Posts By: ANN Administrator

Tax Policy Q&A

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During ANN’s annual membership meeting, several members expressed concern about the impact on nonprofits of the recently passed federal tax bill. ANN is a nonprofit ally member of the National Council of Nonprofits, which has compiled a detailed resource guide on how the new federal tax law impacts charitable nonprofits. Below, we have highlighted just a handful of the changes and issues of… read more

ANN January Membership Meeting Minutes

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January 18, 2018 (2:00pm)   1) Call to order Board Members in Attendance: Dana Serrata, Patti Meals, BJ Abel, Amber Martin-Jahn Merri Taylor (Note taker) Absent:   Andy Schuricht, Lu Torres, Brenda Stout, Jessica Word Board Chair Dana Serrata called the meeting to order at 2:04PM.   2) New Board Member Nominee Introductions and Vote Nominees… read more

Grant Opportunities 1.26.18

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The below information on current grant opportunities is provided by the Nevada Grant Office ( |   ______________________________________________________________________________________________ CFDA # 16.736 OVW FY 2018 Transitional Housing Assistance Grants for Victims of Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, Dating Violence and Stalking # OVW-2018-13826 Deadline: Feb 16, 2018 Grant Award:  up to $350,000 and 70 awards The Transitional Housing… read more

Nevada Advisory Council Survey: Capacity Building

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To ensure that many voices throughout Nevada are considered by the Nevada Advisory Council on Federal Assistance (Grants Council), a topic-specific survey will be socialized before each quarterly meeting. On behalf of the Council, the Grant Office thanks you for participating in this survey! Click Here for the Survey on CAPACITY BUILDING The survey will… read more

Quick Reminder: Annual Membership Meeting

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Just a reminder (or if you missed the member email) to join us for ANN’s annual membership meeting today. We hope you will join us for ANN’s annual Membership Meeting on Thursday, January 18th at 2pm. There’s no need to commute across town, sit in traffic, or find a parking spot — simply call in… read more

Save the Date: Las Vegas Nonprofit Institute on March 12, 2018

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The Alliance for Nevada Nonprofits (ANN) and the Nonprofit Learning Lab are hosting the ​Las Vegas Nonprofit Institute on March 12, 2018. This interactive institute is designed to advance the skills and knowledge of nonprofit professionals. Workshops ​are​ offered at the intermediate to advanced level. Topics focus on fundraising, donor relations, board and volunteer management, marketing,… read more

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

Some resources for your end of year fundraising

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We recently learned about a great opportunity to help you amplify your holiday giving this year. Newman’s Own Foundation has teamed up with CrowdRise to provide a peer-to-peer fundraising platform with $500K in prize money available for participating organizations. You can join the effort by clicking the link below and submitting a short application. From… read more

Las Vegas Nonprofit Institute Call for Trainers

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Submission Deadline: November 15, 2017 ANN and The Nonprofit Learning Hub invite you to submit a proposal for the Nonprofit Learning Lab Institute that will be held on March 12, 2018 from 9:00 am – 4:30 pm in Las Vegas, NV.  Presenters will be notified of acceptance by November 18, 2017 Benefits of Presenting: There are… read more

Save the Date: Las Vegas Nonprofit Institute  March 12, 2018 

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Alliance for Nevada Nonprofits (ANN) and the Nonprofit Learning Lab are hosting the Las Vegas Nonprofit Institute on March 12, 2018 from 9:00 am – 4:30 pm at the Historic 5th Street School. This interactive institute is designed to advance the skills and knowledge of nonprofit professionals. We offer workshops at the intermediate to advanced level. Topics focus on fundraising, donor relations, board and… 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

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: 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

Membership Meeting – Board Election

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Please join us for a special Membership Meeting January 25, 2017 at 2:30p.m.-3 p.m. Call in to 712-432-3066, PIN 159757# Agenda I.   Board Elections: Bob Morgan, CEO, United Way of Southern Nevada Jessica Word, Ph.D., Academic Director of Nonprofit Community & Leadership Initiative, UNLV II.  Upcoming Program Calendar Member Input into Programming – What… 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