Advocacy Alert: Sept. 21, 2011

Congress is Considering Proposals to Restrict Charitable Giving: One-third of Your Museum Budget May Be Affected 

Congress is currently considering how to cut $1.5 trillion from the federal budget and a proposal to limit the deductibility of charitable gifts remains an ongoing part of the debate. This is a significant concern because the impact on nonprofit institutions-including most museums-could be disastrous. Other proposals to expand and strengthen charitable giving incentives are also on the table. Learn what's at stake and how you can be an effective advocate for your museum on these issues. Registration is FREE, but required. 

Congress Takes a Hard Look at Charitable Giving: How Will Museums Fare? 
Tuesday, Sept. 27 
2 p.m. (ET) 
Featuring nonprofit public policy expert David L. Thompson, vice president of public policy, National Council of Nonprofits