Advocacy & Civic Engagement

Resources related to political advocacy and lobbying activities.

Non-Itemizer Charitable Deduction

Non-Itemizer Charitable Deduction Would Help Communities

Nonprofits are concerned that federal tax reform plans could significantly reduce incentives for charitable giving. Congress can help ensure that private individuals support the important work of churches and other 501(c)(3) nonprofits by creating a non-itemizer deduction for charitable contributions.

 

Highlights (and Fabricated Statistics) from the 2017 Nonprofit Town Hall Series

David Heinen, Vice President for Public Policy and Advocacy, North Carolina Center for Nonprofits

Earlier this year, the Center organized a series of Nonprofit Town Hall meetings around the state. These meetings – in Fayetteville, Charlotte, Winston-Salem, Greensboro, Jacksonville, Research Triangle Park, and Asheville – gave nonprofits an opportunity to connect with elected officials, learn about nonprofit sector trends and policy issues, and share their concerns about how the current political climate may affect their organizations.