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The Center for Non-Profits is the only umbrella organization for all New Jersey 501(c)(3)s. Since 1982, the Center has provided advocacy, resources, training and information to strengthen non-profits and help them thrive. Learn more about how the Center:
Government shutdown impacts non-profits
October 8, 2013 - The Executive Director for the Center for Non-Profits speaks with Mike Schneider on New Jersey Today about how the government shutdown is making operations difficult for non-profits.
AFFORDABLE CARE ACT:
Time-Sensitive Requirements for Non-Profits
Non-profits should become aware of a key notification requirement in the Affordable Care Act, as well as some other upcoming milestones.
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The Fairleigh Dickinson University Center for Excellence: Leadership, Governance, Philanthropy, in partnership with the Center for Non-Profits, is pleased to announce the winner and finalists of the 2013 Emerging Nonprofit Leader Award. The Emerging Nonprofit Leader Award is designed to promote excellence in the field by recognizing and calling attention to the promise and impact of talented nonprofit leaders. After careful consideration of the impressive credentials and the caliber of the talented individuals that were nominated, the judges decided on one winner and three finalists:
Staci Berger, Executive Director, Housing & Community Development Network of NJ
Jorge Cruz, Director of Development and Planning, Jewish Renaissance Foundation
Marie Reger, Executive Director, Eva's Village
Alysia Souder, Executive Director, The Institute of Music for Children
Congratulations to all! Read more about this year's winners
New state employment requirements enacted
A "must-read" alert from our friends at the Pro Bono Partnership about four new state laws that will affect non-profit employers. The new statutes cover protection of employees who information requested as part of discrimination claims; unpaid leave for victims of sexual assault or domestic violence; penalties for failure to respond to NJ Department of Labor requests; and access to private social media accounts of employees and job applicants.
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March 25, 2013 - New Jersey non-profits reported some modest signs of improvement in their circumstances compared with one year ago, but rising demand for services and flat or uncertain funding streams continue to create a cautious outlook for 2013, according to a report released by the Center for Non-Profits.
Our deep thanks to all who participated in the survey.
With Congress failing to reach a deficit reduction agreement by March 1, 2013, across-the-board budget cuts ("sequestration") have begun to take effect. If nothing is done, the cuts will cause significant damage in our communities and will hamper non-profits' ability to provide programs and services that people need. Find out more from the National Council of Nonprofits, and then share your own story.
Non-profits and governments can reduce their own costs, improve services provided to constituents, and return greater value to taxpayers by creating government-non-profit task forces to develop and implement recommendations to reform contracting practices and procedures. That is the key finding of Partnering for Impact: Government-Nonprofit Contracting Task Forces Produce Results for Taxpayers, a new report of the National Council of Nonprofits.