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Self-Insured Nonprofits and Unemployment Insurance

Over the past week, the United States has seen an enormous spike in unemployment due to layoffs in the business and nonprofit sectors stemming from the economic ramifications of the COVID-19 crisis.

As revenues of America’s nonprofits plummet because of COVID-19, demand for services soar. Congress needs to help.

As Congress and the White House discuss supporting specific American industries, which one is in the greatest danger? We’ll give you a hint: It collectively employs 12.3 million Americans, which is more than transportation, more than construction, and even more than manufacturing. And, unlike other industries, it is confronted by a combination of contradictory forces unlike any other industry: exponentially increasing demand and devastating decreases in revenues. What industry is that? The nonprofit industry.

How We Can Support Each Other and Our Communities During the Coronavirus

Now – more than ever – we, as a society, must come together to do the best we can for one another.

With the unprecedented shutdowns and cancellations happening all over the country to slow the spread of coronavirus, charitable nonprofits are stepping in to provide shelter, food, child and elder care, education, cultural and spiritual fulfillment, and peace of mind. 

What a Sale of the .org Registry to a For-Profit Private Equity Firm Could Mean for Your Nonprofit

What does it mean to have a .org domain name? That home on the web gives our donors, volunteers, and those we serve confidence that we have our community’s best interests at heart. For many years, we’ve enjoyed that same confidence in our domain names because they’ve been administered by a charitable nonprofit, the Public Interest Registry. We could count on reliability. We could count on free speech.

What a Sale of the .org Registry to a For-Profit Private Equity Firm Could Mean for Your Nonprofit

What does it mean to have a .org domain name? That home on the web gives our donors, volunteers, and those we serve confidence that we have our community’s best interests at heart. For many years, we’ve enjoyed that same confidence in our domain names because they’ve been administered by a charitable nonprofit, the Public Interest Registry. We could count on reliability. We could count on free speech.

Nonprofit Public Policy Progress in 2019

Before 2019 completely slips away, let’s celebrate the positive achievements in the public policy arenas of legislatures, executive agencies, and courts at the federal, state, and local levels this past year.

Repealing the Tax on Tax-Exempts Was the Work of (Many, Many) People

There’s a saying that victory has a thousand parents and defeat is an orphan. That adage became especially applicable once the President signed into law the repeal of the tax on nonprofit transportation benefits. The repeal is a community-wide accomplishment to celebrate, thanks to thousands of individuals and organizations united in common purpose.

Nonprofits Seeking Talent to Advance Your Missions – Consider Hiring Military Spouses

Here at the National Council of Nonprofits, we have a simple yet demanding operating mantra: “What’s the problem? What’re the solutions? Let’s get them done.”

Five Reasons Veterans Are Ideal Nonprofit Employees

Earlier this week, we celebrated our nation’s veterans and their service to our country. As they leave active service, many veterans are looking for ways to continue their service to others. And what better way to serve others than through a nonprofit? There are many reasons why veterans are ideal employees to help your nonprofit advance its mission.

Veterans are problem-solvers

In the field and on the home front, veterans and members of the military have a natural can-do, will-do attitude and seek solutions to the challenges they face.

Fundraising Gadgets, Widgets, and Tech, Oh My!

With fall appeal and Giving Tuesday season upon us, does your nonprofit dream of finding a technology platform that:

  • Designs your fundraising plan for you?
  • Writes terrific donor-centered communications?
  • Makes sure you exceed your goals on Giving Tuesday?
  • Makes coffee or tea for you?

Sorry, we don’t have any of those. However, we do know of some gadgets and widgets that might give your nonprofit a small edge in the fundraising tech department – or at least add a little fun to your program.

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