Posts Tagged: non-profits

Finally, Relief for the Arts!

January 22, 2021 Posted by Kristen Anderson in COVID-19, Non-profits, Nonprofits, Pandemic, The Arts

A new relief program will provide grants to arts organizations that have suffered financially due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Shuttered Venue Operators Grant (SVOG) program was established by the stimulus bill signed into law on December 27, 2020. The bill included several forms of additional coronavirus relief available to nonprofits, including grants to theaters, …

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Additional Coronavirus Relief for Nonprofits

December 23, 2020 Posted by Kristen Anderson in Charitable Deductions, COVID-19, Nonprofits

Congress approved a stimulus bill on December 21, 2020 that, if signed by the President, will provide additional coronavirus relief to nonprofits. The bill not only includes an extension of the temporary above-the-line charitable deduction, but also offers another round of forgivable Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans to nonprofits. Additionally, it includes several provisions that …

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Nonprofit Endowment Funds

December 2, 2020 Posted by Kristen Anderson in COVID-19, Economic hardship, Nonprofits

As nonprofits struggle financially during the pandemic, many may wonder if they may use endowment funds to keep them afloat. Due to their heavily regulated nature, nonprofits must be extremely careful before they use endowment funds to supplement their budget. Even before a nonprofit can determine whether and how it may use its endowment funds, …

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New Financial Relief for Nonprofits

August 4, 2020 Posted by Kristen Anderson in COVID-19, Non-profits, Nonprofits, Pandemic

New financial relief is available to nonprofits thanks to the Federal Reserve. As a result of the CARES Act, the Fed created the Main Street Lending Program (“MSLP”) to provide support to small and medium-sized businesses to offset financial devastation caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. At first, it was not available to nonprofits. However, on …

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SBA Releases Revised PPP Loan Forgiveness Application and EZ Application

July 1, 2020 Posted by Kristen Anderson in Congress, COVID-19, Economic growth, Non-profits, Nonprofits

The Small Business Administration (SBA) released a revised, borrower-friendly PPP loan forgiveness application. The revised application implements the changes found in the PPP Flexibility Act of 2020. For more information about these changes, please see our blog post on the PPP Flexibility Act. In addition to the revised, full forgiveness application, the SBA also released …

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PPP Flexibility Act Eases Restrictions

June 9, 2020 Posted by Kristen Anderson in COVID-19, Non-profits, Nonprofits

On June 5, 2020, the President signed the PPP Flexibility Act into law, easing restrictions imposed by the CARES Act and the Small Business Administration (SBA). The CARES Act created the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). The PPP assists small businesses, including nonprofits, with maintaining their payroll by providing forgivable loans. The details of the original …

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