Following the Governor’s announced mandate to close public preschool programs, Norwescap will be canceling Head Start and Early Head Start classes beginning March 18th until further notice. Norwescap Head Start and Early Head Start will provide parents and caregivers with a sample schedule, lessons, activities, websites and other resources to ensure continuity of learning. The program will continue to operate and fulfill administrative functions during this closure. … [Read more...] about COVID-19 UpdateContinue Reading
Norwescap COVID-19 Statement
Dear Norwescap Community:I wanted to update you on Norwescap’s response to COVID-19 (coronavirus). As you know, approximately 30,000 people across five New Jersey counties rely on Norwescap each year for critical services. We are working to balance the need for the safety of our employees with the need to serve these participants. Because of this, we have been proactively monitoring the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus) and working to ensure that we are taking appropriate steps to protect staff … [Read more...] about Norwescap COVID-19 StatementContinue Reading
How Can Changes to the Tax Code Improve Charitable Giving?
We reported how there’s been a 1.7% decrease in charitable giving since the institution of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017—even with 64% of households paying less in income taxes over that period than period than they would have under the old laws. That decline potentially amounts to billions less year over year. Yet this year’s presidential candidates have been largely silent on ways to increase tax incentives for charitable giving, perhaps missing a prime opportunity to substantially … [Read more...] about How Can Changes to the Tax Code Improve Charitable Giving?Continue Reading
It’s Time to Reshape Our Thinking on Giving
We tend to associate financial donations with the end of the year—about a third of all charitable giving is done between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Eve. But just because it’s become the norm doesn’t mean it’s necessarily the most useful way of doing it. That year-end surge forces most nonprofits into a rather precarious position for much of the remaining 46 weeks of the year. Their smaller, seasonal fundraising campaigns aside, those organizations rely largely on their holiday-season … [Read more...] about It’s Time to Reshape Our Thinking on GivingContinue Reading