New Jersey Center for Nonprofits in the News

Recent news articles referencing or quoting the New Jersey Center for Nonprofits. Media inquiries can be directed to Linda M. Czipo, President & CEO, 732-227-0800, lczipo @ , or Susan Merrill O’Connor, Director of Membership & Communications, susan @ .

Why bigger-than-you-think nonprofit community needs your support
December 7, 2023

Accountants, lawyers … and DoorDash? Nonprofit conference attracts wide variety of service providers
December 7, 2023

Employee Tax Credits Need Safeguards, House Panel Told
July 28, 2023
Law360 (article paywalled)

Nonprofits expect better year despite challenges
April 1, 2023

Nonprofit survey: Circumstances have improved, but challenges exist
March 17, 2023

ROI Influencers: Women in Business
March 4, 2023

ROI Influencers: Power List 2023 – Associations and Organizations
February 9, 2023

Acting Governor Offers Keynote at State Non-Profit Conference
December 8, 2022
TAPinto Franklin/Somerset

Nonprofit Connect celebrates annual impact awards
October 26, 2022
U.S. 1 Newspaper

Where are they now? 2022 NJBIZ Winners Circle
June 30, 2022

Report: State nonprofits saw improvements, but challenges remain
May 5, 2022

The push to expand tax incentives for retirement contributions
March 30, 2022
NJ Spotlight News

ROI Influencers: Women in Business
March 20, 2022

ROI Influencers: Power List 2022 — Associations
February 22, 2022

Webinar addresses funding for non-profits
February 25, 2022
Tapinto Little Egg Harbor & Tuckerton

Setting the Standard: Top CEOs/CFOs 2022
January 2022
South Jersey Biz

Surviving if not thriving: NJ nonprofits found that pandemic didn’t require as much belt-tightening as feared, as donors remained as generous as possible
November 16, 2021

Voters approve one statewide ballot question, reject the other
November 3, 2021
NJ 101.5

Growing opposition to college ballot measure on college sports betting?
(video; games of chance segment starts at 3:13)
October 28, 2021

NJ Spotlight News

Bingo! Charities seek financial help through NJ ballot question
October 26, 2021
NJ 101.5

NJ voters have these two statewide ballot questions to answer
October 15, 2021
NJ Spotlight News

ROI Influencers: Power List 2021 — Associations
February 22, 2021

Why Women Don’t Get Ahead at Nonprofits
January 12, 2021
Chronicle of Philanthropy

Nonprofits depend on Giving Tuesday in a hard year
December 1, 2020
NJ Spotlight News (formerly NJTV News)

Nonprofits, saying they are running out of funds, make call for more state assistance
October 14, 2020

Can Virtual Fundraising Save Our State’s Nonprofits?
September 30, 2020
New Jersey Monthly  

NJ Nonprofits Need Donations as they Fight to Survive amid COVID
August 20, 2020
NJ 101.5  

Op-Ed: Don’t Let the Pandemic Make Bias the New Normal
June 3, 2020
NJ Spotlight (op ed by Maria Vizcarrondo, President & CEO, Council of New Jersey Grantmakers; and Linda M. Czipo, President & CEO, Center for Non-Profits

How nonprofits can cope during COVID-19 pandemic
May 22, 2020
ROI-NJ (op-ed by Linda M. Czipo)

Most states allow tax deductions for charity donations, but NJ does not. Let’s change that | Editorial
May 21, 2020
The Star-Ledger (Editorial board)

Tax Break for Charitable Contributions to Nonprofits Could Be a ‘Lifeline’
May 13, 2020
NJ Spotlight

N.J. may give you a state income tax deduction for donating to charity during coronavirus crisis
May 13, 2020

Nonprofits need our help getting through the COVID-19 crisis
May 8, 2020 (op-ed by NJ Assemblywoman Yvonne Lopez)

Paterson Nonprofits Adapt, Carry On Through COVID-19 Crisis
April 26, 2020
TapInto Paterson

Coronavirus: Nonprofits first to suffer, last to recover from economic downturn
April 18, 2020
Bridgewater Courier-News/MyCentralJersey

Covid-19 and Non-Profits
April 17, 2020
State of Affairs with Steve Adubato

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Survey: Impact on COVID-19 on NJ Non-Profits Is Immediate, Severe, and Likely to Worsen
March 28, 2020
TapInto Elizabeth

