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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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Own Your Own Costs: New OMB guidance takes effect

By on January 26, 2015 in News
Own Your Own Costs: New OMB guidance takes effect

Through our active membership in the National Council of Nonprofits, we have helped bring about a major change in Federal law that promises to help nonprofits cover the full costs of delivering on their missions.

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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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Everyday Advocacy

By on December 22, 2014 in Advocacy & Policy
Everyday Advocacy

Cynthia Persily, PhD, RN, FAAN   Dr. Persily is the CEO of Highland Hospital in Charleston, WV At the Highland companies in Charleston, we advocate for patients every day. Our advocacy efforts are with families, with payers, with state agencies, and with organizations who can provide continued services to our patients in the community. Regardless of […]

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2014 Policy Institute

By on November 19, 2014 in Advocacy & Policy
2014 Policy Institute

Who? Board members, CEOs, staff and volunteers of West Virginia’s Foundations and Nonprofits. What? Join us for the Inaugural Policy Institute for those who are new to experts in the public policy/government relations arena for a five hour program to prepare for the 2015 West Virginia Legislative Session Why? It is critical to your organization’s […]

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