Two Tax Policies Affecting Foundations and Nonprofits in 2020

Connection Cafe

You may think this is an odd beginning for a public policy blog, so please bear with me. And yes, public policy at the local, state, and federal levels can and will impact your ability to achieve your organization’s mission and day-to-day activities. I would like to highlight two examples of federal policy making from late December 2019 to illustrate this point: Unrelated Business Income Tax.

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New Washington Monthly Project Highlights Philanthropic Success Stories - The Chronicle of Philanthropy

AFP Blog

New Washington Monthly Project Highlights Philanthropic Success Stories - The Chronicle of Philanthropy : "A foundation-sponsored project launched this week by The Washington Monthly magazine aims to plant philanthropies’ good works directly under the noses of influential policy makers. Successes of Philanthropy will serve as an online catalog of philanthropic wins — something its creators believe Washington power brokers need to hear more about.

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Nonprofit effort links veterans to wireless jobs; Cisco to fight slump, ‘emerge stronger’ - The Washington Post

AFP Blog

Nonprofit effort links veterans to wireless jobs; Cisco to fight slump, ‘emerge stronger’ - The Washington Post : The White House’s Office of Science and Technology Policy last week announced a new nonprofit initiative encouraging military veterans to join the telecommunications industry

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The 2019 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

EveryAction

The Corps Network / Washington, DC / TBA. As policy changes unfold at the federal, state and local levels, the communities and issues we care about as corporate social responsibility professionals inevitably face uncertainty. 2019 Washington Nonprofit Conference. 2019 Washington Nonprofit Conference. DMA Nonprofit Federation / Washington, DC / TBA. National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC) / Washington, DC / $449. ASAE / Washington, DC / TBD.

Social Enterprise Summit's Policy Track

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

One of the highlights of last week's Social Enterprise Alliance's Summit was the Launch of the Policy Track. A lot of cool things happened in the policy track (even I spoke), but I think the interesting thing was Carlos' comments. According to Carlos, the Office is part of the domestic policy team inside the White House. Carlos was frank about the focus in Washington on creating jobs.

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Mr. Jim Goes to Washington (Again)

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

As part of the large national award we received from the Department of Education, we are spending a lot more time in Washington. But, like many social entrepreneurs, I'm beginning to figure out that being absent from the halls of policy is not serving our mission. He is a huge figure in disability policy, and it was an honor to get to talk to him about what we're doing.

Public Policy and SOX: Pricey or Priceless!

ASU Lodestar Center

It is not often that public policy intended for the publicly traded-corporate world directly impacts the nonprofit corporate world. These require policies covering whistle-blower protections and document preservation. Conflict of interest policy. Whistle-blower protection policy*. Document preservation policy*. We encourage greater attention to the unintended effects of public policies on nonprofit organizations by the practice and research communities.”

Nonprofit Advocacy Can Be a Force Multiplier for Social Change

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

For many years, people frequently suggested that Benetech , the nonprofit tech company I founded and lead, get more involved in Washington, DC policy and legislative action. Like many philanthropists and social entrepreneurs who are eager to make large-scale change, we found that redirecting government policy and funding to more effective approaches offers tremendous leverage for realizing national (and international) impact.

Washington Post: Listserv use soars | Beaconfire Wire

Beaconfire Wire

Beaconfire culture featured in Washington Post Beaconfire Survey: The News Catch us at the 2008 Bridge Conference Make an Accessible Web Site anywhere with WebAnywhere Watch That Space Not Cool, Barack privacy policy | sitemap copyright 2009, beaconfire consultingSkip to content Clients Services Portfolio About Us Contact Blog Home > Blog Recent Posts 07/16/2010: The Wisdom of the Old Spice Man 07/12/2010: Is your online campaign going to succeed?

CLEAR Training in Washington, DC - Social Media and Mobile Tools

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I got asked for resources in these areas: Facebook Best Practices Social Media Research (that's free) Policy If you were at the session, and had a question about a specific resource or technique and I didn't cover it in our limited time, please leave a comment and I'll point you to something or even write a whole blog post about it! CLEAR Training: Social Media and Mobile Phones View more OpenOffice presentations from kanter.

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Beaconfire culture featured in Washington Post | Beaconfire Wire

Beaconfire Wire

Related Posts Watch That Space Washington Post: Listserv use soars Catch us at the 2008 Bridge Conference Not Cool, Barack Beaconfire Survey: The News Make an Accessible Web Site anywhere with WebAnywhere Cellphones Bridge Digital Divide privacy policy | sitemap copyright 2009, beaconfire consulting

Two Leaders Join Benetech’s Senior Team!

