Budget fédéral – pas de crédit d’impôt allongé mais plusieurs annonces positives pour les organismes de bienfaisance

Ottawa – Le budget fédéral présenté aujourd’hui comprend plusieurs mesures avantageuses pour le secteur de la bienfaisance. Malheureusement, il ne tient pas compte du crédit d’impôt allongé pour dons de bienfaisance, la mesure prioritaire défendue par les organismes caritatifs pour encourager les Canadiens à donner davantage. (Imagine Canada)

Silence of the charities

Let’s say you were a member of an environmental charity in the 1980s, working to bring an end to the acid rain harming Canada’s lakes. That work would include policy research, public education, and pushing for political change – speaking loudly, in short. The important lobbying those groups did brought about the historic Canada-U.S. Air Quality Agreement in 1991. (Globe & Mail)

More Thinking about Contest Philanthropy: Market-Based Approaches

In the wake of the Council on Foundation’s modification of its original plan to host a “pitch competition” at its annual meeting this year, two people associated with the Case Foundation wrote a blog post on the foundation’s website to defend the notion of nonprofits “playing by market-based approaches” or rules—as though they don’t all the time because of the structure of the U.S. economy. (Nonprofit Quarterly)