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General Purposes

National Council of Nonprofits

  • Program Civil Society
  • Program Area Strengthening Civic Space
  • Grant Amount $285,000
  • Grant Period January 1, 2019–December 31, 2020
  • Location Washington, DC, United States
  • Geographic Focus United States

About this grant

Established in 1990, the National Council of Nonprofits is the nation’s largest network of nonprofits, representing more than 25,000 organizations across the country. Its mission is to advance the vital role, capacity, and voice of charitable nonprofit organizations. The grantee works through its network of state associations to help nonprofits operate more effectively, engage in critical policy issues affecting the sector, and achieve greater impact in their communities. The grantee is best known for its robust public policy advocacy, including defending the Johnson Amendment, ensuring a fair 2020 census count, removing new taxes on nonprofits, and expanding the charitable giving deduction. The grantee requests a grant increase so that it can undertake a process to ensure its long-term sustainability.