News — Governance & Accountability
These member-exclusive sessions are designed to help participants better understand the financial side of their organization and get an idea of how human services providers will be affected by the shift to the ACO health care model.
The state's Operational Services Division agreed to extend the filing deadline for organizations affected by the delayed posting of the POS Expenditure and Federal Funds Listing Reports for 2017.
The Massachusetts Nonprofit Network presented each with a Lifetime Achievement Award for their leadership.
Sec. Michael Heffernan will discuss the state of the state budget and answer providers' questions about human services funding.
You can apply any time to take part in the Council's year-long mentoring program.
The Council's fall training schedule continues to grow with the addition of two workshops that address the important issues of how to keep employees and understanding compliance and ethics.
A resource list containing useful links on a range of topics has been added to the members-only section.
The proposed legislation would bring salaries paid to staff of human services provider organization in line with those paid to state workers doing similar jobs.
A federal ruled the Overtime Final Rule invalid, but nonprofits are encouraged to submit comments as to what changes should be implemented.
The Providers' Council encourages members and all nonprofits to actively participate in voter registration activities.
A few years ago, the federal government adopted grants reforms designed in part to improve the way governments at all levels treat nonprofits that perform services on their behalf. Notably, the reforms, known as the OMB Uniform Guidance, provide that nonprofits are entitled to be reimbursed by state and local governments for some or all of their indirect costs when federal money is in the funding stream.
The database and survey results are valuable tools that allow members to benchmark their salary and benefits.
The loan repayment legislation - H.116 and S.42 - would help low-paid human services workers alleviate some of their student loan debt.
Key EOHHS items are funded, and the proposal gives the Governor options with regard to a health care assessment.
The reduction to Adult Foster Care funding sets the rates back to pre-2007 levels.
The House Ways & Means Committee presented a budget that invests in early education, addiction and recovery services and housing supports but also would assess fines on employers not offering health insurance.
In all, nearly 4,500 nonprofits, including 146 in Massachusetts, notified Congress that the Johnson Amendment should remain unchanged.
The Council is offering education, legislation and sharing tools and information to help the human service workforce with student debt.
The Providers' Council, in conjunction with nonprofits and associations across the U.S., is fighting to maintain nonpartisanship for tax-exempt agencies.
The Providers' Council encourages members to attend hearing when possible to advocate for funding in the FY '18 budget.