COVID-19’s impact on N.J.’s nonprofits is severe, survey says
March 27, 2020

Want to Strengthen Nonprofits for Our Communities? Invest in Them
January 22, 2020
U.S. 1 Newspaper (Op-ed by Linda M. Czipo, President & CEO, Center for Non-Profits

Amid the holiday season bonanza, a celebration of Giving Tuesday
December 3, 2019

Will NJ create a tax deduction to reward charitable giving?
December 2, 2019
Burlington County Times

Report: Racial inequity, gender pay gaps common at N.J. nonprofits
November 8, 2019

Op-Ed: Nonprofits Should Not be Held Hostage in Budget Dispute
September 27, 2019
NJ Spotlight (op ed by Linda M. Czipo, President & CEO, Center for Non-Profits; and Maria Vizcarrondo, President & CEO, Council of New Jersey Grantmakers

New Jerseyans should be able to deduct charitable giving from their state taxes, leaders of 3 non-profits say
July 2, 2019
The Star-Ledger/ (op ed by Hans Dekker, President, Community Foundation of New Jersey; Linda M. Czipo, President & CEO, Center for Non-Profits; and Jeffrey Vega, President & CEO, Princeton Area Community Foundation

Union County nonprofits share knowledge and resources at annual networking conference
June 18, 2019
TapInto Elizabeth

The Challenges Facing Today’s Non-Profits
May 2019
NJTV | Think Tank with Steve Adubato

A priest, a minister and a rabbi get free parking spots …. and the Trump tax law makes their congregations pay! We’re not joking.
March 10, 2019
The Star-Ledger/

Nonprofits Do More with Less but Fear Tax Revamp Will Hit Charitable Intake
March 7, 2019
NJ Spotlight

Need for nonprofits continues to outstrip funding, survey finds
February 27, 2019

As tax law closes charitable deduction, NJ looks to corporate citizens for help
December 13, 2018

N.J. Center for Non-Profits Set to Host “Raising the Voices of Our Community” Conference
December 4, 2018

After Federal Tax Reforms, Will Jersey Keep Giving?
November 14, 2018
New Jersey Monthly

New tax law challenges nonprofits
October 1, 2018

GoFundMe scandal with homeless vet hurts wide range of people, organizations
September 7, 2018
ROI-NJ (op ed by Tom Bergeron, Editor, ROI-NJ)

Law Lets Local Governments Treat Property Taxes as Charitable Contributions
May 7, 2018
NJ Spotlight

Center for Non-Profits Survey: “Clear and Persistent Gap” between demand, resources in N.J.
April 12, 2018

Charitable Deduction Would Help New Jersey Nonprofits
March 19, 2018
NJ Spotlight (op ed by Hans Dekker, President, Community Foundation of New Jersey)

2 NJ proposals for charitable deductions — one dubious, one laudable
March 14, 2018
The Press of Atlantic City

Kean Jr. Pushes for NJ Tax Write-Off for Charitable Contributions
March 8, 2018

  How will tax reform affect charitable giving?

How will tax reform affect charitable giving?
December 27, 2017

Center for Non-Profits’ Czipo ready to face challenges
December 26, 2017

CZIPO: Tax bill provision would politicize charities
December 14, 2017
Asbury Park Press (Op Ed by Linda M. Czipo)

Provision politicizing charities, churches must be stripped from tax reform bill
December 13, 2017
The Record (Op Ed by Linda M. Czipo)

At conference, nonprofit execs voice optimism, concerns
December 7, 2017

Chairperson Yvette Murry and President & CEO Linda Czipo at the NJ Non-Profit Conference
December 6, 2017
1450 WCTC 

Lakewood: Housing leaders silent on CEO’s $469,000 salary
December 5, 2017
Asbury Park Press 

Charities Hoping ‘Giving Tuesday’ Boosts Seasonable Donations
November 27, 2017

New Jersey Playbook
November 22, 2017 

For NJ Charities, Tax-Reform Bills Offer Little to Be Thankful For
November 21, 2017
NJSpotlight (Op Ed by Linda M. Czipo)

RVCC Foundation to host forum on philanthropy on May 18
May 2, 2017
Somerset Messenger-Gazette 

Demand Jumps for 75% of New Jersey Nonprofits
April 27, 2017
The NonProfit Times 

A Message to Congress: Keep Charities and Foundations Nonpartisan
April 19, 2017
(Joint Op Ed by Linda M. Czipo, President & CEO, Center for Non-Profits and Nina Stack, President, Council of NJ Grantmakers)

