Build a Better Request for Proposal

Association Adviser

Requests for Proposals (RFPs) can be a useful tool for associations wanting to discover the best options for products or services they need. The post Build a Better Request for Proposal appeared first on Association Adviser.

Labor Department Proposes Association Retirement Plans

Associations Now

Acting on an executive order issued by President Trump in August, the Department of Labor has proposed a new rule to allow small businesses to pool together to offer retirement plans to workers. The post Labor Department Proposes Association Retirement Plans appeared first on Associations No

Eric Lanke: Provocative Proposals for Change

Eric Lanke

Provocative Proposals for Change. I just finished reading an advance copy of Shelly Alcorn s " Provocative Proposals for Change ," a report she authored based on Appreciative Inquiry interviews she conducted with more than 200 association executives (including me). Eric Lanke.

Proposing governance changes – what the CIPR did

Optimist Consulting

They then opened a two-month consultation with members which outlined the proposed changes and rationale and asked for feedback. They presented the final proposed changes at the AGM and they were approved by members in June. Have you had to communicate governance proposals to members?

ICANN Proposal Would End Price Caps on.Org Domains

Associations Now

Associations and other tax-exempt groups could find it a lot costlier in the future to renew their website domain names ending in.org if a new contract proposed by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers is approved.

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How to Create a Proposal That’ll Sell Website Advertising FAST

MembersClicks

To do that, here are four things to include in your proposals: Small Staff Chatter non-dues revenueYour association or chamber website is a hot commodity. People in your industry or community (not just members) visit your website looking for valuable information.

Association Executives: Provocative Proposals Research Project

Association Subculture

Association Executives: Provocative Proposals Research Project. I would like to announce the Association Executives: Provocative Proposals for Change project (that link will take you to my website for a complete description). Association Executives: Provocative Proposals Rese. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Thursday, January 20, 2011. Second stage is cut. Were now in orbit. Stabilizers up, runnning perfect. Starting to collect. requested data. What will it affect.

Air Force Association Proposes Alternative to Space Force

Associations Now

Warning against the separation of air and space military capabilities, the Air Force Association argues that the mission that President Trump’s proposed Space Force would carry out would be better accomplished with a new joint Aerospace Force.

Proposed Statutory Register of Lobbyists – how will it affect you?

Optimist Consulting

Those against feel that the proposed Register won’t be able to provide the complete transparency it was seeking to deliver. The Government is considering creating a Statutory Register of Lobbyists.

Proposed Mugshot Rule Pits Privacy Against the Public’s Right to Know

Associations Now

A proposed New York state law that would bar the public release of mugshots to prevent their exploitation online has set up a conflict between privacy and the public’s right to know. Nonetheless, the proposal has proven divisive.

Do’s and Don’ts for Writing Your First Call for Proposal

MembersClicks

A Call for Proposal (or sometimes described as a Request for Proposal) is an open invitation from conference organizers asking for session presentations that are interesting and relevant for fellow industry professionals.

8 Steps to Getting Great Proposals for Your Association!

SCD Group

Want great proposals? I’ve been on both sides of the “RFP” process: seeking contractors via RFPs and building proposals responding to RFPs. Bottom line: issuing great requests results getting great proposals. Submit awesome requests.

ASAE Submits Comments on DOL Overtime Rule Revision Proposal

Associations Now

As the Department of Labor considers a new overtime revision proposal, ASAE says a high minimum salary level would negatively affect nonprofits. The post ASAE Submits Comments on DOL Overtime Rule Revision Proposal appeared first on Associations Now

6 Prompts to Properly Propose New Membership Software to Your Board

Aptify

There’s a lot riding on your proposal to the board—staff’s productivity and effectiveness, data security and usefulness, maybe even your reputation, and definitely your stress level.

Proposed Charity Act Would Promote Giving, Sponsors Say

Associations Now

The post Proposed Charity Act Would Promote Giving, Sponsors Say appeared first on Associations Now Introduced last week in the Senate, the Charity Act would promote charitable giving, expand tax provisions for charitable donations, and simplify tax calculations for foundations.

Maine Nonprofits Say Property Tax Proposal Would Jeopardize Programs, Services

Associations Now

Paul LePage submitted a proposed budget including a property tax for certain nonprofits. Last year, before releasing his biennial budget proposal, Maine Gov. At a town hall meeting on Wednesday , LePage said the proposal is part of a necessary plan to make Maine more prosperous.

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A Call to End the Call for Proposals?

Associations Now

Most associations generate content and select speakers through a call for proposals. The call-for-proposals process is an easy way to engage your current members, sponsors, and vendors in the content-planning process and give them a platform to share their knowledge.

IRS to Revise Proposed Rule for Nonprofit Political Activity

Associations Now

After receiving a record-setting number of public comments on a single rule, the Internal Revenue Service and Treasury Department announced they will rewrite a proposed rule that would govern political activities conducted by 501(c)(4) social welfare groups.

In China, Proposed Law Would Clamp Down on Foreign Nonprofits

Associations Now

Under the proposal, all foreign-based nonprofits would be required to register with, and be vetted by, the Chinese government before they could conduct activities in the country. The Chinese government opened the proposal up to public comment, and myriad U.S.-based

Obama’s Data Breach Proposals Get Associations Talking

Associations Now

While retail and financial groups welcomed the proposals, a key privacy group questioned whether they focus on the right things. Associations had varying reactions to the proposals. The post Obama’s Data Breach Proposals Get Associations Talking appeared first on Associations No

Meat, Agriculture Groups Challenge Sustainability Goals in Nutrition Proposal

Associations Now

The post Meat, Agriculture Groups Challenge Sustainability Goals in Nutrition Proposal appeared first on Associations Now The Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee, for the first time, considered the impact of the American diet on the environment.

