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Letter To Congress: We call on you to Keep Nonprofits Nonpartisan.

April 17, 2017 – The Nonprofit Coordinating Committee of New York (NPCC) calls on you in the strongest possible terms to block any attempt to repeal or weaken the important provision in Section 501(c)(3) that protects charitable nonprofits, religious institutions, and foundations from the divisiveness and rancor of partisan politics that currently bedevils our country.

NPCC Learning Labs Begin May 11!

Need help designing a fundraising plan? Do you want to perfect your elevator pitch?

NPCC's Learning Labs are a six module cohort-based training series that help nonprofits apply best management practices from NPCC's Eight Key Areas of Nonprofit Excellence in their own organization.

Advocacy Is Our Job – Message From The President

In the past few months, we've seen a number of proposals from the new federal administration that would have a significant impact on the nonprofit sector. We, as nonprofits, have the expertise and experience to know how these proposals will affect our day-to-day work, and we must use that expertise to advocate for the solutions we think are most effective.

TAKE ACTION! Keep Nonprofits Nonpartisan.

As we noted in our February e-Newsletter, the US House of Representatives and US Senate have introduced legislation to repeal the ban on partisan activity by 501(c)(3) nonprofits. This legislation would, in effect, allow 501(c)(3) nonprofits to become political organizations, which would turn nonprofits into political operatives.

TAKE ACTION! Nonprofit Nonpartisanship Under Attack in Congress

As we noted in our February e-Newsletter, the US House of Representatives and US Senate have introduced legislation to repeal the ban on partisan activity by 501(c)(3) nonprofits. This legislation would, in effect, allow 501(c)(3) nonprofits to become political organizations, which would turn nonprofits into political operatives.

Lawyers Alliance, NPCC File Suit Objecting to New State Donor Disclosure Law

On Monday March 6, 2017 Lawyers Alliance for New York and the Nonprofit Coordinating Committee (NPCC) filed a lawsuit against the New York State Attorney General’s office challenging a law that unnecessarily discourages contributions to nonprofit organizations.

Lawyers Alliance, NPCC File Suit Objecting to New State Donor Disclosure Law

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On Monday March 6, 2017 Lawyers Alliance for New York and the Nonprofit Coordinating Committee (NPCC) filed a lawsuit against the New York State Attorney General’s office challenging a law that unnecessarily discourages contributions to nonprofit organizations.

NPCC Launches 2017 Application for Nonprofit Excellence Awards

March 6th, 2017

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It takes more than passion to achieve your mission – it takes strong management. NPCC is excited to announce the 2017 New York Community Trust Nonprofit Excellence Awards, produced by NPCC in collaboration with The Trust and Philanthropy New York, and sponsored by WNYC. Click here to apply.

Overtime Regulations in New York State In Effect as of December 31, 2016

Source: Overtime Regulations in New York State In Effect as of December 31, 2016

As we reported in New York Nonprofits' October Issue, federal overtime regulations are currently on hold while the U.S. District Court in Texas moves forward with the case.

Overtime Regulations in New York State In Effect as of December 31, 2016

As we reported in New York Nonprofits' October Issue, federal overtime regulations are currently on hold while the U.S. District Court in Texas moves forward with the case. However, with three days' notice, on December 28, 2016, New York State Department of Labor (NYSDOL) finalized its own overtime rules, increasing salaries for administrative and executive work and the number of workers who will qualify for overtime pay.