Policy Alert: Tax Reform Is Happening – Tell Lawmakers to Protect Philanthropy!
Author: Southeastern Council of Foundations
This week the U.S. House is slated to unveil tax reform legislation that could have serious consequences for endowed philanthropy. Members of Congress need to hear from grantmakers like you to ensure that, as this bill moves through the legislative process, the ability of foundations to improve lives and support communities is not diminished.
SECF is urging lawmakers to consider the importance of philanthropy, charitable giving and grantmakers’ missions to strengthen nonprofits and other tax-exempt institutions. To ensure that Southern Philanthropy speaks with one, united voice, this week the SECF Executive Committee approved four policy priorities for tax reform: