Obama announced departure of acting IRS head Steven Miller in wake of revelations, but he was leaving next month anyway.
“President Obama announced Wednesday that acting IRS Commissioner Steven Miller would resign in the wake of the agency scandal in which conservative groups were targeted — though Miller was apparently set to step down anyway.” — FoxNews.com… MORE >>
After outpouring of donations for Boston Marathon causes, area nonprofits deal with charity fatigue affecting their fundraising.
“When word came that the Walk for Hunger, a powerhouse fund-raising event held last week for Project Bread, had fallen well short of its goal, the nonprofit community took quick notice.… MORE >>
A new truck, trailer, and golf cart: What director spent $100,000 on from funds embezzled from NJ nonprofit for developmentally disabled.
“Prosecutors say a high-ranking official at a central New Jersey facility for developmentally disabled persons has been accused of stealing more than $100,000 from the nonprofit organization.” — SFGate.com… MORE >>
Minnesotans who don’t itemize may be looking at change to state tax code whereby current deduction becomes a “charitable tax credit” instead.
“The charitable tax deduction used by 173,000 Minnesotans who don’t itemize their income tax returns would end under a House proposal before a legislative conference committee.… MORE >>
Gambling, strip clubs, and an ex-wife: What Pennsylvanian spent the $500K he embezzled from his nonprofit on.
“A man was charged with felony theft Friday for allegedly stealing more than $500,000 from the nonprofit company he founded to help troubled youths and using the money for gambling, strip clubs, divorce payments to his ex-wife and loan payments on his former residence.” — NBCPhiladelphia.com… MORE >>
Outcome of inaugural “Idaho Gives” day? On May 2, 500 ID nonprofits received a total $578,000 from nearly 7,000 participants.
“More than 500 nonprofits and charities across the state raked in more than $578,000 Thursday as part of ‘Idaho Gives,’ the 24-hour, online fundraising blitz.” — Associated Press… MORE >>
NYC community college received “transformative” $15 million gift; will be renamed in honor of donors, Stella and Charles Guttman.
“For prestigious private colleges, where donations that top $100 million are increasingly common, $15 million might buy naming rights to a new building or a laboratory.… MORE >>
In advance of next year’s Super Bowl in NJ, NFL starts $2 million charitable giving push in the area, announced last week at Hoboken Boys and Girls Club.… MORE >>
OH foundations contribute $20m to help grocery store Kroger’s nonprofit battle urban food deserts, but it’s unclear how much money will stay in the state.
“Two locally based nonprofits have received $55 million in tax credits to boost underserved communities.… MORE >>
Did founder misrepresent her credentials? FL nonprofit for prescription-drug addiction is being investigated by Sarasota police for fraud.
“Sarasota Police have started a criminal fraud investigation into the embattled Prescription Addiction Really Kills Foundation.” — Lee Williams, the Sarasota Herald-Tribune… MORE >>