Daily News Roundup: N.Y. State Charites Required to Disclose Big Charitable Donors, Court Rules

In other news, President Trump’s inaugural committee paid $26 million to Melania Trump’s adviser, leaving only $5 million for charity; 20 refugee resettlement offices are set to close and 40 others will cut back operations after the State Department ordered them to downsize; companies and nonprofits can post messages on Facebook’s ‘Community Help’ tool during…

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Five TED Talks for Nonprofit Professionals

As nonprofits, sometimes we need a little extra inspiration to keep doing what we do. We work in a sector that sets out to change the lives of others, and for that reason we need to understand where others come from first. TED Talks has been around since 1984, but found a resurgence with the…

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Dark Money Gets Even Darker in Arizona

DoD photo by Petty Officer 1st Class James E. Foehl, U.S Navy. (Released) February 14, 2018; Arizona Daily Sun Just when you thought that concealing donor monies in nonprofit guise could not get stealthier, in steps the Arizona legislature to be sure that it does. Beginning with the 2010 Supreme Court ruling in Citizens United…

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Parish Commission in Shreveport Seeks to Rein In Predatory Lending

“Payday Loan Place Window Graphics,” Taber Andrew Bain February 15, 2018; Next City In Louisiana, there are over 1,000 payday lenders’ storefronts, which is more than three times greater than the number of McDonald’s storefronts, wrote columnist Robert Mann in the New Orleans Times-Picayune in 2015. A typical payday loan, Mann points out, charges the…

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The Road Less Traveled: Establishing the Link between Nonprofit Governance and Democracy

PHOTOGRAPH: “BRIGHT IDEA” BY SKIP HUNT This article is from NPQ’s special winter 2012 edition: “Emerging Forms of Nonprofit Governance.” It was first published online on December 31, 2012. In recent years, there has been a renewed interest among scholars and practitioners alike in the governance of nonprofit organizations. An increasing number of studies address such…

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