Government & Regulation

Senators Push to Restore the Universal Charitable Deduction: 3 Things You Need to Know
March 8, 2023 at 12:23 pm

Last week, senators introduced legislation to make the universal charitable deduction effective for tax years 2023 and 2024. Now dubbed “Charitable Act,” the legislation, if passed, would give more Americans the ability to claim tax deductions for charitable contributions. Here are three things you should know about it.

How Florida’s Stop WOKE Act Impacts Nonprofits, Part 2
February 22, 2023 at 11:54 am

In part one, I described the difficulties nonprofits are facing trying to comply with the Stop WOKE Act. Now let’s take a deeper look into what complying with this law means for nonprofits with employees doing business in the state — discussing everything from human resources to donor relations.

How Florida’s Stop WOKE Act Impacts Nonprofits, Part 1
February 3, 2023 at 10:59 am

Recently, companies, nonprofits, schools, schools that are also nonprofits, consultants and educators have been caught in a windstorm of confusion over the implementation of Florida's Individual Freedom Act, aka Stop the Wrongs to Our Kids and Employees (WOKE) Act.

Why GOTV Is Important to Nonprofits
October 7, 2022 at 10:00 am

Nonpartisan get-out-the-vote (GOTV) efforts are important to thousands of nonprofits around the country — and they should be for your organization, too. Voting is vital to every nonprofit for one simple reason: It offers a chance to help choose the policymakers you work with.

The Effect of Inflation on Charitable Giving
May 27, 2022 at 12:12 pm

The Pew Research Center recently found that 70% of American adults view inflation as a major problem in the United States. Will the news of continuing increased inflation affect charitable giving?

6 Tips to Improve Your Advocacy Right Now
May 13, 2022 at 12:07 pm

As we all know, advocacy is part of the mission at almost every nonprofit. What is not often discussed is that many government affairs professionals say it’s getting harder to do and they need more effective tactics. Here are six tips, including ways to improve your advocacy program and pitfalls to avoid.