Washington Snapshot

Posted Date: Fri, 01/10/2014 - 14:10
In this issue: Philanthropy Week in Washington; Tax Policy Happenings; Government spending debate; IRS updates revenue procedures
Posted Date: Fri, 12/06/2013 - 15:15
In this issue:Thune-Wyden Letter on the Charitable Deduction; Tax Reform on hold until 2014; New IRS 501(c)(4) political activity regulations; Public Good IRA Rollover Act; Budget Conference Deadline Looms; Pay for Success Incentive Fund; American Enterprise Institute report on giving; Experiments in community media; Pittsburgh Community Foundation President and CEO Grant Oliphant interview; The Dallas Foundation receives top ranking for donor satisfaction; Latina education study
Posted Date: Tue, 12/03/2013 - 15:15
On November 20, in conjunction with the Charitable Giving Coalition’s “Protect Giving Day,” Senators John Thune (R-SD) and Ron Wyden (D-OR) issued a letter in full support of the charitable deduction. This letter is a perfect example of the growing bipartisan support for preserving the full value of the charitable deduction.
Posted Date: Wed, 11/27/2013 - 12:51
In this Issue: Spotlight on the Charitable Giving Coalition Fly-in; Highlights of the Day; Lunch Briefing for Congressional Staff; Thune-Wyden Letter on the Charitable Deduction; A Busy Week in Tax Reform; Chairman Baucus Discussion Drafts; Senator Schumer IRA Rollover Bill; Senator Schumer IRA Rollover Bill
Posted Date: Wed, 11/27/2013 - 12:44
In this Issue: Charitable Giving Coalition D.C. Fly-In; Lawmakers Huddle on Tax Reform; Post Investigation Aftermath; Celebrating Community Foundation Week; Philanthropy and Nonprofits in the Media; The charitable deduction's individual impact; Foundations engage New Yorkers in policy conversations; Nonprofit media grantmaking; Donor-advised funds continue to sprout; Disability funders urge Senate support for international disability rights
Posted Date: Wed, 11/27/2013 - 12:37
In this Issue: Charitable Giving Coalition D.C. Fly-In; Tax Reform Hearsay; Post Investigation Aftermath; Philanthropy in the Media; Jessie Ball duPont Fund and The Community Foundation for Northeast Florida; Council of Michigan Foundations; Detroit seeks input of foundations into city's future; AmeriCorps expansion in Detroit; New York Times Giving Special Section
Posted Date: Wed, 11/27/2013 - 12:32
In this Issue: Tax Reform Uncertain as Budget Talks Begin; Noteworthy News and Op-eds; Washington Post investigation and sector response; Knight Foundation report on nonprofit news ventures; Decision-making in tough economic times; Redistribution of private charitable dollars; Interview with Council of Michigan Foundations President & CEO Rob Collier; HUD Secretary's Award for Public-Philanthropic Partnerships; Women's Foundation for a Greater Memphis - Memphis HOPE
Posted Date: Wed, 11/27/2013 - 12:21
In this Issue: Charitable Giving Coalition D.C. Fly-In - Nov. 20th; Federal Tax Reform Buzz; Noteworthy News; Knight Foundation debuts digital book; State-level developments; HUD Secretary's Award for Public-Philanthropic Partnerships; Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland - Housing First Initiative of Cuyahoga County; United Way of Greater Los Angeles - Home for Good
Posted Date: Wed, 11/27/2013 - 12:17
In this Issue: A Fiscal Deal Emerges; Besides opening the government, what else does this deal accomplish?; So is the fiscal stalemate over?; What does this mean for federal grantees?; We will keep you posted!; Shutdown advocacy efforts; Council President and CEO Vikki Spruill named one of the "Top 20 Women in Philanthropy"; HUD Secretary's Award for Public-Philanthropic Partnerships; The Rhode Island Foundation-Green and Healthy Homes Initiative Providence; The Saint Paul Foundation
Posted Date: Wed, 11/27/2013 - 12:01
In this Issue: Gridlock in Washington; How does the shutdown impact you and your grantees?; HUD Secretary's Award for Public-Philanthropic Partnerships; Rasmuson Foundation - Pre-Development (Pre-D) Program; The Raymond John Wean Foundation - Youngstown Community Revitalization; Impact Investing Field Guide Unveiled


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