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Iowa Nonprofit Resource Center founder and UI president emeritus Willard "Sandy" Boyd
will receive an honorary degree from the University of Michigan at winter commencement exercises in Ann Arbor on December 15. Boyd is one of six persons to be honored. More...
recently released its Volunteering and Civic Life in America report on the value of volunteer time.
The estimated average value of a volunteer hour was $22.14 in 2012, which is an increase of 35 cents. See the full report.
What does the American Taxpayer Relief Act (ATRA)
of 2012 mean for charitable nonprofit organizations? The automatic cuts to domestic program spending and reductions in the charitable giving incentives are among matters yet to be addressed. The National Council of Nonprofits offers an examination of ATRA at http://e2.ma/message/pbdtf/9qaxnc
A report by the Commission on Accountability and Policy for Religious Organizations
proposes changes to the political campaign prohibition for section 501(c)(3) organizations. The report was prepared in response to a request in 2011 by Senator Charles Grassley (R-Iowa) to the Evangelical Council on Financial Accountability (ECFA) for input on tax policy for religious groups and other nonprofit organizations. More…
The Cornerstone of Community: Iowa Nonprofits,
compiled in early 2013 by the INRC and the Iowa Nonprofit Collaborative for the Governor's Nonprofit Project, is available online
. The report highlights the contributions of the state's nonprofits to our quality of life.
The Iowa Property Tax Exemption Report 2012
prepared by the Governor's Nonprofit Project is available. Read the report.
The Iowa Nonprofit Employee Benefits Survey 2012
with a breakdown of responses are available here. The Employee Benefits Committe of the Governor's Nonprofit Project conducted the survey during the summer of 2012.