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Advocacy & Policy

The West Virginia Nonprofit Association works to advance the nonprofit sector in the public’s eye, building awareness and public support for the importance and work of nonprofits and bringing a voice to the policy arena.

Current Issues of Importance to Nonprofits (click each issue to learn more):

NIP Taskforce working toward 2016 renewal

By on June 27, 2015 in Advocacy & Policy

The West Virginia Nonprofit Association and Philanthropy WV have formed a Task Force to work on the renewal of the Neighborhood Investment Program tax credits in 2016. To that end, we are collecting information from NIP recipient organizations to help build the case in assessing the market potential for NIP credits. Below is a link to a […]

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Audit Threshold legislation signed by Governor Tomblin

By on March 20, 2015 in Advocacy & Policy
Audit Threshold legislation signed by Governor Tomblin

New legislation will help many nonprofits save thousands of dollars each year. Thanks the support and collective involvement by members of the West Virginia Nonprofit Association and Philanthropy WV, SB351 Increasing the Audit Threshold for Nonprofits passed both chambers of the WV Legislature on March 6. Governor Earl Ray Tomblin signed the legislation into law […]

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Action Alert: WV Audit Threshold Legislation

By on February 23, 2015 in Advocacy & Policy, News
Action Alert: WV Audit Threshold Legislation

UPDATE: As of Sunday night (February 22), SB 351 (Increasing the Audit Threshold for Nonprofits from $200K to $500K) was passed by the Senate Judiciary Committee and is now on to the full Senate for review and approval this week.  The House version of the bill HB2716 is pending in the House Finance Committee. We invite you […]

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Audit threshold changes proposed for West Virginia nonprofits

By on February 20, 2015 in Advocacy & Policy, News

Bills are active in both the West Virginia House of Delegates and the West Virginia Senate focused on increasing the audit threshold for nonprofit organizations from $200,000 to $500,000 (separate from government and private foundation grants) in income.  The language of the House of Delegates bill is more complete. The bills are currently in waiting, and […]

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UPDATE: Neighborhood Investment Program Tax Credits

By on January 21, 2015 in Advocacy & Policy
UPDATE: Neighborhood Investment Program Tax Credits

During the past six months, Philanthropy West Virginia and the West Virginia Nonprofit Association have been working for the Neighborhood Investment Program (NIP) Tax Credit renewal. We received some positive news on Monday that reflects the wise words of Sir Winston Churchill to work, “Let our advance worrying become advance thinking and planning.” In light […]

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