is the protection of philanthropic freedom – the right of Americans to choose how and where to spend their charitable assets. A project of The Philanthropy Roundtable, ACR educates legislators and policymakers about the central role of private charitable giving in American life and the dangers of legislative or political measures that would weaken or constrain the philanthropic freedom that makes such giving possible.
Since 1917, America has recognized the value of the charitable deduction, which has served as the bedrock of our altruistic society and is a model for the world. It must continue as a fundamental tenet of our tax system.
The current two-tiered tax provision is simply a disincentive for foundations to increase giving in any one year.
The Philanthropy Roundtable's 2017 National Forum on K-12 Philanthropy will be held at the Ritz-Carlton Pentagon City in Arlington, Virginia.
>> Federal: Washington Roundup >> Federal: Ways and Means Leadership >> Federal: Treasury Secretary >> Federal: Roundtable Announces New Vice President >> Consider This: Behind the Eight Ball >>Top Reads:Â Nonprofits Brace for Big Changes Under Trump Administration Washington Roundup The House and Senate returned this week to their final weeks of legislating in the 114th […]
Thousands of volunteers and organizations will participate in the fifth annual #GivingTuesday today in an effort to further support the nonprofit sector and charitable organizations. According to the organization’s website, #GivingTuesday is a movement to designate a national day of giving on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday. There are several ways […]
The Philanthropy Roundtable’s new vice president for public policy, Sean Parnell, will lead a discussion via conference call on Wednesday, November 9, analyzing the results of the 2016 General Election and the impact they will have on the charitable sector. Parnell has more than 20 years of experience advocating for causes and candidates, most recently […]
The Philanthropy Roundtable announced today the recent hiring of Sean Parnell as its new vice president for public policy. Parnell will be responsible for promoting its mission to protect philanthropic freedom, including preserving the right of charitable donors to make independent decisions of how and where to spend their charitable assets. “I’m excited to have […]
>> Federal: Washington Roundup >> Federal: Dynamic Analysis of Presidential Tax Plans >> Federal: Election Update >> Federal: Charitable Giving Coalition Letter to Candidates >> Consider This: Three Visions for Tax Reform >> Top Reads: Nonprofits Call on Next President to Protect Charitable Deduction Washington Roundup The House and Senate remain out of session through the November […]