants and Contracts

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Nonprofits that have trouble getting sustaining support for their programs often turn to federal dollars to help fill in the gaps on much needed services. About the presenter: Carroll Bernard brings a unique 360 degree perspective to federal contracting, coaching, and training.

Grants for Music Programs In Public Schools in Low Income Areas And Nonprofits

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Applications will be accepted from public school programs (qualifying for Title I federal funding and serving a minimum of 70 percent low-income students) and nonprofit 501(c)(3) programs directly funding music education (serving students regardless of their ability to pay). From The Foundation Center.

Interview with Erik Anderson

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In Illinois, nonprofits who are greatly dependent on government funding, state funding, federal funding. But we are trying to say you need to have multiple streams of income coming in to be sustainable because who knows what’s going to happen at the federal level?

#Philanthropy: President’s Jobs Bill & Tax Proposal Not Warmly Welcomed By Charities

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As arguments over what to do with and about the US economy and the federal deficit continue to shed more heat than light, President Obama sought to take the fight back to the Republicans with the ‘American Jobs Act’ announced last week. Perhaps the most talked-about realignment pertains to the ‘ Buffett Rule ‘, a popularly-coined term reflecting Warren Buffett’s dismay at paying less income tax than does his secretary.

#Aging: $450 Billion in Unpaid Care Another Likely Drag On Economy

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Parents want to keep their kids in school into their early 20s, for example, even though their counterparts a century often sent their children to work by their early teens – thus bringing much needed income to the family unit. Medical care by the federal government, whether it’s the healthcare reforms passed in 2010 or Medicare , is one of the significant pieces of the budget that Republicans want to cut.

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Could your nonprofit get government contracts?

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Whether it’s providing social services or cleaning up the environment, you could get a steady stream of income from your local or federal government for your nonprofit. I took a workshop with Joyce Scott of Superb Speakers , and she was FULL of advice on how to get federal government contracts.

What the Nonprofit Annual Report Is, Why It Is Necessary, But More Importantly - How It Can Be Powerful In Increasing A Nonprofit's Fundraising, Volunteers, Public Relations, and Marketing Results

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The information provided about the organization''s just completed fiscal year is relayed succinctly for thoroughness but ease to read - so information is typically listed in bullet lists, graphs or charts, or even copied and pasted digital file images ((i.e.jpg,tif,gif, and.png) of such more detailed things like financials such as the Profit and Loss Statement or Income and Loss Report, etc.). Nonprofit organizations should produce an annual report.annually.

Barriers To Growth – Part 1

The Agitator

A year ago we reported on Adrian Sargeant’s and Jen Shang’s remarkable study — Great Fundraising — revealing steps organizations must take to increase income 2, 3 or even 4 times.

Five Features Every Nonprofit Annual Report Should Include

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Financial statements can be easily misinterpreted, especially if you have large one-time income and expense items that skew your bottom line. This is also a good place to mention workplace giving opportunities such as your membership in federated campaigns like United Way. We really push for you to create a shorter, more visual nonprofit annual report here as opposed to long print reports.

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Leading the Resistance: 28 Organizations You Can (and Should) Support Today


Equality Federation. Equality Federation is the movement builder and strategic partner to state-based organizations advocating for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) people. LPLP has been funding and supporting Native American experts to work with the tribes in applying for federal grants to create tribally-run child and family service programs. exclusively dedicated to defending and advancing the rights of low-income immigrants.

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Where’s The Money?

The Agitator

They’re comparing charitable deductions as reported on federal income tax returns, so obviously this isn’t the whole pie. We’re all rebounding from the Great Recession, right? Optimistic about fundraising prospects for 2014, right? Well, maybe not so fast … at least not for everyone in the US of A.

Our EveryAction Hero: Feeding Wisconsin


Earlier this month, I sat down with Executive Director, David Lee, to learn how Feeding Wisconsin mobilizes their audience, advocates to their local and federal officials, and engages with their community. Registrants give us a little bit of information about themselves and in return we connect with them with rich advocacy and hunger-related content at the state and federal level. Our EveryAction Hero this month is Feeding Wisconsin.

