State To Scrutinize Anti-Terror Funding For Nonprofits

New regulations will complicate application process for $13 million federal pool.

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As local nonprofits gear up to vie for $13 million in federal security funding, some will face an additional pile of paperwork when they are asked to prequalify under regulations imposed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo last year.

New procedures set forth by Gov. Andrew Cuomo now in place for nonprofits. Getty Images

For ‘Friends’ Groups, A New Normal

With the philanthropic ground under them shifting, American ‘Friends of’ nonprofits having to adjust to new realities.

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Giving to American “Friends of” Israel organizations dropped sharply in recent years, but don’t blame the economic downturn, say the writers of a recent report that documented and analyzed the dip. The recession exacerbated the decrease in donations suffered by such groups as the Jerusalem Foundation, the American Friends of Open University and the Hadassah Medical Relief Organization but didn’t cause it, the report’s author, Avrum Lapin of EHL Consulting Group, told The Jewish Week..

Giving to American “Friends of” Israel groups, like the American Friends of Tel Aviv University, fell more between 2006 and 2009

Razoo Changes Policy on Israeli Credit Cards

If you didn't receive numerous email solicitations from non-profit organizations during the final week of 2010, then your email server was likely down.

A few complaints led Razoo to change its policy on accepting credit card donations from Israel.
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