Large Majority Of Nonprofit Revenue From Government, Fee For Service

A new report recently released by the National Council of Nonprofits examined data about the nonprofit sector as it provides latest insight regarding nonprofits in the United States.

The new report, titled "Nonprofit Impact Matters: How America's Charitable Nonprofits Strengthen Communities and Improve Lives," outlined a number of challenges and other trends facing the nonprofit sector.

Among the challenges and trends are efforts to limit charitable giving incentives, not just at the federal level, such as through the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) but also state governments capping or eliminating incentives.

The 44-page report makes the case that foundations can't replace cuts to government funding. According to the report, the "nonprofit doesn't have to hire a lobbyist or devote staff to full-time hobnobbing at the statehouse. Advocacy is simply promoting the nonprofit’s mission through engagement with others."

The report concludes with a checklist of advocacy tools and actions and explains why nonprofits "need to get in the game" when it comes to advocacy. Read the Entire Article


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