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IRS scandal could change rules for nonprofits
It has engulfed all of Washington in scandal, but the Internal Revenue Service-tea party targeting debacle might finally bring some clarity to rules governing nonprofit organizations. Democrats and Republicans remain far apart on how regulations should be changed in light of the IRS mess. But there is some common ground in both parties that the current system — with vague and competing rules — isn't working.
From Politico
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Charitable giving in US grew in 2012, albeit modestly
Individual charitable giving in the United States grew almost 4 percent last year, while corporate donations rose at triple that rate, according to a report that shows donations by Americans to nonprofit groups mirroring the slow recovery of the larger economy.
From Reuters
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Boston bombing charity raises more than $46 million
The charity fund for Boston Marathon bombing victims has raised more than $46 million ahead of a recent application deadline, a figure that its administrator called unprecedented for a fund of its kind.
From The Wall Street Journal
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Above the law: America's worst charities
The worst charity in America operates from a metal warehouse behind a gas station in Holiday, Fla. Every year, Kids Wish Network raises millions of dollars in donations in the name of dying children and their families. Every year, it spends less than 3 cents on the dollar helping kids.
From CNN
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Nonprofit news organizations: Some want government subsidy
News outlets often have an adversarial relationship with the government, a longstanding tension underscored most recently by the Obama administration's pursuit of leaks to the Associated Press and Fox News Channel and the decisions of the Washington Post and the Guardian newspapers to publish National Security Agency documents.
From Pew Research Center
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Hillary Clinton turning toward nonprofit world
As Hillary Rodham Clinton preps for another run at the White House bid, the former Secretary of State plans on utilizing the nonprofit realm to bolster improvements for education, women's rights and the U.S. economy.
From The Associated Press via Yahoo! News
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Nonprofits unprepared, underinsured against risks
Crystal & Co., a worldwide risk and insurance advisor, has released the results of its Nonprofit Risk Survey, presenting a snapshot of risk awareness and exposure among U.S. nonprofit organizations, including human services, foundations, and community service, educational and religious organizations.
From Insurance Journal
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16 Americans among nonprofit workers convicted in Egypt
NPR
Sixteen Americans were among 43 people for what the transitional government at the time had said was illegal interference in the nation's affairs.

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How smarter giving can create a more effective nonprofit sector
The Huffington Post
Dan Cardinali writes: "I recently had the rare opportunity to sit on a stage before a roomful of people representing billions of philanthropic wealth."

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IRS has long history of burying nonprofits in paperwork
Reuters
Internal Revenue Service staff have a long history of discouraging applications for tax-exempt status from controversial groups by burying them in complicated questionnaires, according to former IRS officials.

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Private preschools see more public funds as classes grow
The preschoolers who arrived at school early for free breakfast on a recent morning quietly ate granola bars and yogurt as middle school students recited part of the rosary over the public address system. Almost none of the 4- and 5-year-olds attending the Academy of St. Benedict the African, a parochial school in New York City, are Catholic. But virtually all of them pay little or no tuition, which is subsidized by public funds.
From The New York Times
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Komen foundation names new CEO amid financial troubles
The Susan G. Komen foundation named a new chief executive to replace Nancy Brinker, founder of the breast cancer charity, which suffered a major loss of donations last year after withdrawing funding for Planned Parenthood to perform breast cancer screenings.
From Reuters
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State legislators' ties to nonprofit groups prove fertile ground for corruption
When investigators examined the operations of a sprawling New York social service organization, what they uncovered was deeply troubling. Board members of the Ridgewood Bushwick Senior Citizens Council had almost no experience in nonprofit management. Several couldn't name any of the group's programs.
From The Center of Public Integrity
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LIVESTRONG receives $6.2 million from Movember to expand services
With one out of every two men projected to receive a cancer diagnosis in their lifetime, this funding comes at a critical time. We plan to put it to use immediately to improve the lives of men facing cancer.
From LIVESTRONG
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Why North Carolina nonprofits leaders are fretting tax code edits
A proposed change in North Carolina's tax code has leaders of nonprofits up in arms. A closer look, though, shows the change would affect mostly large organizations, many of which don't conjure up traditional images of a charity.
From Triangle Business Journal
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