May 25, 2023

Universal Charitable Deduction Bill, Known as ‘Charitable Act,’ Introduced in the House

by Amanda L. Cole

The Charitable Act, if passed, would reinstitute the universal charitable deduction that was available to taxpayers who opted for the standard deduction during the pandemic in tax years 2020 and 2021.

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Guide to Introducing New Tech in Your Organization

With critical funding and a need to boost your services, the time to onboard innovative, effective case management software is now. Explore a calendar that gives you a roadmap for implementing our technology.


Truist Foundation Announces Second Inspire Awards Challenge to Support Nonprofits Serving Undercapitalized Entrepreneurs

Truist Foundation announced the launch of its second Inspire Awards Challenge, featuring a pitch and a capacity-building grant program for nonprofit organizations that are aiding entrepreneurs from undercapitalized communities.


Blackbaud Announces Expanded Partnerships With Almabase and SwipeTrack to Accelerate Customer Impact

Blackbaud, a provider of software for powering social impact, announced expanded partnerships with Almabase, a specialist in software tools for educational institutions to build alumni-centric programs and SwipeTrack Solutions, a provider of technology solutions for creating modernized patron experiences.


Upcoming Webinars

Major Fundraising Campaign: What essentials do you need, and when?

During this webinar we’ll cover how to craft a successful communication strategy for major giving campaigns. Chad Paris of ParisLeaf and Ben Miller, SVP of Data Science & Analytics at Bonterra, will provide insights into messaging, materials, partners, and tools needed during each phase of the campaign.


Top Nonprofit Strategies to Unlock Donor Lifetime Value

Supporters are more active than ever, but fewer are donating to nonprofits. Join Classy and Nonprofit Pro as we discuss what’s driving this shift in donor behavior and strategies to combat it. Don’t miss this opportunity to gain strategic insights and tools that will increase the lifetime impact of your supporters.


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Biden-Harris Administration Announces $45M to Improve Energy Efficiency for Nonprofit Buildings

As part of President Biden’s Investing in America agenda, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced that applications are open for the Renew America’s Nonprofits grant, a funding opportunity that will support projects to reduce energy use in buildings owned and operated by 501(c)(3) nonprofits.


7 Recommendations for Including and Engaging Your Board Members

by Mike Burns

As boards become more diverse, ensuring that members are fully and meaningfully welcomed, oriented and engaged should become a bigger priority for nonprofit boards, too. Here are seven common-sense suggestions to improve your board’s engagement and inclusion efforts.


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2023 DonorPerfect Community Conference: REFRESH

The 2023 DonorPerfect Community Conference will explore industry skills and solutions that make it simple to refresh your fundraising strategy on a dime. Mark your calendar now for two half-days of free, virtual sessions on June 6th and 7th, led by celebrated nonprofit leaders and expert fundraising trainers.

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Struggling? Alone?

Turnkey Convenings: You. Your Peers. Exchanging Experiences. Without Judgment. With Compassion. To find out more, visit our website

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Upcoming Webinar: Using Analytics to Start or Grow Your Major Giving Program

You’re examining your major giving program and see the need to be more data-inspired and intentional. Are your major donors giving less? Do you have fewer major gift donors because of aging or attrition? Have you been overly reliant on a small group of donors to shoulder a high percentage of your operating or special campaign efforts? Suffering development officer turnover or burnout? Join our webinar to better understand and uncover your constituents’ potential!

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4 Tips to Strengthen your Proposal for the IMAGINE Grant

Calling all nonprofits who need funding for their technology-driven projects! Amazon Web Services (AWS) wants to support the mission-critical components of your work that rely on cloud technology. The AWS IMAGINE Grant supports foundational IT projects as well as think big projects leveraging advanced services, with an opportunity for unrestricted funding up to $150,000 and cloud credits of up to $100,000. Read our application tips and tricks to enhance your project proposal.