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Reality SF Becomes an ECFA Certified Church

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the certification of Reality SF of San Francisco, CA.

New Hope Church Becomes an ECFA Certified Church

SAN DIEGO, CA – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the certification of New Hope Church of San Diego, CA.

Kingsland Baptist Church Becomes an ECFA Certified Church

KATY, TX – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the certification of Kingsland Baptist Church of Katy, TX.

Hoboken Grace Community Church Becomes an ECFA Certified Church

HOBOKEN, NJ – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the certification of Hoboken Grace Community Church of Hoboken, NJ.

Eternal Church Becomes and ECFA Certified Church

FORT MILL, SC – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the certification of Eternal Church of Fort Mill, SC.

U.S. Supreme Court Reaffirms and Clarifies the “Ministerial Exception”

In a 7-2 majority opinion today, the U.S. Supreme Court issued an important decision that reaffirms and clarifies application of the “ministerial exception” doctrine to employment disputes.

Reminder to Tax-Exempt Organizations: 990s, Other Forms Due July 15; E-File Best Way to File

The Internal Revenue Service today reminds tax-exempt organizations that certain forms they file with the IRS are due on July 15, 2020. For organizations that operate on a calendar-year basis, this includes the 2019 Form 990 they would have normally filed on May 15. The upcoming July 15 deadline applies to many forms that were originally due May 15.

Charitable Giving to Religion Increased Slightly in 2019

Amid strong economic conditions, Americans gave $450 billion to charity in 2019, according to findings in Giving USA 2020. Comparing 2018 to 2019, total charitable giving rose 4.2% measured in current dollars (and 2.4% adjusted for inflation). Not only was 2019 a strong year for philanthropy, but it was also one of the highest years ever for charitable giving. "Clearly, Americans prioritize generosity as a key part of their lives,” said Rick Dunham, chair of Giving USA Foundation and founder and CEO of Dunham + Company.

ECFA’s Board Modifying Board Meeting Requirement

In its meeting last week, the ECFA Board of Directors approved a modification to the board meeting requirement for member organizations.

Legislation Introduced to Assist Churches and Nonprofits with Unemployment Benefits Cash Flow

On June 19, 2020, bipartisan legislation, the Protecting Nonprofits from Catastrophic Cash Flow Strain Act, was introduced by U.S. Sens. Sherrod Brown (D-OH), Tim Scott (R-SC), Ron Wyden (D-OR) and Chuck Grassley (R-IA) to help churches and nonprofits.

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