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Rep. Mace Introduces Legislation to Strengthen Link Between Nonprofit Sector and Federal Govt

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 12, 2023 Contact: Amanda Yanchury, 202-597-1228 (McCollum) Will Hampson, 843-901-0029 (Mace) McCollum, Mace Introduce Legislation to Strengthen Link Between Nonprofit Sector and Federal GovernmentNonprofit “Stakeholders Engaging and Advancing Together...

Date posted 05/12/2023

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SC General Assembly Recognizes SC'S Nonprofit and Philanthropic Organizations

TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR the nonprofit and philanthropic organizations of south carolina and their many volunteers, donors, board members, and professional leaders for their service to the people and the state of south carolina.

Date posted 03/24/2023

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Congratulations to the 2023 Governor's Volunteer Awards Winners!

For Immediate Release Contact: Mary Dell Hayes Email: marydell@togethersc.org Cell: 803.730.7785 Media Files Columbia, March 13, 2023- Together SC's Volunteer Admin Alliance, the SC Commission on National and Community Service, the SC Grantmakers Network, Americorps South Carolina and...

Date posted 03/8/2023

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A Note From Our New Advocacy Allies Chair

A welcome note from Chynna Phillips, the new Chair of the Advocacy Allies Peer Network

Date posted 08/2/2022

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Post and Courier Commentary - There’s a Piece Missing from SC’s Economic Development Equation

SC's philanthropic leaders speak out on importance of investing ARPA funds in the work of nonprofits.

Date posted 01/28/2022

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Investing $100 Million in Work of SC Nonprofits

Here is a simple breakdown of the $100 million request for the state to create a nonprofit grant program at the Department of Commerce with ARPA funding.

Date posted 01/13/2022

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The Post and Courier: How to accelerate SC recovery and growth for everybody’s benefit

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.

Date posted 08/2/2021

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Nonprofits - Understanding the American Rescue Plan

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.

Date posted 05/24/2021

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ARP Funding Full Guidance - Nonprofit Perspective and Opportunities

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...

Date posted 05/14/2021

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Senator Tim Scott Proposes to Expand the Charitable Tax Deduction

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.

Date posted 03/26/2021

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American Rescue Plan & Nonprofits - What We Know

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.

Date posted 03/26/2021

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Embracing Our Shared Responsibility Toward Change

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

Date posted 02/15/2021

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