is the protection of philanthropic freedom – the right of Americans to choose how and where to spend their charitable assets. A project of The Philanthropy Roundtable, ACR educates legislators and policymakers about the central role of private charitable giving in American life and the dangers of legislative or political measures that would weaken or constrain the philanthropic freedom that makes such giving possible.
The current two-tiered tax provision is simply a disincentive for foundations to increase giving in any one year.
The Philanthropy Roundtable's 2017 National Forum on K-12 Philanthropy will be held at the Ritz-Carlton Pentagon City in Arlington, Virginia.
Hopefully, you had a chance to read The Philanthropy Roundtable’s most recent issue of Philanthropy magazine where we take a look at donor privacy. In the issue, two of the Roundtable’s staff members, Karl Zinsmeister, vice president of publications, and Sean Parnell, vice president of public policy, delve into the issue of anonymous giving as a pillar of […]
Among the numerous partners in the charitable sector that have been meeting with lawmakers about the potential impact of tax reform is religious givers. The religious subsector still receives the highest share of giving – $122.94 billion or 32 percent of total giving according to the 2017 Giving USA report – and would be significantly […]
>> Federal: Washington Roundup >> Federal: Charity Act Introduced >> Federal: Roadmap for Action in June >> Consider This: Religious Charitable Giving >> Top Reads: Americans gave $390 billion to charity last year Washington Roundup Last week, the Chief Tax Counsel for Senate Finance Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-UT) said corporate integration still remains under consideration as part […]
WASHINGTON, D.C.— Legislation that would protect and expand charitable giving, particularly for community charities, was introduced in the U.S. Senate today by Sens. John Thune (R-SD), Bob Casey (D-PA), Pat Roberts (R-KS) and Ron Wyden (D-OR). S. 1343 – the Charities Helping Americans Regularly Throughout the Year Act, or CHARITY Act – includes three provisions […]
Four nonprofit leaders shared their arguments in favor of, and in opposition to, a repeal of the Johnson Amendment – the legislation that prohibits 501(c)(3) organizations from intervening on behalf of political candidates or campaigns – in a project unveiled by The Philanthropy Roundtable. Those leaders include: Tim Delaney, President and CEO, National Council of […]
>> Federal: Washington Roundup >> Federal: President’s Budget >> Federal: Private Foundation Excise Tax Simplification Act >> Federal: Overhauling the IRS >> Federal: Roadmap for Action in June >> Consider This: Tackling the Covfefe on Capitol Hill >> Top Reads: As a Slimmed-Down Tax Plan Grows More Likely, Nonprofits Shudder Washington Roundup The Senate and House of […]