Every year, Social Venture Partners Los Angeles presents its Annual Fast Pitch--an inspirational, informative and genial competition in which the contestants pitch the audience and judges on the merits of their organization.
Everytable has emerged as one of the most nimble and effective responders to the coronavirus crisis in Los Angeles.
So impressed by the way in which so many Southern California nonprofit organizations and social enterprises have pivoted to address the consequences of the pandemic.
Baby2Baby is one of them.
Since its inception in 2006, its mission has been to provide "children living in poverty, ages 0-12 years, with diapers, clothing, and all the basic necessities that every child needs."
LiveTalksLA is one of the Southern California's top cultural offerings.
Created by Ted Habte-Gabr 10 years ago, LiveTalksLA presents writers, filmmakers, chefs, artists, leaders, comedians, musicians and thought leaders in business and science in a variety of wonderful venues throughout the region.
In view of the coronavirus pandemic, LiveTalksLA has suspended its in-person programming until medical authorities say that it is safe to congregate.
However, we are in luck!
You may have read that nearly 200 CEOS who are members of the influential Business Roundtable have signed a “Statement on the Purpose of a Corporation,” intended to serve as a “modern standard for corporate responsibility.”
If you are like me, I am trying to figure out how best to support charitable causes important to me while taking advantage of the relevant tax deductions.
The 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act makes that difficult. The legislation nearly doubled the itemized deduction threshold for taxpayers, which means that for many, taking deductions for gifts to nonprofit organizations is no longer possible.
Of course, administrators of nonprofits worry that the new higher thresholds for taking deductions will discourage philanthropy.