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

For more than a decade, Nadine has worked at the intersection of policy and media in major markets including New York, Chicago and Washington, DC. Nadine’s extensive experience in policy communications will allow us to build upon our recent efforts—including rolling out the updated Benetech brand identity and redesigned website—and taking them to the next level.

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Thank You Marissa Mayer for Yahoo’s No Work From Home Policy

Tech Soup Blog

It’s been well over a year since Yahoo’s controversial non-telecommuting policy, which created a firestorm of reaction. The Washington Post talked about Yahoo’s perplexing work-from-home ban. Telework Policies. We thought we’d see what the state of telecommuting is after the smoke has cleared. The Media Frenzy. I remember it well.

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The 2018 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

EveryAction

National LGBTQ Task Force / Washington, DC / 475. The National LGBTQ Task Force’s 2018 Creating Change Conference convenes in Washington, DC, January 24-28, 2018. As policy changes unfold at the federal, state and local levels, the communities and issues we care about as corporate social responsibility professionals inevitably face uncertainty. The Corps Network / Washington, DC / $875. 2018 Washington Nonprofit Conference. 2018 Washington Nonprofit Conference.

The 2016 - 2017 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

EveryAction

The Digital Media and Learning Conference is meant to be an inclusive, international and annual gathering of scholars and practitioners in the field, focused on fostering interdisciplinary and participatory dialogue and linking theory, empirical study, policy, and practice. Independent Sector / Washington, DC / $1,625. ARNOVA / Washington, DC / $380. Wellstone Action / Washington, DC / $140. 2017 Washington Nonprofit Conference. NTEN / Washington, DC / $850.

Great reads from around the web on August 24th

Amy Sample Ward

Whether you’re introducing a change in ownership, new staff, policy change, technical update, or something else, community members sometimes resist change. Survey says: Most noprofiteers blend their personal/professional brands | Big Duck – "Last week I had the joy of presenting a workshop with the fabulous Danielle Brigida of the National Wildlife Federation at the 7th Annual Bridge to Integrated Marketing & Fundraising Conference in Washington, DC.

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Has Your Organization Thought Through its Social Media Policy?

NTEN

"Only a tiny fraction of the 179,000 nonprofits that have turned to Causes [Facebook App] as an inexpensive and green way to seek donations have brought in even $1,000, according to data available on the Causes developers' site," says the Washington Post. Dee Albritton, Fast Forward. You open the door to your office and see your Program Director in shorts and a t-shirt with a dubious message, holding what might be an inappropriate beverage. He is talking about outside activities.

Halcyon's By The People Festival: How One Organization is Using Data to Unite People Around Art

EveryAction

Their incubator, arts fellowship, and public policy dialogue programs encourage socially engaged creatives to advance their talents and visions, transforming their inspiration into impact. In June 2018, they hosted their inaugural By the People festival, an international arts and dialogue festival taking place across the city of Washington D.C.

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We've Built The Tools You Need for 2018

EveryAction

Connect Supporters with Local Elected Officials using Local Advocacy Change doesn’t just happen in Washington, DC. Across the country, state and local governments make meaningful policy decisions that affect nearly every issue - from preventing gun violence, to protecting the environment, or safeguarding LGBTQ rights. Throughout 2017, our team introduced some of the most cutting-edge tools to help empower nonprofits to not only reach, but exceed their goals.

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Gobs and Gobs of Data: Strategies for Visualizing and Sharing Policy Content

NTEN

Policy-oriented organizations have long produced dizzying amounts of statistical content. In the past, rows and rows of data would die a quick death in thick policy reports or inscrutable spreadsheets. At the heart of most issue-focused policy and research is data analysis. Washington DC’s City Government is doing a great job of feeding its raw data to the world. Kurt Voelker, Forum One Communications.

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10 Organizations Leading The Way This Mental Health Awareness Month

EveryAction

Whitman Walker Health serves Washington D.C.’s Community of Hope , an organization that provides healthcare and housing services to Washington D.C.’s So Others Might Eat (SOME) is a Washington D.C.-based In addition to offering things like food and clothing, SOME advocates for policies that will benefit the constituencies that they serve, including mental health care policy, along with affordable housing and income support.

Catch us at the 2008 Bridge Conference | Beaconfire Wire

Beaconfire Wire

Related Posts Blogging the Bridge Conference Lifting Responsiveness with Multivariate Testing @ Bridge Microsites and Landing Pages at the Bridge Conference Blogging the AMA Conference Iron Chef @Bridge: Battle Non Profit Redux 5 reasons to check out Beaconfire at NTC One-to-One Marketing at the AMA Nonprofit Marketing Conference privacy policy | sitemap copyright 2009, beaconfire consulting

Connect Supporters with Local Elected Officials using Local Advocacy

EveryAction

Change doesn’t just happen in Washington, DC. Across the country, state and local governments make meaningful policy decisions that affect nearly every issue - from preventing gun violence, to protecting the environment, or safeguarding LGBTQ rights. Finally, here's an example of what your supporters based in Washington, DC could see if your organization was targeting the Mayor's Office and City Council: Haven't made the switch to EveryAction yet?

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Mark Your Calendars – SUMMER SOLSTICE 2017

SocialFish

Come to The Solar Foundation ’s seventh annual Summer Solstice event on June 22, 2017 in Washington, DC! Hogan Lovells, LLP, 555 13th St NW, Washington, DC. This fundraiser brings together partners, allies, and friends to enjoy a beautiful summer night in Washington, D.C. On the evening of June 22, celebrate and network with leaders in policy, government, industry, nonprofit, legal, and other fields for an upscale cocktail hour, panel discussion, and rooftop reception.

Social Media Study Finds Most Nonprofits Have Presence on Facebook But Raising Little Money - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Frogloop

May 8, 2009 | Valyn Perini There was a really interesting article about nonprofits and facebook, specifically the causes feature, in the Washington Post recently: [link] I thought what the nature conservancy rep said at the end, about how social media should be viewed more as a branding tool than a fundraising tool, really helped clarify the expectations nonprofits should have when using social media. All Care2 terms of service and privacy policies apply

Please Join VisionLink In Welcoming Aaron Titus To Our Proud Family!

VisionLink

Aaron has spent seven years as the Privacy Fellow for the Washington DC policy institute Liberty Coalition. Aaron Titus’ work has been covered in countless newspapers and news media outlets, including the Washington Post, New York Times, Forbes, the Wall Street Journal, The Associated Press, ABC, MSNBC, and NPR. from the George Washington School of Law, and his undergraduate degree in Architecture from the University of Utah.

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Vance Building Open House: Join Us!

GroundWire

Please join us next Thursday from 5:30-7:30pm for the 5th Annual Vance Building Open House. Groundwire, along with 30 other organizations in the building, will be showcasing what we do and entertaining you with food and drink. More the latter than the former.) We get a little earnest here at the Vance Building, home to many of Seattle’s best nonprofits, determined to change the world. So when the time comes to let our hair down a little bit, we take full advantage.

What’s up with consumer data privacy?

3rd Sector Labs

There’s been a lot of recent activity coming out of Washington, DC … it’s a good time for an update. Consumer Data Privacy Activities in Washington. The Washington Post Editorial Board published an opinion piece advocating on the side of consumer rights. We need to understand how potential changes in government policy and the law may impact us down the road … impact our ability to acquire and use data, impact our own data governance policies.

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Blogging the Bridge Conference | Beaconfire Wire

Beaconfire Wire

» Blogging the Bridge Conference Posted Monday, August 4th, 2008 at 10:24 am by Elizabeth (27 posts) Follow the links below to read recaps of some of the specific sessions at the Bridge Conference that took place here in Washington, DC July 23-25. Skip to content Clients Services Portfolio About Us Contact Blog Home > Blog Recent Posts 07/16/2010: The Wisdom of the Old Spice Man 07/12/2010: Is your online campaign going to succeed?

One-to-One Marketing at the AMA Nonprofit Marketing Conference | Beaconfire Wire

Beaconfire Wire

AMA Nonprofit Conference Blogging the AMA Conference Nonprofit Technology Conference Report from the AMA Conference: The Future Kawasaki’s Tips for Conference Speakers privacy policy | sitemap copyright 2009, beaconfire consultingSkip to content Clients Services Portfolio About Us Contact Blog Home > Blog Recent Posts 07/16/2010: The Wisdom of the Old Spice Man 07/12/2010: Is your online campaign going to succeed?

Come see us at the American Marketing Association’s Nonprofit Marketing Conference! | Beaconfire Wire

Beaconfire Wire

Posted Wednesday, July 2nd, 2008 at 9:04 am by Elizabeth (27 posts) Beaconfire will be exhibiting and presenting at the AMA Nonprofit Marketing Conference , which will take place at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Washington, DC, July 14-16, 2008. Nonprofit Technology Conference AMA Nonprofit Conference Kawasaki’s Tips for Conference Speakers Report from the AMA Conference: The Future privacy policy | sitemap copyright 2009, beaconfire consulting

Influence | Forum One: Internet Strategy, Social Media, User Experience and Web Site Development

Influence

Recently, M+R Strategic Services — in collaboration with NTEN — released their own report, Read More » 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 … next › last » Blogs Company Blog Influence Online Community Report Technology User Experience & Design All Blogs About Influence covers innovations in communication, Internet technology and strategy to generate influence on important public policy issues.

