News & Views

A blog for those interested in what affects, motivates and drives the New York City Nonprofit Sector — written by CRE’s crackerjack consulting team. We hope you use this space to share your thoughts, ask questions and engage in conversations about our city, social justice and the nonprofit sector.

The Impact of the Fiscal Cliff on Nonprofits

By Karen Erdos, Director of Development - As the President and Congress negotiate about how to deal with the fiscal cliff, the proposals on the table could have very different outcomes for nonprofits. The first, proposed by President Obama, is to have the Bush-era tax cuts remain in effect for households with incomes up to $250,000 ($200,000 for individuals) and to let the tax cuts for higher-income households and the estate tax rise back to levels last seen in the Clinton administration.  Read more >>

Every Vote Counts: Stepping Up Your Nonprofit's Role in Civic Engagement

By Louisa Hackett, Senior Managing Director - Community Resource Exchange is joining hundreds of other nonprofits across the country to promote National Voter Registration Day on September 25th. We support nonprofit civic engagement activities because we believe participating in our democracy furthers our mission of fighting poverty and advancing social justice.  Read more >>

What's An ED To Do?

 By Valyrie Laedlein, CRE Co-Director - I’d been looking at data from the Daring to Lead 2011 study about how Executive Directors spend their time – and how they THINK they should be spending their time – and was preparing to write a blog about what prevents us from focusing on “what matters.” Simultaneously, of course, I was reading articles and analyses about the debt ceiling agreement that has been reached in Washington and finding myself increasingly incensed by how the decisions being made by every level of government are impacting our communities, the nonprofits that serve them, and the impossible quandary about just what should get our attention as nonprofit executives.   Read more >>

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