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SPECIAL REQUEST: Your Help Needed with Voting Today at 2 PM EDT

March 18, 2020

Starting at 2:00 PM EDT today, the Senate will be voting on two amendments on the House-passed Families First Coronavirus Response Act, which would dramatically alter the paid family leave provisions in the legislation. The first amendment, introduced by Senators Patty Murray (D-WA) & Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), would close the paid family and medical leave […]

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Including Nonprofits in a COVID-19 Relief and Economic Stimulus Package

March 11, 2020

This week, the National Assembly signed on to a very important community letter and effort led by the National Council of Nonprofits to include nonprofits in the COVID-19 relief package. The letter makes a case for the nonprofit sector as the third largest workforce comprised of entities of all sizes, including thousands of small businesses, […]

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Public Comments on OMB Proposed Revisions to Government Grants

March 10, 2020

This week, the National Assembly, in partnership with the National Council of Nonprofits, submitted initial comments to the Office of Management and Budget regarding the proposed revisions to government grants, specifically on the subject of indirect cost reimbursements, which are a crucial funding component to nonprofits. This came on the same day as a special […]

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Nonprofit Campaign to Prevent Another Government Shutdown

February 4, 2019

Colleagues, The 35-day federal government shutdown ended with a temporary spending measure to give the President and Congress time to negotiate a resolution to their dispute without the ongoing disruption and pain inflicted on millions of individuals, nonprofit organizations, government contractors, and the public. That truce, in the form of a short-term funding bill, expires […]

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The Chronicle: Lee Sherman on the Administration’s Proposal to Reorganize the Federal Government

August 16, 2018

Yesterday, an opinion piece authored by CEO Lee Sherman was published in The Chronicle of Philanthropy, presenting a strong argument against parts of the Administration’s proposal to reorganize the government that would have a significant impact on the human service sector. Here is a short excerpt from the article: “Human services affect all of us […]

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