Newsletter: How to Partner with Sports Teams ?? ; Domino’s Raises $9.8M for St. Jude ; Greenpeace Saves the Arctic from Shell Oil ??

Selfish Giving

When the federal shutdown shutdown this nonprofit's #1 fundraiser, the seven-person team (without a development person) took to the phones, email and social media to raise money. When Brittany Hill from Catalist called me last week she had had enough.

Jargon, Jargon, We Got Jargon…

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Also, I’d like to give a big NonprofitMarketingGuide.com shout-out to Bill’s lovely daughter, Rachel Torrey a co-founder of the Los Angeles-based nonprofit HYPE, which helps academically-gifted, low-income students get into some of the best private high schools in the city: hypelosangeles.org.

Still Here–Just In More Places


On IQ Solutions' Blog] On January 18, 2011, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and the U.S. You may have noticed that I haven’t been posting here quite as often. Part of the reason for this is that I’ve been writing for few different places over the past few months.

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10 Nonprofits to Support on World Humanitarian Day


Their work is spread across five continents, providing millions of low-income people access to loans and other financial services. Among their many notable achievements in 2016, they have helped persuade the federal government to welcome 110,000 refugees into the United States and played a significant part in abolishing the death penalty in Delaware. August 19 is World Humanitarian Day, an annual reminder that humanitarian crises around the world are far from over.

How to CONFUSE your donors and get LESS gifts.


Donors age 70 ½ or older are able to contribute up to $100,000 annually from an IRA account and avoid federal tax consequences. When the amount withdrawn from the IRA account is paid directly to the charity, it is not counted as federally taxable income.

All of the Nonprofit Leadership Ideas!

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Do You Want to Create New Income Streams for Your Nonprofit? What can we expect at the federal level for nonprofits? I have taken a greater interest in leadership this year.

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#PROAGING: Republican Budget Realigns Medicare But Ignores Long-Term Care

Non Profit Marketing 360

Specific to concerns for retirees, the plan introduces a progressive scale of Medicare payouts and means testing (the more income one had/has, the less Medicare benefit one receives).

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Crossing the Double Divide, Two Million Dollar Questions


Among people living in households whose income was less than 200% of federal poverty guidelines ($44,000 a year for a family of four), 44% used library computers and Internet access. Earlier this month, Susannah Fox discussed a health Information divide based on a recent report.

Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Nancy Levesque

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Nancy Levesque serves as Director of Marketing Communications and directs the marketing communications initiatives of the National Summer Learning Association (NSLA), an organization whose mission it is to close the achievement gap between lower- and upper-income youth nationwide.

Unionbusting at Planned Parenthood

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I was an intern for Planned Parenthood Federation of America in New York City for roughly 6 months. Because I was fresh out of college and had no income coming in, I could not afford to live in NYC, or afford to keep putting my train ticket on my credit card.

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Dear Mr Edward Jones

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Now think of a low income college student whose mind keeps going back to making rent. Our data above suggests that much of the correlation between income and classroom performance may be explained by the bandwidth tax.” We got a donation from “Edward Jones!”

Getting the Media to Care About Your Data

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Was there a decline in the amount of federal money that supports a key program? Peter Panepento. Our public relations expert Peter Penepento is back this month with a great post on how to work your data into a story the media will want to help you tell.

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Efficiency Wages and the Nonprofit Sector

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” “It’s not that the retail industry doesn’t offer potential paths to good incomes. ” When I spoke with someone at the Portland Development Commission, he said we don’t focus on nonprofits because “They bring the median income of the region down.” Yellen, the Federal Reserve chairwoman, who worked on these topics as an academic economist in the 1980s) have found evidence that people are more productive when they are paid above the market rate.

More or Better Corporate Partnerships? How National Park Foundation Addressed a "Good Problem" [SPONSORED]

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We were so busy executing on existing partnerships, we didn’t have a lot of time to find new ones that provide the right strategic fit both with NPF and our federal agency partner, the National Park Service.

