In this week's Washington Snapshot: House Passes America Gives More Act of 2015; Other News from the Hill; News from the Administration; Trending in Legal Affairs; Philanthropy News & Op-Eds; and more!
As organizations whose networks collectively represent tens of thousands of charities and foundations, we strongly urge all House Members to vote in favor of H.R. 644, America Gives More Act.
In this week's Washington Snapshot: Ways & Means Committee Passes Charitable Bills; President's Budget Caps Deduction - Again; Other News from the Hill; Trending in Legal Affairs; Philanthropy News & Op-Eds; Upcoming Webinars; and more!
Low-income families typically have few options for emergency cash, forcing many to rely on high-cost payday loans for unexpected financial needs. But these loans, which are disproportionately marketed to low-income and minority communities, lead to repeated cash shortages that drive consumers to take out successive payday loans, trapping them in vicious cycles of debt.
President Obama unveiled his Fiscal Year 2016 Budget today, which sets forth the Administration’s spending and policy priorities for the coming year. This year, the Budget presents a fiscal plan oriented around “Middle Class Economics.”
In this week's Washington Snapshot: House to Take Up Charitable Bills; News from the Hill; IRS Publication on Charitable Contributions Released; Trending in Legal Affairs; Philanthropy News & Op-Eds; Upcoming Webinars; and more!
Hotel and travel information for the 2015 Philanthropy Week in Washington
In this week's Washington Snapshot: Tax Policy in State of the Union; News from the Hill; Trending in Legal Affairs; Philanthropy News & Op-Eds; and more!
Engage your lawmakers on issues vital to the sector
The policy issues that impact philanthropy are wide-ranging. The Council’s team of policy and legal experts regularly monitors and tracks proposals impacting individual giving incentives, tax code provisions that impact the business operations of foundations, IRS regulatory proposals, Administrative actions, policies affecting cross-border philanthropy, public-philanthropic partnership developments, and much more.