New Jersey Bill Would Kill Third-Party Property Tax Appeals
March 2, 2017
Bloomberg BNA, Tax Management Weekly State Tax Report
Reproduced with permission from Tax Management Weekly State Tax Report 2017 Weekly State Tax Report __ (March 2, 2017). Copyright 2017 by The Bureau of National Affairs, Inc. (800-372-1033)

A New President, New Nonprofit Role
January 4, 2017
U.S. 1 Newspaper

Charities hope for end-of-year surge of generosity
December 26, 2016

Emerging Nonprofit Leader Named at 2016 New Jersey Conference
December 12, 2016

NJ Nonprofits Post-Election: Looking Ahead, Moving Forward
December 8, 2016
NJSpotlight (Op Ed by Linda M. Czipo)

Giving Tuesday Aims to Encourage Charitable Donations
November 29, 2016

Princeton Settlement Leaves Door Open for Future Tax Exemption Challenges
October 21, 2016
Inside Higher Ed

Governor Must Release Remaining $16M in Frozen Nonprofit Funds
October 4, 2016
(Joint Op Ed by Linda M. Czipo, President & CEO, Center for Non-Profits and Nina Stack, President, Council of NJ Grantmakers)

30 Leaders for 30 Years: LeadNJ honors some of the biggest names in the state
September 26, 2016

Powerful Partnerships Lead to Stronger Organizations Serving the Sector
September 14, 2016
Joint post by Nina Stack, President and of the Council of NJ Grantmakers, and Linda Czipo for the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation blog

Christie’s Funding Freeze Punishes People in Distress, Nonprofits
July 19, 2016
NJSpotlight (Op Ed by Linda M. Czipo)

Power 50: The 50 Most Influential Professionals in South Jersey
July 2016
South Jersey Biz

Taking Care of Business, Paying Overtime
June 15, 2016
U.S. 1 Newspaper

Nonprofits’ Tax-Exemption Battle Moves to the Courts
June 2, 2016

Meet RWJ Barnabas Health’s Secret Board of Trustees
May 3, 2016
New Brunswick Today

Chronic Under-Funding of Non-Profits An Unacceptable Risk
April 13, 2016
Guest post by Linda Czipo for the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation blog

Ridgewood joins others in seeking to tax non-profit hospitals
April 7, 2016
The Record/

Empowering Women | Who are the state’s most powerful women, according to the state’s most powerful women?
March 21, 2016

New pitch in fight to tax N.J. hospitals: Christie wants to freeze lawsuits
March 18, 2016
The Record/

Challenge to Princeton’s Tax-Exempt Status Will Proceed, New Jersey Tax Judge Rules
February 19, 2016
Bloomberg BNA, Tax Management Weekly State Tax Report
Reproduced with permission from Tax Management Weekly State Tax Report 2016 Weekly State Tax Report 16 (Feb. 19, 2016). Copyright 2016 by The Bureau of National Affairs, Inc. (800-372-1033)

Low-key tax judge Vito L. Bianco raising his profile
January 14, 2016
The Record/

Hospital group backs payments in lieu of taxes plan
January 5, 2016
The Press of Atlantic City

As 2015 ticks to a close, charities wait for last-minute surge in donations
December 31, 2015

End-of-Year Giving Remains Vital to NJ’s Nonprofits
December 28, 2015

Tax-Exempt Hospitals Face Payments to Host Towns in New Jersey
December 28, 2015

Hospital gets $5M – and priceless advice – for its expansion
December 16, 2015
The Star-Ledger/

NJ Hospital Tax Ruling Sends Ripples Throughout Garden State
November 27, 2015

North Jersey Towns Reassess Tax-Exempt Status for Hospitals After Key Ruling
November 23, 2015
The Record/

Morristown Medical Center Tax Ruling Ripples Through Garden State
November 17, 2015
NJ Spotlight

Are You Watching the Court Rulings on Property Tax Exemptions? Maybe You Should
August 14, 2015
Guest post by Linda Czipo for the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation blog

The State of NJ Non-Profits
August 14, 2015
Live from Trenton – BlogTalkRadio

After 30 years, the Carley Foundation is shutting down
June 20, 2015
The Press of Atlantic City

Nonprofits in New Jersey report increasing donations
April 12, 2015

2015 New Jersey Non-Profit Survey Report: Signs of Encouragement and Concern
April 2, 2015
Guest post by Linda Czipo for the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation blog

New Jersey charities counting on last-minute generosity
December 29, 2014

N.J. volunteer rate ranks near bottom in U.S., new federal study shows
December 22, 2014
The Star-Ledger/

