Many believe a long-awaited update of a law regulating nonprofit organizations will ease unnecessary and costly regulation that has crippled the effectiveness of some groups, but the weeks and months ahead may determine if even more red tape needs to be cut. The Nonprofit Revitalization Act, which Gov. Andrew Cuomo recently signed into law, is [...]
The Rochester Area Business Ethics Foundation, which promotes an ethical culture among the region’s businesses and nonprofit organizations, has six new members on its board of directors. They are Michael Burns of Harris Interactive; Jenelle Cassano, Klein Steel; Vicki James, Stand Out Results; John Keiser, State University College at Brockport; Ginny Nacy, Toddler’s Workshop; and [...]
The Rochester Area Ford Dealers will again be providing “new wheels” to local nonprofit organizations in need of transportation. Groups interested in applying to the 2013 Ford Friendship Express program can download an application online at www.rochesterareaforddealers.com “Through the program, we are honored to have the ability to give back to the community by donating [...]
Thirty-seven local nonprofit agencies will receive $1.145 million in grants from the Max and Marian Farash Charitable Foundation, in a round just announced to those organizations. Grants range from $5,000 to $100,000. Applications totaling nearly $20 million came from more than 140 organizations in this round of funding, which focused on projects in education. Under [...]
Rules promulgated by an assisted living nonprofit organization that restrict access by attorneys and advocates to residential care home residents are inconsistent with New York State Department of Health regulations, the New York State Court of Appeals said in a 5-2 decision last week.
The Realtors Charitable Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the Greater Rochester Association of Realtors, recently announced first quarter grant awards totaling $37,000 to local nonprofit organizations.
The Board of Directors of The New York Bar Foundation last week announced that it has recently awarded 57 grants totaling $337,050 to fund charitable and educational law-related projects.