NPCC Communications Learning Labs Begin July 27!

NPCC Communications Learning Labs Begin July 27!

NPCC's Learning Labs are a six module cohort-based training series that help nonprofits apply best management practices from NPCC's Eight Key Areas of Nonprofit Excellence in their own organization. Learning Labs provide in-depth training, and technical assistance, skills development, and individualized tools that you can use in your day-to-day work.

2017 Annual Meeting of Members [RECAP]

2017 Annual Meeting of Members [RECAP]

The Nonprofit Committee of New York (NPCC) held its Annual Meeting of Members on Monday, May 15, 2017 at the CUNY Graduate Center, Proshansky Auditorium with 231 members, sponsors and honored guests in attendance.

BUSINESS AGENDA

Ian Benjamin, in his third address as NPCC’s Board Chair, opened the meeting by welcoming attendees and thanking event sponsors.

What’s the “Religious Liberty” Executive Order All About – And What Can You Do About It?

What’s the “Religious Liberty” Executive Order All About – And What Can You Do About It?

Source: What's the "Religious Liberty" Executive Order All About?
On May 4th, President Trump signed an Executive Order (EO) regarding “religious liberty.” In the days prior to May 4th, there were rumors that this EO would include provisions that would sanction discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity, provisions that impacted reproductive health care, and provisions that would allow religious organizations to endorse political candidates, effectively “destroying” nonprofit nonpartisanship, as the President had vowed to do months early.

NPCC Learning Labs Begin May 11!

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NPCC's Learning Labs are a six module cohort-based training series that help nonprofits apply best management practices from NPCC's Eight Key Areas of Nonprofit Excellence in their own organization.

Advocacy Is Our Job – Message From The President

In the past few months, we've seen a number of proposals from the new federal administration that would have a significant impact on the nonprofit sector. We, as nonprofits, have the expertise and experience to know how these proposals will affect our day-to-day work, and we must use that expertise to advocate for the solutions we think are most effective.

TAKE ACTION! Nonprofit Nonpartisanship Under Attack in Congress

As we noted in our February e-Newsletter, the US House of Representatives and US Senate have introduced legislation to repeal the ban on partisan activity by 501(c)(3) nonprofits. This legislation would, in effect, allow 501(c)(3) nonprofits to become political organizations, which would turn nonprofits into political operatives.

Lawyers Alliance, NPCC File Suit Objecting to New State Donor Disclosure Law

Lawyers Alliance, NPCC File Suit Objecting to New State Donor Disclosure Law

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On Monday March 6, 2017 Lawyers Alliance for New York and the Nonprofit Coordinating Committee (NPCC) filed a lawsuit against the New York State Attorney General’s office challenging a law that unnecessarily discourages contributions to nonprofit organizations.

NPCC Launches 2017 Application for Nonprofit Excellence Awards

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It takes more than passion to achieve your mission – it takes strong management. NPCC is excited to announce the 2017 New York Community Trust Nonprofit Excellence Awards, produced by NPCC in collaboration with The Trust and Philanthropy New York, and sponsored by WNYC. Click here to apply.

Overtime Regulations in New York State In Effect as of December 31, 2016

Source: Overtime Regulations in New York State In Effect as of December 31, 2016

As we reported in New York Nonprofits' October Issue, federal overtime regulations are currently on hold while the U.S. District Court in Texas moves forward with the case.

“Ethics Bill” Creates New Funding Disclosure Regime for 501(c)(3)s

Earlier this year, the NYS Governor signed into law, Bill No. A10742/S8160 (the “ethics bill”) which, in relevant part, requires that 501(c)(3)s disclose some of their donor identities if that 501(c)(3) makes in kind or monetary donations to any 501(c)(4) that engages in significant lobbying in NY.  This requirement went into effect on November 22nd.