Medical Societies Speak Out on Proposed Aid-in-Dying Bills

Associations Now

The post Medical Societies Speak Out on Proposed Aid-in-Dying Bills appeared first on Associations Now Though the California Medical Association has taken a neutral stance, other groups in the U.S. and Canada resist supporting physician-assisted suicide.

Pharmaceutical Firms Tackle Proposed FDA Social Media Guidelines

Associations Now

Trade groups and drug giants alike have raised significant concerns about proposed social media compliance guidelines from the Food and Drug Administration. The post Pharmaceutical Firms Tackle Proposed FDA Social Media Guidelines appeared first on Associations Now

Proposed Copyright Curriculum Leaves Educators, Activists Conflicted

Associations Now

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Advertising Groups Cry Foul Over Proposed Tax Changes

Associations Now

Industry associations are gearing up for a fight over reforms proposed in Congress that would effectively cut the advertising tax deduction in half. The post Advertising Groups Cry Foul Over Proposed Tax Changes appeared first on Associations Now

DC Tattoo Artists Petition to Stop Proposed Regulations

Associations Now

For a second time in a year, Washington’s tattoo shops and artists say, the Health Department has proposed rules that show a basic lack of understanding of their work. The post DC Tattoo Artists Petition to Stop Proposed Regulations appeared first on Associations Now

Manufacturers, Health Advocates Divided on FDA’s E-Cigarette Proposal

Associations Now

Testing the Waters The FDA’s e-cigarette proposal almost got an early showing thanks to the Tobacco Vapor Electronic Cigarette Association. But this week, the Food and Drug Administration released a proposal that aims to change that.

Associations at Odds Over Proposed Massachusetts Ban on Noncompete Clauses

Associations Now

Deval Patrick (D) proposed legislation in April that would ban the practice of keeping employees from working for a competitor under most circumstances. The post Associations at Odds Over Proposed Massachusetts Ban on Noncompete Clauses appeared first on Associations Now

Ethanol Industry Suffers Setback as EPA Proposes Lower 2014 Target

Associations Now

The Environmental Protection Agency’s proposal to decrease the required amount of ethanol in the nation’s fuel supply has producers on the defensive. But the oil industry suggests the proposal doesn’t go far enough. This proposal cannot stand.”

Mandatory Paid Sick Leave Proposals Prompt Debate

Associations Now

The post Mandatory Paid Sick Leave Proposals Prompt Debate appeared first on Associations Now Would requiring small employers to provide paid sick leave to workers be good or bad for business? As more cities consider the requirement, advocates for workers and businesses make their cases.

Los Angeles Proposes Plastic Grocery Bag Ban

Associations Now

The City Council must vote on the proposed ordinance again next week for it to be officially adopted. ” The post Los Angeles Proposes Plastic Grocery Bag Ban appeared first on Associations Now

Coalition’s Proposed Standards Draw Attention After Ad-Blocking Rumor

Associations Now

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Foes Join in Praising Proposal to Relax Mortgage Rules

Associations Now

A proposed new Qualified Residential Mortgage rule, introduced last week by federal regulators, received praise from both consumer advocates and the mortgage industry, groups that don’t typically agree on much.

For-Profit Colleges Under Pressure From Proposed ‘Gainful Employment’ Rules

Associations Now

Department of Education proposal that would tie federal financial aid eligibility of for-profit colleges to the results the schools deliver drew a wide array of reactions ahead of its comments deadline this week. The association asked DOE to withdraw the proposal entirely. A U.S.

Proposed Debt Collection Rule Changes Draw Array of Responses

Associations Now

The process of debt collection—a bread-and-butter task for many businesses, albeit one associated with controversial methods—could change significantly, thanks to a new set of proposed federal rules. Too far or not far enough?

ASAE Testifies on DC’s Proposed Paid Leave Act

Associations Now

Last week, ASAE urged the DC Council to reconsider provisions of a proposed law that, if passed, would be the most generous family-leave law in the country. The post ASAE Testifies on DC’s Proposed Paid Leave Act appeared first on Associations Now

Proposed In-Flight Electronics Standards Land at FAA

Associations Now

But even if adopted, the proposed standards wouldn’t allow every device to be used. The proposal. The Consumer Electronics Association—whose vice president of technology policy, Doug Johnson, sat on the panel—supports the proposed rules.

Tech Groups Oppose Internet Wiretapping Proposal

Associations Now

There are a number of serious unintended consequences with this flawed proposal. Michael Beckerman, CEO of the Internet Association, released a statement that was highly critical of the proposal. There are a number of serious unintended consequences with this flawed proposal.

FAA’s Drone Proposal Forged With Stakeholder Help

Associations Now

The result represents a compromise among a variety of industry stakeholders, some of whom didn’t get everything they wanted out of the final proposal. The post FAA’s Drone Proposal Forged With Stakeholder Help appeared first on Associations Now

IRS Open to Feedback on Proposed 501(c)(4) Rules

Associations Now

As the IRS begins sifting through a record number of comments on a single proposed rule, the agency said it will seriously consider that feedback before finalizing regulations that would restrict political activity by tax-exempt social welfare groups.