Together SC Advocating for You
Folks who feel like nothing gets done in South Carolina in July will think twice when they read all that Gov. Henry McMaster’s accelerateSC task force is doing this summer to craft our state’s vision for recovery from the pandemic that disrupted our economy and upended lives.
In January, Together SC’s Board of Directors adopted the 2021 Advocacy Agenda. At the top of that list is “COVID-19 Relief for Nonprofits”. Since then, we’ve been monitoring the Statehouse and Congress on where exactly additional relief would come. We got our answer in March the ARP.
This blog post contains portions pulled, with permission, from our friends at the SC Arts Alliance. Thank you SCAA! Before diving in, be sure to read our quick overview of the ARP State/Local Funding in a recent blog post here, and view our webinar on this funding here. This blog assumes that...
Among the many provisions in the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act of 2017 was the increase of the standard deduction. For 2021, those levels are now $12,550 for singles, $18,800 for heads of household, and $25,100 for married filing jointly taxpayers.
The American Rescue Plan (ARP) was signed into law earlier this month. The $1.9 trillion legislation has a number of provisions that impact all nonprofits, and we wanted to share a quick list of some general areas to highlight, plus what you can do to advocate for nonprofits now.
Sisters of Charity Foundation of SC research brief: South Carolina: Structural Factors Associated with Poverty detailing the many systemic barriers to those experiencing poverty, done in partnership with the Rural & Minority Health Research Center at the University of SC
Impact and reach of SC CARES Nonprofit Relief Grants Program to inform future advocacy options