Posts Categorized: News

Analysis Shows Negative Effects of Tax Reform Bills for the Work of Nevada’s Nonprofits

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Las Vegas, Nevada – A new analysis of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act indicates a wide range of significant negative impacts on the ability of charitable nonprofits in Nevada to serve our fellow citizens, and our communities. The analysis by the National Council of Nonprofits highlights the key provisions of both the tax reform bills that are… read more

Response to Op-Ed – Thoughts?

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Back in September, blogger William P. Barrett posted an opinion piece in the Nevada Independent titled “Charity solicitation regulation in Nevada is largely MIA”. The text of the piece can be found here: Unfortunately, Mr. Barrett’s interpretation of the regulations enacted by AB60 in 2013 (and clarified in 2015) were wildly inaccurate, and potentially damaging… read more

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


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Nevada Legislature is now in session Many of you attended the Legislative Boot Camp last week. Many thanks to Dr. Amanda Haboush-Deloye with the Nevada Institute for Children’s Research and Policy for her great presentation. Please click HERE to access the speaker’s slides and HERE to access the handouts with very pertinent information. A video… 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

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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

Upcoming Training & Workshops

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Join Gregg S. Bossen, CPA and nonprofit accounting expert as he covers the basics of setting up and entering transactions specifically for Nonprofits, an overview of the software updates included in the QuickBooks® 2016 & 2015 Editions, as well as advanced topics. (Breakfast, Lunch, and Snacks provided)    LIVE Nonprofit Training! November 15, 2016 –… read more

Womens Radio

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The Alliance for Nevada Nonprofits strengthens communities by increasing influence and capacity of Nevada’s nonprofit sector. Cheri Hill serves on the Board of Directors for this organization.  With over 4,600 nonprofits operating in the state of Nevada, the Alliance for Nevada Nonprofits is the go-to organization for education, training and advocacy so that its members can lead and manage their… read more

Nonprofit Organizations and the Nevada Economy

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An Analysis of The Employment, Economic Impact, and Scope of The Nonprofit Sector in The Silver State The State of Nevada changed rapidly in recent decades, enjoying one of the longest and most sustained population growth periods in the nation, followed by a severe period of economic contraction and recession. Unemployment during the Great Recession… read more

Nonprofits Benefit From Federal Grant Reform

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Letter from the Executive Director … This is extraordinary news: On December 26, 2013, the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) released in the Federal Register its long-anticipated overhaul of federal grant policies. Charitable nonprofits achieved several important goals that will strengthen the great work you are doing in Nevada communities on behalf… read more

Get $50 Off 2011-2012 Nevada Compensation Study

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ANN members get $50 off new Study. Join ANN and save! The 2011 – 2012 Nevada Compensation Study provides comparable compensation data nonprofit organizations need to satisfy IRS Form 990 requirements. The IRS requires nonprofit organizations to report the Compensation of Officers, Directors, Trustees, Key Employees, Highest Compensated Employees, and Independent Contractors on Part VII of Form… read more

Special Alert!

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On June 8, 2011, the IRS issued the list of 1,744 Nevada nonprofits whose federal tax-exempt status has been automatically revoked. The announcement of these revocations comes years after Congress imposed an annual filing requirement for all nonprofits and an automatic revocation penalty for those that do not file for three years in a row…. read more

Gina Robison-Billups Appointed to National Women’s Business Council

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(Washington, DC) Gina Robison-Billups, the Henderson, Nevada-based Founder and CEO of the National Association for Moms in Business, was appointed April 6, 2011, to serve a three-year term on the National Women’s Business Council (NWBC), a nonpartisan federal advisory council created to serve as an independent source of advice and policy recommendations to the President,… read more

National Council Invites ANN

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The National Council of Nonprofits has invited the Alliance for Nevada Nonprofits to consider becoming a Nonprofit Ally of the National Council. The invitation states … “At a time when the nonprofit sector is facing tremendous challenges, affiliation with the National Council of Nonprofits can play a crucial role in your organization’s ability to help… read more

FHLB AHEAD Grant Award Announcement

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ANN Awarded 2009 Federal Home Loan Bank AHEAD Grant! The Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco has approved awards for the 2009 Access to Housing and Economic Assistance for Development (AHEAD) Program. Alliance for Nevada Nonprofits was awarded $25,000 to build the Nevada nonprofit sector’s capacity to support the needs of the state. The… read more