The Funding Gap: The Decline in Charitable Donations
November 21, 2014
New Jersey Monthly

Volunteers get green light from legislature
April 3, 2014
New Jersey Jewish News

Best 50 Women in Business push for mentorship and valuing brains over beauty at awards gala
March 25, 2014

NJ nonprofits still feel the squeeze from economic downturn, report says
March 17, 2014
The Star-Ledger/

Center Executive Director Named One of 50 NJBIZ’ 2014 “Best 50 Women in Business”
January 31, 2014
Center for Non-Profits

Government shutdown makes operations difficult for non-profits
October 8, 2013
New Jersey Today with Mike Schneider

New Jersey charities still can’t sell raffle tickets online
October 8, 2013
The Press of Atlantic City

Communities lose if donations decrease: Opinion
July 12, 2013
The Star-Ledger/

One-on-One with Steve Adubato
July 3, 2013
segment begins at approx 11 min.

Morristown nonprofits merge to meet high demand, declining dollars
June 18, 2013
The Star-Ledger/

Tax deduction cap worries philanthropies
April 17, 2013
New Jersey Jewish News

Economic pain lingering for most charities
March 30, 2013
The Record/

Tips for donating to charity in the wake of Hurricane Sandy
March 10, 2013
New Jersey Now! WWOR-TV/MY9 (video not yet available)

Add charity to the list of changes Sandy wrought
March 6, 2013
NJBIZ (subscription required)

Who’s protecting the nonprofit sector?
January 27, 2013 (taped October 1, 2012)
Nonprofit NJ, Princeton Community Television

Non-profits still teetering on fiscal cliff
January 7, 2013
The Record/

As donations for Sandy stream in, other NJ charities feel pinch
December 25, 2012

Sandy adds to charities’ fundraising woes
November 26, 2012
The Record/

Resilient charities find ways to do more with less
November 19, 2012
The Press of Atlantic City

Public overestimates how much charities spend on themselves
August 20, 2012
The Record/

PILOT Proposals Spreading to More Affluent Suburbs
August 3, 2012
The Nonprofit Quarterly

Editorial: Lawrence faces tough sell to collect ‘donations’ from tax-exempt nonprofits
August 3, 2012
Times of Trenton/

NJ City Asks Nonprofits for Revenue
August 2, 2012
The Nonprofit Times

Lawrence council seeks new sources of revenue, asks nonprofits for help
August 2, 2012
Times of Trenton/

State efforts to cap non-profit CEO pay drawing attention
August 2, 2012
The Record/

Bill would relegate paperless tickets to shredder
July 23, 2012

NJ Nonprofit Center Seeks Input
July 2, 2012
The NonProfit Times 

Reader Forum: State should think long and hard before taxing nonprofits
May 7, 2012

NJ Non-Profits Struggling to Stay Above Water
March 16, 2012
NJ 101.5  

Non-profits benefiting from cutting of red tape
February 13, 2012
The Record/

Legislature gives some charities a boost over others
January 30, 2012
The Record/

State moves to help non-profits
January 16, 2012
The Record/

Charitable Donations In New Jersey Increasing During Holidays But Still Lower Than Last Year
December 20, 2011
WBGO News/Newark Public Radio

Many say they’ll cut charitable giving next year
December 19, 2011
The Record/

Advocacy and Non-Profits
Online radio show appearance, September 13, 2011, The Not-For-Profit Exchange

Watchdog on charities vows push on fraud
August 22, 2011
The Record/ 

N.J. Pulls Fund Raising Rule
August 21, 2011
The Record/

NJ Backs Down on Giving Regs
August 19, 2011
The NonProfit Times

N.J. Drops Proposal to Require Charities to Tell Donors They Can Earmark Money
August 19, 2011
The Chronicle of Philanthropy

Proposed Fundraising Rule has Many Nonprofits up in Arms
August 1, 2011
The Record/

New Jersey Considering Mandatory Disclosure Requirement
July 15, 2011
The Record/The NonProfit Times

NJ Plan Would Require Charities to Tell Donors They Can Earmark Money for Programs
July 20, 2011
The Chronicle of Philanthropy

Volunteer Drivers Scared Off by Insurance Worries
July 11, 2011
The Record/

Law Will Make It Easier For Non-Profits To Find State Information
May 16, 2011
The Record/

Nonprofits Restructure to Survive Downturn
March 14, 2011

A Safety Net for Nonprofit Agencies
January 22, 2011
The Star-Ledger/