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Tuesday, November 6, 2018
2017’s Tax Cuts and Jobs Act poses more than financial threats to the charitable sector. John Tyler, general counsel for the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, discusses what should seem obvious: charitable organizations and businesses are not the same. Read more
Nonprofit Connect
Friday, October 19, 2018
On Thursday, October 18, Nonprofit Connect along with the Kansas Nonprofit Coalition and the Kansas State Alliance of YMCAs hosted a candidate forum focused on nonprofit issues. Over twenty statewide, house and local candidates were in attendance to take questions and discuss their positions on topics pertinent to the nonprofit community. Read more
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Friday, October 5, 2018
David L. Thompson, Vice President of Public Policy for the National Council of Nonprofits, summarizes the policy changes that nonprofits should care about, including federal tax law's impact on charitable giving and tax exemptions. Changes are coming and how we as nonprofits respond will affect the outcome. Read more
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Wednesday, August 29, 2018
Nonprofit Connect wants to keep you informed about recent policy changes that affect the nonprofit community and those we serve. Read more
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Monday, July 23, 2018
Nonprofit Connect wants to keep members informed about policy changes that affect the nonprofit community and those we serve. Read more
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Monday, December 18, 2017
On Friday, December 15, the House and Senate Conference Committee released their finalized Tax Cuts and Jobs Act bill. This legislation may prove prohibitive to nonprofit organizations and the communities they serve. Read more
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Monday, October 30, 2017
Tax Reform Legislation Expected in the U.S. House This Week, Legislation's Impact on the Johnson Amendment, and What You Can Do Read more
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Thursday, March 30, 2017
As you may know, several Congressional leaders have recently spoken publicly for repealing or weakening the Johnson Amendment, which prohibits 501(c)(3) nonprofits from participating or intervening in political campaigns. The National Council of Nonprofits is concerned that repealing or weakening the Johnson Amendment would undermine the value of nonpartisanship in the nonprofit sector. Read more
Luann Feehan, Executive Director
Friday, January 20, 2017
So many in the nonprofit sector experience the transition of power on an annual basis with the onboarding of new board members and even more evident in the transition to a new board chair or board president. The governing body dynamic changes, an influx of new agendas surface and the history of the work accomplished up to that very moment quickly fades. This inaugural day we experience the transition in power that changes our country’s dynamic, infuses a new agenda and charges past the efforts that have led to this day. Only time will tell how it will alter the work we do as a nonprofit professional. For some of you it will likely improve, for others it will bring challenges, and then there are those that won’t even notice anything different at all. Read more