Policy Alert: Contact Congressional Representatives Today to Ensure that Nonprofits are Included in Next Round of Federal Relief

MNN calls on nonprofits to contact their Congressional representatives today and ask for their support of the nonprofit sector by including the following four clarifications and provisions in the next federal COVID-19 relief package:

  • expand nonprofit access to credit;
  • make permanent and significantly increase the federal universal charitable deduction;
  • recognize the significant financial burden on self-insured nonprofits; and
  • increase emergency funding.

Nonprofits can send this issue list along with a personal message about how their organizations have been impacted by COVID-19. Click the following links to find U.S. Senate and Representative contact information. Nonprofits can also send the below social media message to the appropriate congressional handles:

#Nonprofits call on Congress to 1) Designate funding exclusively for nonprofits, 2) Strengthen charitable giving incentives 3) Increase the unemployment insurance reimbursement for self-funded nonprofits and 4) Increase emergency funding #Relief4Charities. https://bit.ly/3cxIeOs