Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Nonprofit Quarterly's Newswire

Nonprofit Quarterly is offering Nonprofit Newswire, which features updated stories about nonprofits. As you can see from the headlines below, the recent news is all about the economic challenges facing organizations across the US. Click here for the November 30th update (headlines listed below).

State Legislators Considering their Approach to Next Round of Cuts
Nov 29, 2009; Rapid City Journal South Dakota lawmakers are preparing for a grim legislative session to decide whether to cut programs across the board, slash some programs more deeply, or simply eliminate particular spending categories.

Strange Blip in Individual Donations
Nov 24, 2009; Spokesman-Review Are Spokane nonprofits struggling due to the collapse of mid-size charitable contributions?

A Blight on Our Collective Name
Nov 25, 2009; The Sacramento Bee A venerable Sacramento nonprofit closed its doors this summer, after providing fewer and fewer services to its clients while a larger share of its charitable contributions went to the group's leaders and their families.

Cresswell Church Coughs Up Almost $26,000 in Real Property Taxes
Nov 21, 2009; Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder A local church has been hit with a $26,000 tax bill (for 5 years of unpaid taxes), due apparently to its housing a nonprofit child care center.

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