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Nonprofits are balking at law on disclosing political donors
In an era of enormous, and often secretive, political spending, an ethics law championed by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo was billed as a major breakthrough: tax-exempt groups that lobby New York State government would finally be required to reveal where they got their money.
From The New York Times
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Reminder: Certificate in Nonprofit Leadership and Management (ends 8/31)
From Society for Nonprofits
The Society's annual sale on online courses will be ending in less than a week (Aug. 31). If you've ever thought about going back to school but worried about taking time away from your nonprofit, this is the perfect opportunity. Receive over $300 off of the entire online Certificate Series and work at your own pace towards a Certificate of Excellence in Nonprofit Leadership and Management. The Certificate is jointly awarded by the Society and Michigan State University (CARRS Dept.), and each course takes just 6-8 hours to complete. Enter the code SUMMER2013 at checkout to receive discounted pricing.
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Affordable Care Act offers tax credits to nonprofits
Nonprofits nationwide might look forward to an increase in the refunds they receive for insurance premiums paid to employees' health insurance when the Affordable Care Act rolls out the last phase of its legislation in January.
From Athens Banner-Hearld
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The Clintons launch a new campaign — for the foundation that bears their name
The Clintons are in fundraising mode again, inviting supporters to a musical weekend in London, a "night out" in San Francisco with Hillary and Chelsea and — in a select series of private, one-on-one meetings — the opportunity to write a check for $5 million to $10 million.
From The Washington Post
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The charitable deduction, continued
Bruce Bartlett writes: "Last week, I discussed certain aspects of the federal tax deduction for charitable contributions. I return to this topic to review a few more points. One issue is to what extent the charitable deduction actually motivates net additional contributions."
From The New York Times
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City may ease alcohol ban in parks for nonprofits
From Bonner County Daily Bee
Nonprofits could have more flexibility than ever when planning fundraising events in Sandpoint, Ind., public parks if a suggested change in parks policy passes.

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Nonprofits turn to branding to raise awareness, funds
From Sun Sentinel
As marketing becomes more sophisticated in the for-profit world, nonprofits are discovering they also need to step up their branding game.

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Study: Nonprofits have big impact on voter turnout
From Associations Now
Does your association run a get-out-the-vote campaign during election seasons? They can be hard and tedious work, but the results of a new Nonprofit VOTE study show that you're making a difference.

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LinkedIn updates nonprofits need to know about
With the launch of a new LinkedIn Groups design, the company resolved one of its most pressing problems — LinkedIn Group spam. Group management had become cumbersome and time-consuming for many admins of medium and large groups. Flagging irrelevant discussions as promotion posts or deleting them altogether can take up to 30 minutes a day and if you didn't invest the time to get rid of the clutter, then the group would become overrun with spam and lose its appeal to group members.
From The Huffington Post
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Philanthropy's 'X Factor'
What would a marriage of Kickstarter and GoFundMe look like, with a bit of "X Factor" competition thrown in? A site that promoted great ideas for good causes — all thought up and funded by the ubiquitous crowd?
From Forbes
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How 1 nonprofit raised thousands using Facebook
One of the best examples of a nonprofit effectively harnessing the power of social media is the St. Baldrick's Foundation. A volunteer-driven organization, St. Baldrick's is committed to funding the most promising research to find cures for childhood cancers and give survivors long and healthy lives.
From The Milford Daily News
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Consider these factors before moving into the nonprofit sector
Moving to a nonprofit-sector job might just be one of the best career moves you can make, but be sure you've done your homework. Working in a nonprofit setting often is attractive to senior-level executives who have led large organizations and want to have a deeper sense of purpose in their career and feel they are making a difference in the world.
From San Francisco Chronicle
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