Supercharge your Monthly Giving Interview with Kenita Pierce-Lewis

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These are people who do not qualify for government assistance because they are considered over the federal poverty level in their income range. As your income increases, you can always increase your giving. Mazarine Treyz: Hey, everybody. Welcome.

Is The Fed Wrecking Your Fundraising?

The Agitator

Recently, over a sandwich, he asked me if we were seeing any dramatic drops in acquisition, retention and net income among organizations that depend on an extraordinary number of older (70 years +) donors. Federal Reserve and central banks in other countries to stimulate national economies.

U.S. Congress and Senate Work Together Passing Fed College Debt Forgiveness for Non Profit Employees!!

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2699 into law, an American who works for a non profit for ten years or more, after college, and has federal education loans will receive federal education loan debt forgiveness. This would be in effect for those with federal education loans dated October 1, 2007, and after. Correction: Anyone who has paid 120 times, after October 1, 2007; towards their federal education loan is eligible, under this law.

Clambakes Rhode Island

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However, if pursuant to federal law which will allow your lawyer to collect your medical bills, they typically have a room you and your spouse makes $6,300 per month, then your total combined gross income and it could make a significant amount of cases on the clambakes rhode island for what they do not forget to have your child''s parent pay for the clambakes rhode island an order issues indicating that you will be used to calculate child support.

INTERVIEW: How to get substantially more money per donor with Alan Bacharach

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IRA gets the full estate tax, 10%, plus 10% state tax, plus federal tax of 35% and the income tax. There is some credit off of the income tax for paying estate taxes. Alan Bacharach does an interview with Mazarine Treyz, the Wild Woman of Fundraising about Planned Giving.

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Talking Taxes

The Agitator

excise tax on investment income of nonprofit colleges and universities with large ($3 billion+) endowments. The bill enshrines into federal law recognition of the unborn — “An unborn child means a child in utero.

What I learned about the Texas Nonprofit Sector

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Nonprofits that get their money from earned income are doing better. The public trough is federal, state, corporate and foundation money. Barry Silverberg, President, TANO.org. Barry Silverberg, President and CEO of TANO, (Texas Association for Nonprofit Organizations) knows a LOT!

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The state of the nonprofit sector? Not so hot.

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Nonprofits that receive government funding face particular challenges: • Only 14% of nonprofits receiving state and local funding are paid for the full cost of services; just 17% of federal fund recipients receive full reimbursement. Government is late to pay: Among those with state or local funding, just over 60% reported overdue government payments; over 50% reported late payments from the federal government.

The Charitable Deduction Still Exists. So, For Goodness Sake, Come Off the Ledge!

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If you read the nonprofit sector press at all you have also seen the myriad news and editorial pieces on the for now temporary decision most popularly detailing how much the wealthiest of Americans may deduct from federal income taxes for how much they have donated for a given year (as of 2013 and on). That's more 'warning' related to federal fiscal cuts and how it specifically will (or further) effect nonprofit organizations' budgeting and planning than most years.

Rhode Island Colony Economy

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assuming there is a new slang or a portion of overtime should be calculated using their W2 or gross income to the rhode island colony economy it affords while trying to place the rhode island colony economy in the rhode island colony economy an entire calendar year. Per the Rhode Island payroll law requires that involuntarily terminated employees must be 10 percent more or less than 30 islands situated in Narragansett Bay.

Grants for Public Schools' Music Programs and Independent Music Programs

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Applications will be accepted from public school programs (qualifying for Title I federal funding and serving a minimum of 50 percent low-income students) and nonprofit 501(c)(3) programs directly funding music education (serving students regardless of their ability to pay). From The Foundation Center. [As As always, if you are interested in this grant opportunity, click "Link to Complete RFP" at the end of this post, for more information].

How Many Donor Databases Are There?

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IRS Provides New Tool for Non Profit's Management: Forms and Information from Start Up to Major Org Events

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From: Marshall KayDel, IRS; E-Mail: KayDel.Marshall@irs.gov Life Cycle of an Exempt Organization Organizations that meet the requirements of Internal Revenue Code section 501(a) are exempt from federal income taxation. Starting Out: Creating an organization under state law, acquiring an employer identification number, and identifying the appropriate federal tax classification.