Demographics Are Destiny: How and Why to Diversify Your Staff Now!

NTEN

Last spring the Urban Institute and the Racial Diversity Collaborative released a study called Measuring Racial-Ethnic Diversity in the Baltimore-Washington Region's Nonprofit Sector. Change Management Community Leadership NPTech NTEN PolicyBy Jocelyn Harmon, Director of Nonprofit Services, Care2 Unless you've been living under a barrel, you know the demographics of the U.S. are changing. Here are some key highlights from The Changing Demographics of America by Smithsonian.

Influence | Forum One: Internet Strategy, Social Media, User Experience and Web Site Development

Influence

Recently, M+R Strategic Services — in collaboration with NTEN — released their own report, Read More » 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 … next › last » Blogs Company Blog Influence Online Community Report Technology User Experience & Design All Blogs About Influence covers innovations in communication, Internet technology and strategy to generate influence on important public policy issues.

Influence | Forum One: Internet Strategy, Social Media, User Experience and Web Site Development

Influence

Recently, M+R Strategic Services — in collaboration with NTEN — released their own report, Read More » 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 … next › last » Blogs Company Blog Influence Online Community Report Technology User Experience & Design All Blogs About Influence covers innovations in communication, Internet technology and strategy to generate influence on important public policy issues.

Influence | Forum One: Internet Strategy, Social Media, User Experience and Web Site Development

Influence

Recently, M+R Strategic Services — in collaboration with NTEN — released their own report, Read More » 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 … next › last » Blogs Company Blog Influence Online Community Report Technology User Experience & Design All Blogs About Influence covers innovations in communication, Internet technology and strategy to generate influence on important public policy issues.

Influence | Forum One: Internet Strategy, Social Media, User Experience and Web Site Development

Influence

Recently, M+R Strategic Services — in collaboration with NTEN — released their own report, Read More » 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 … next › last » Blogs Company Blog Influence Online Community Report Technology User Experience & Design All Blogs About Influence covers innovations in communication, Internet technology and strategy to generate influence on important public policy issues.

David Perlmutter Talks Blogs, Interactors, and Jon Stewart - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Frogloop

Perlmutter, who was a recent guest on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart , sat down in Washington in early August for an interview with Care2’s Clint O’Brien to talk about how blogging is reshaping media and changing the way citizens think about politics and social causes. While I was in Washington recently, I visited a former student of mine who creates Web videos for John McCain. All Care2 terms of service and privacy policies apply

The 2016 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

EveryAction

DMA / Washington, DC / Not available. Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) / Washington, DC / Not available. Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) / Washington, DC / Not available. Join us in Washington, D.C., National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC) / Washington, DC / Less than $500. Washington Nonprofit Legal and Tax Conference. Washington Nonprofit Legal and Tax Conference.

Influence | Forum One: Internet Strategy, Social Media, User Experience and Web Site Development

Influence

Recently, M+R Strategic Services — in collaboration with NTEN — released their own report, Read More » 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 … next › last » Blogs Company Blog Influence Online Community Report Technology User Experience & Design All Blogs About Influence covers innovations in communication, Internet technology and strategy to generate influence on important public policy issues.

AMA Nonprofit Conference | Beaconfire Wire

Beaconfire Wire

This year it’s in Washington, DC July 9-11th. One-to-One Marketing at the AMA Nonprofit Marketing Conference NTC Conference Showcases Web Sharing Techniques A Very Merry Unconference To You privacy policy | sitemap copyright 2009, beaconfire consultingSkip to content Clients Services Portfolio About Us Contact Blog Home > Blog Recent Posts 07/16/2010: The Wisdom of the Old Spice Man 07/12/2010: Is your online campaign going to succeed?

Influence | Forum One: Internet Strategy, Social Media, User Experience and Web Site Development

Influence

Recently, M+R Strategic Services — in collaboration with NTEN — released their own report, Read More » 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 … next › last » Blogs Company Blog Influence Online Community Report Technology User Experience & Design All Blogs About Influence covers innovations in communication, Internet technology and strategy to generate influence on important public policy issues.

Influence | Forum One: Internet Strategy, Social Media, User Experience and Web Site Development

Influence

Recently, M+R Strategic Services — in collaboration with NTEN — released their own report, Read More » 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 … next › last » Blogs Company Blog Influence Online Community Report Technology User Experience & Design All Blogs About Influence covers innovations in communication, Internet technology and strategy to generate influence on important public policy issues.