Sunday, September 23

House Subcommittee schedules hearing on nonprofits

The House Ways and Means Oversight Subcommittee will hold a hearing to review whether tax-exempt charitable organizations are serving the needs of diverse communities.

Chairman John Lewis (D-GA) announced last week that the hearing will take place on Tuesday, September 25, 2007, in the main Committee hearing room, 1100 Longworth House Office Building, beginning at 2:00 p.m.

This hearing will focus on whether charitable organizations are serving diverse populations and communities. The hearing will discuss: the extent to which philanthropic dollars are being directed toward diverse communities; the actions tax-exempt organizations are taking to deal with issues and challenges that have arisen in identifying the needs of diverse communities; and the partnerships between governments and charitable organizations that are needed to reach and serve diverse populations. The Subcommittee will hear testimony on why developing a plan to serve diverse communities is important and beneficial.
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1 comment:

Anonymous said...

When did it become the business of Congress and the federal government to determine who is and who is not served by nonprofits?

This is a matter best left to the donors and boards of the nonprofits in question. The feds have no business here.