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are encouraged to take part in a survey that will help identify issues and areas for improvement in the contracting process between Iowa’s nonprofit organizations and state government. An independent consultant is conducting the confidential survey on behalf of the Iowa Nonprofit Collaborative. Take the survey
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
The National Center for Charitable Statistics
has an updated Website that features quick access to a variety of resources. See it at http://nccs.urban.org/
Partnering for Impact
is the name of a report released by The National Council of Nonprofits. It is a guide for nonprofit leaders and government officials who want to streamline the government-nonprofit contracting process. The guide and other resources can be found at www.GovtContracting.org
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.