Want to learn more about the California Budget, its causes and the effects it has on things like education, healthcare and public safety? You’ve come to the right place!
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Nonprofits Talking Taxes Fact Sheet
Here’s a one-pager of some of the facts you learned in the Talking About Taxes presentation that can help you start a conversation with someone. Keep it in your wallet and pull it out whenever you need it!
Worry Free Lobbying!
Further your mission in important ways through the political process without risking your 501c3 status! This booklet, from Alliance for Justice, describes how nonprofit groups, and the foundations that support them, can take advantage of the clear and generous provisions in federal law that encourage lobbying activity. Download free booklet.
Vote With Your Mission
The California Association of Nonprofits (CalNonprofits for short) has kicked off a new campaign for nonprofits across California called Vote With Your Mission. The goal of this campaign is to have 100% of California nonprofit staff and volunteers vote in the June and November elections. Read more and get involved.
Make the Common Good a Common Conversation!
Kim Klein and the Commons Blog: Weekly thoughts from Kim!
The commons is a new way to express a very old idea—that some forms of wealth belong to all of us, and that these community resources must be actively protected and managed for the good and all.
Nonprofits and Taxes
Nonprofit Taxes Quiz from Blue Avocado:
Everyone talks about the weather, but how many of us actually know what a lenticular cloud is or what the dew point means? In the nonprofit sector we throw around tax opinions, but here’s a chance to learn something (uh oh).
California Budget by Issue Area
January 2012: What’s Up With the 2012 California Budget
Sit down when you’re reading this. It paints a sad picture (yet again!) for families in poverty and all California students. Can Brown pass a tax measure this year for some relief?
- The revenue measures that may be on the California ballot in November have changed, with Gov. Brown and the California Federation of Teachers striking a compromise to combine their proposals. Read more.
- Learn about all of the November ballot measures here!