Posts Categorized: Advocacy

ANN’s Position on the Repeal of the Johnson Amendment

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The Alliance for Nevada Nonprofits would like to add its voice to the growing opposition to the repeal of the Johnson Amendment.  Repeal of the Johnson Amendment would change the character and nature of the nonprofit sector and limit the ability of nonprofit organizations to play a vital role in their communities by politicizing charities… read more

Legislative Bootcamp – Free Training

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The 79th (2017) Session of the Nevada Legislature will begin on Monday, February 6, 2017.  Are you ready?  Do you know what you should be doing? In preparation for the session the Alliance for Nevada Nonprofits has gathered information on the current Assembly and Senate for our members, which can be accessed here: 2017 NV Legislators… read more

Changes Coming for Nonprofits in the New Congress and Administration

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With the likely change from government gridlock to fast and furious legislating in Washington this month, many nonprofit and foundation professionals are struggling to see how the pieces fit together and where their advocacy efforts can promote positive solutions. Our national network, the National Council of Nonprofits, just published a look at six federal issues… read more

Learning Opportunities

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Several Opportunities for Training are available in the next few months. Lobbying Rules for 501(c)(3) Organizations (Alliance For Justice) WHEN: Tue, Jan 10, 2017 TIME: 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM COST: $35 REGISTER: http://www.bolderadvocacy.org/how-afj-can-help/workshops This one-hour webinar addresses: How the tax law permits lobbying for nonprofits One easy step most charities can take to maximize the… read more

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Alliance for Nevada Nonprofits (ANN) asked the candidates for statewide offices throughout Nevada for their responses on 4 key questions in relation to nonprofit issues.  Please share information with nonprofit boards, staff and volunteers to inform voting for these offices. Please take a look at the attached document for the candidates’ responses.  If they did… read more

Nevada Assembly To Recognize Nevada Nonprofits

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The Nevada Assembly will make a special proclamation acknowledging the many contributions Nevada nonprofits make to enrich the quality of life and strengthening communities in every corner of our state. Friday, February 27 11:00 am Nevada Assembly Legislative Building 401 S. Carson St. Carson City, NV Nonprofit leaders are invited to be recognized in the… read more

“Who Has the Time” and Other Questions on Nonprofit Advocacy

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By David L. Thompson, Vice President of Public Policy for the National Council of Nonprofits  A few months ago, a nationally prominent nonprofit leader said this to an audience of people from public charities and private foundations: “Nonprofits have a duty to advocate on behalf of the people who have no voice, to demand social justice.”… read more