NONPROFIT STANDARD: HOW TAX LAW CHANGES MAY IMPACT CHARITABLE GIVING

| December 31, 2016

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Whether we look at the blueprint for tax reform put forth by Republican House Ways and Means Committee members, the deliberations of the Senate Finance Committee’s bipartisan tax reform working groups or the tax proposals of Presidentelect Trump, there is a very real possibility that tax rates will be lowered in the near future. While the Internal Revenue Code (IRC) hasn’t seen a major overhaul since 1986, the tax law as we know it today may not be the tax law next year.

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Worldwide Cancer Research is the UK’s leading charity funding innovative and ground-breaking early-stage research into any cancer wherever in the world it takes place. Since 1979, we have invested over £185.5 million funding some of the world's best scientists at the world's best research institutions. We do this because we believe the answers to how we can improve prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cancer will not come from one lab or one scientist. It will take the efforts of the world’s leading scientists and the donations of our supporters to help us work together to one day see no life cut short by cancer.

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How to Support Nonprofits During Coronavirus

Article | March 12, 2020

Earlier this week, the World Health Organization finally declared the coronavirus outbreak a pandemic. There has been little support from the U.S. government to support local communities that are being heavily affected. Over 1 million K-12 students are impacted by closed schools. California, Oregon, and Washington have banned events with 250+ people. Other states will soon follow. Nonprofits that are already stretched thin are amongst those on the front lines of dealing with this crisis.

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Holding the Line: Compliance for Nonprofits

Article | April 26, 2020

When those in the nonprofit sector consider “compliance” the first thing that often comes to mind, and rightly so, is maintaining nonprofit status with the Internal Revenue Service. That makes sense, because failure to properly maintain nonprofit status has significant implications on taxes and can negatively impact fundraising. But compliance for nonprofits shouldn’t stop there. A comprehensive, documented compliance program, that includes privacy, security, marketing, donor and grantee diligence, and vendor management, for example, can go a long way to protecting the organization, its donors, and its constituents.

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How Nonprofits Can and Should Approach Machine Learning and AI

Article | May 26, 2020

Nonprofits can learn a lot about technology, operations, and more from companies in the for-profit sector. One technology that has been gaining popularity among c-level executives is machine learning and its contributions to modern Artificial Intelligence (AI). Since true AI — the ability for computers to process unstructured data, form conclusions, and take action — is not yet on the horizon of possibilities, machine learning models have become synonymous with AI.

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Ladder of Engagement: Nonprofit Fundraising Strategies

Article | June 2, 2021

Have you ever heard of the "Ladder of Engagement"? It's definitely not a new strategy, but as the world increasingly relies on keeping audiences engaged and connected, it's an increasingly important tool for all nonprofits. The nonprofit ladder of engagement is a powerful tool to hook your "casual follower" and move them toward being your most loyal donor and everything in between. If you don't already have a strategic ladder of engagement for your nonprofit, now's a great time to develop one. And for organizations that have one in place, it's good practice to evaluate and make adjustments from time to time--and summer is an excellent time of year to do just that! This blog will help you develop or update your nonprofit's ladder of engagement.

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Worldwide Cancer Research

Worldwide Cancer Research is the UK’s leading charity funding innovative and ground-breaking early-stage research into any cancer wherever in the world it takes place. Since 1979, we have invested over £185.5 million funding some of the world's best scientists at the world's best research institutions. We do this because we believe the answers to how we can improve prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cancer will not come from one lab or one scientist. It will take the efforts of the world’s leading scientists and the donations of our supporters to help us work together to one day see no life cut short by cancer.

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