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Nonprofit Developments – Summer 2014

Volunteering Drops in 2013 According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the volunteer rate in 2013 was 1.1 percentage points lower than the 2012 rate. The number of people who volunteered for or through an organization at least once between September 2012 and September 2013 was 62.6 million — the lowest volunteer rate since […]

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Recruitment and Retention Strategies for Nonprofits

Using staff size as a benchmark for growth, 2013 was a good year for nonprofits. According to a survey,* 46% of nonprofits increased staff size, the largest number since 2009. Unfortunately, recruiting and retaining qualified staff can be a challenge for nonprofits. One in five organizations surveyed said turnover was their biggest employment challenge. Among […]

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New Form 1023-EZ Now Available

The Internal Revenue Service has created a simpler way to apply for tax-exempt status under Section 501(c)3 of the tax code (see e-news update from 5/2/14). This new form of the 1023-EZ is available for organizations with gross receipts of $50,000 or less, and assets of $250,000 or less. The IRS has also said that […]

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MyCare Ohio is Live!

MyCare Ohio, Ohio’s managed care program for Medicaid and Medicare dual eligibles commenced on May 1st, 2014 when the Northeast region went live.  The Northwest, Southwest and Northeast Central regions went live June 1, and on July 1 the West Central, Central, and East Central regions will go live. In total, 29 counties are a […]

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